2013 FYT Survey Teacher
 
 Survey Title:2013 First Year Teacher Survey: Teacher Queries
 
 Survey Properties:
 
 Total Respondents:527
 Responses By Question Analysis:
 

 
 
 1.  I earned my traditional degree from:
Response TotalResponse Percent
Alcorn State University 72%
Belhaven College 72%
Blue Mountain College 72%
Delta State University 185%
Jackson State University 51%
Millsaps College 31%
Mississippi College 196%
Mississippi State University 7221%
Mississippi University for Women 103%
Mississippi Valley State University 00%
Rust College 10%
Tougaloo College 10%
University of Mississippi 4914%
University of Southern Mississippi 5917%
William Carey University 278%
Other (Out of State) 5717%
Total Respondents342
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 2.  I completed the following type of alternate Route Program:
Response TotalResponse Percent
ABCTE (American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence) 44%
MAPQT (MS Alternate Path to Quality Teachers) 1921%
MAT (Master of Arts in Teaching) 5257%
TMI (Teach Mississippi Institute) 1618%
Total Respondents91
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 3.  I completed my MAT or TMI at the following College/University:
1.William Carey University
2.None
3.I did not go this route
4.University of Mississippi
5.University of Southern Mississippi
6.William Carey University
7.na
8.William Carey University
9.University of Mississippi
10.William Carey University
11.University of Southern Mississippi
12.William Carey University
13.Mississippi State University
14.William Carey University
15.Mississippi State University
16.William Carey University
17.William Carey University
18.William Carey University
19.William Carey University
20.William Carey
21.Mississippi State University
22.University of Mississippi
23.William Carey College
24.William Carey University
25.William Carey University
26.William Carey University
27.Ole Miss
28.Northwest Community College
29.University of MS
30.Belhaven University
31.Delta State University
32.William Carey University
33.William Carey University
34.Mississippi State University
35.Mississippi College
36.In Progress (William Carey University)
37.The University of Mississippi
38.Binghamton University (NY)
39.Mississippi Valley State University
40.Jackson State University
41.Mississippi College
42.Belhaven University
43.Belhaven University
44.Mississippi State University
45.Belhaven University
46.Mississippi College
47.William Carey University
48.William Carey University
49.William Carey University
50.?
51.William Carey
52.William Carey University
53.William Carey
54.Belhaven University
55.Mississippi State University
56.University of Mississippi
57.University of Mississippi
58.University of Mississippi
59.Belhaven University
60.William Carey University - will complete 2014
61.Mississippi College
62.University of Phoenix
63.William Carey University
64.University of Mississippi
65.Delta State University
66.Mississippi Valley State University
67.Mississippi College
68.Mississippi State University
69.William Carey University
70.Not yet
71.Mississippi State University
72.William Carey University
73.Alcorn State University
74.William Carey University
Total Respondents  74
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 4.  My major field of study: 
Response TotalResponse Percent
AGRICULTURE 21%
ART 41%
AUDIOLOGY 00%
BIOLOGY/BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE 134%
BUSINESS EDUCATION 41%
CHEMISTRY 00%
CHILD DEVELOPMENT 10%
COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH K-12 00%
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 00%
COMPUTER/TECH EDUCATION 10%
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 00%
DANCE EDUCATION 00%
DRIVER'S EDUCATION 00%
EARLY ORAL INTERVENTION 00%
ELEMENTARY K-3 62%
ELEMENTARY K-6  16948%
ENGLISH  226%
ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE 00%
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCI/HOME ECO 31%
FRENCH  21%
GENERAL SCIENCE  10%
GIFTED EDUCATION  10%
GUIDANCE & COUNSELING  21%
HEALTH EDUCATION  123%
HEARING IMPAIRED/DEAF EDUC 10%
INSTRUCT'L MANAGEMNT/CURR & INSTR 00%
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY  00%
LATIN  00%
LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST 10%
MATHEMATICS 103%
MUSIC ED INSTRUMENTAL K-12 82%
NURSERY - GRADE 1 00%
PHYSICAL EDUCATION K-12 175%
PHYSICAL SCIENCE 00%
PHYSICS 10%
PSYCHOMETRY 00%
READING K12 00%
SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIST 00%
SCIENCE EDUCATION 31%
SOCIAL SCIENCE 82%
SOCIAL STUDIES 216%
SPANISH 10%
SPED-SEVERE/PROFOUND 00%
SPED-EMOTIONAL DISABILITY 00%
SPED-MILDLY/MOD DISABILITY K-12 226%
SPED-MILDLY/MOD DISABILITY K-8 21%
SPED MILDLY/MOD DISABILITY 7-12 31%
SPED-HEARING IMPAIRED 00%
SPED-VISUALLY IMPAIRED 00%
SPEECH COMMUNICATION 21%
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY 41%
TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION 31%
THEATRE/DRAMA 10%
TRADE/TECHNICAL  21%
VOCATIONAL CHILD CARE 00%
VOCATIONAL FAM & CONSUMER SCIENCE 00%
Total Respondents353
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   Based on the training you received from your teacher preparation program, please indicate what you believe to be your level of performance as a first year teacher on the indicators below (on a scale of 1 to 5). Remember that survey responses are anonymous and will not be published except as cumulative data in order to improve instruction at Mississippi’s teacher preparation programsthat better prepare teachers for the classroom.
