2013 FYT Survey (Principal)
 
 Survey Title:2013 First Year Teacher Survey: Principal Queries
 
 Survey Properties:
 
 Total Respondents:314
 Responses By Question Analysis:
 

 
 
 1.  Is the teacher assigned in their area of certification?
Response TotalResponse Percent
Yes 18497%
No 53%
Total Respondents189
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   Please indicate the level of competency of the first year teacher on each of the indicators below using a scale of 1 to 5: 1 = Poor performance (or not demonstrated) 2 = Low performance (or minimally demonstrated) 3 = Average performance (or adequately demonstrated) 4 = High performance (or demonstrated well) 5 = Excellent performance (or extremely well demonstrated)
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   PLANNING AND PREPARATION
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 4.  Selects developmentally appropriate, performance-based objectives that connect core content knowledge for lessons based on Mississippi Curriculum Frameworks/Common Core State Standards in applicable subject areas.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
95%
5429%
8446%
3720%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 5.  Incorporates diversity, including multicultural perspectives, into lessons. Uses 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
21%
2111%
6535%
6535%
3117%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 6.  Integrates core content knowledge from other subject areas in lessons.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11%
1810%
6133%
7038%
3418%
Total Respondents184
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 7.  Plans appropriate and sequential teaching procedures that include innovative and interesting introductions and closures, and uses a variety of teaching materials and technology.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11%
158%
5731%
7139%
4022%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 8.  Prepares 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
00%
1810%
5128%
8446%
3117%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 9.  Plans 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
11%
2212%
6736%
6334%
3117