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    1=Poor Performance (or not demonstrated) 2=Low Performance (or slightly demonstrated) 3=Average Performance (or adequately demonstrated) 4=High Performance (or demonstrated well) 5=Excellent Performance (or extremely well demonstrated)
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   DOMAIN I: PLANNING AND PREPARATION
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 8.  I select developmentally appropriate, performance-based objectives that connect core content knowledge for lessons based on Mississippi Curriculum Frameworks/Common Core State Standards.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 10%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 5215%
4 (2 Points) 17551%
5 (1 Points) 11132%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.85
Weighted Average  1.85
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 9.  I incorporate diversity, including multicultural perspectives, into lessons. I use knowledge of student backgrounds, interests, experiences, and prior knowledge (e.g., pretests, interest inventories, surveys, and KWLs) to make instruction relevant and meaningful.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 10%
2 (4 Points) 103%
3 (3 Points) 9127%
4 (2 Points) 15445%
5 (1 Points) 8625%
Total Respondents342
Average 2.08
Weighted Average  2.08
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 10.  I integrate core content knowledge from other subject areas in lessons.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 21%
2 (4 Points) 237%
3 (3 Points) 8525%
4 (2 Points) 13439%
5 (1 Points) 9829%
Total Respondents342
Average 2.11
Weighted Average  2.11
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 11.  I plan appropriate and sequential teaching procedures that include innovative and interesting introductions and closures, and I use a variety of teaching materials and technology.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 82%
3 (3 Points) 6218%
4 (2 Points) 18053%
5 (1 Points) 9227%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.96
Weighted Average  1.96
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 12.  I prepare appropriate assessments (ex. pre/post assessments, quizzes, unit tests, rubrics, and/or checklists) based on core content knowledge to effectively evaluate learner progress.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 93%
3 (3 Points) 5516%
4 (2 Points) 17250%
5 (1 Points) 10631%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.9
Weighted Average  1.9
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 13.  I plan differentiated learning experiences that accommodate developmental and/or educational needs of learners based on assessment information which is aligned with core content knowledge (ex. – use of pre/post assessments, surveys, inventories, remediation, and enrichment activities).
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 10%
2 (4 Points) 124%
3 (3 Points) 8425%
4 (2 Points) 16348%
5 (1 Points) 8224%
Total Respondents342
Average 2.08
Weighted Average  2.08
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   DOMAIN II: ASSESSMENT
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 15.  I communicate assessment criteria and performance standards to the students and provide timely feedback on students' academic performance.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 41%
3 (3 Points) 5215%
4 (2 Points) 17250%
5 (1 Points) 11433%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.84
Weighted Average  1.84
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 16.  I incorporate a variety of informal and formal assessments (ex. – pre/post assessments, quizzes, unit tests, checklists, rating scales, rubrics, remediation, and enrichment activities) to differentiate learning experiences that accommodate differences in developmental and/or educational needs.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 6318%
4 (2 Points) 16749%
5 (1 Points) 10932%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.88
Weighted Average  1.88
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   DOMAIN III: INSTRUCTION
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 18.  I use acceptable written, oral, and nonverbal communication in planning and instruction.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 10%
3 (3 Points) 216%
4 (2 Points) 18654%
5 (1 Points) 13439%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.68
Weighted Average  1.68
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 19.  I provide clear, complete written and/or oral directions for instructional activities.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 00%
3 (3 Points) 3811%
4 (2 Points) 16448%
5 (1 Points) 14041%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.7
Weighted Average  1.7
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 20.  I communicate high expectations for learning to all students.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 10%
3 (3 Points) 134%
4 (2 Points) 13239%
5 (1 Points) 19657%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.47
Weighted Average  1.47
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 21.  I convey enthusiasm for teaching and learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 00%
3 (3 Points) 237%
4 (2 Points) 13038%
5 (1 Points) 18955%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.51
Weighted Average  1.51
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 22.  I provide opportunities for the students to cooperate, communicate, and interact with each other to enhance learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 10%
3 (3 Points) 3611%
4 (2 Points) 14342%
5 (1 Points) 16247%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.64
Weighted Average  1.64
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 23.  I demonstrate knowledge of content for the subject(s) taught.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 00%
3 (3 Points) 206%
4 (2 Points) 14141%
5 (1 Points) 18153%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.53
Weighted Average  1.53
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 24.  I use a variety of appropriate teaching strategies (e.g., cooperative learning, discovery learning, demonstration, discussion, inquiry, simulation, etc.) to enhance student learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 51%
3 (3 Points) 6118%
4 (2 Points) 16949%
5 (1 Points) 10731%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.89
Weighted Average  1.89
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 25.  I provide learning experiences that accommodate differences in developmental and individual needs of diverse learners.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 82%
3 (3 Points) 6419%
4 (2 Points) 17651%
5 (1 Points) 9427%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.96
Weighted Average  1.96
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 26.  I engage students in analytic, creative, and critical thinking through higher-order questioning and I provide opportunities for students to apply concepts in problem solving and critical thinking.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 62%
3 (3 Points) 8926%
4 (2 Points) 15946%
5 (1 Points) 8826%
Total Respondents342
Average 2.04
Weighted Average  2.04
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 27.  I elicit input during lessons and allow sufficient wait time for students to expand and support their responses. I make adjustments to lessons according to student input, cues, and individual/group responses.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 5717%
4 (2 Points) 16147%
5 (1 Points) 12135%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.83
Weighted Average  1.83
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 28.  I use family and/or community resources (special guests or materials) in lessons to enhance student learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 206%
2 (4 Points) 7422%
3 (3 Points) 9829%
4 (2 Points) 9528%
5 (1 Points) 5516%
Total Respondents342
Average 2.73
Weighted Average  2.73
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   DOMAIN IV: LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
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 30.  I monitor and adjust the classroom environment to enhance social relationships, motivation, and learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 3911%
4 (2 Points) 15144%
5 (1 Points) 14944%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.7
Weighted Average  1.7
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 31.  I attend to or delegate routine tasks.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 4513%
4 (2 Points) 15545%
5 (1 Points) 13941%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.74
Weighted Average  1.74
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 32.  I use a variety of strategies to foster appropriate student behavior according to individual and situational needs.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 10%
3 (3 Points) 6218%
4 (2 Points) 17150%
5 (1 Points) 10832%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.87
Weighted Average  1.87
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 33.  I create and maintain a climate of fairness, safety, respect, and support for all students.
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 237%
4 (2 Points) 14141%
5 (1 Points) 17551%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.57
Weighted Average  1.57
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 34.  I maximize time available for instruction. (Use instructional time effectively)
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 00%
2 (4 Points) 31%
3 (3 Points) 4914%
4 (2 Points) 16047%
5 (1 Points) 13038%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.78
Weighted Average  1.78
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   DOMAIN V: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
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 36.  I establish opportunities for communication with parents and/or guardians and professional colleagues (newsletters, positive notes, extracurricular activities, professional development opportunities, conferences, etc.).
Response TotalResponse Percent
1 (5 Points) 21%
2 (4 Points) 72%
3 (3 Points) 6218%
4 (2 Points) 14342%
5 (1 Points) 12837%
Total Respondents342
Average 1.87
Weighted Average  1.87
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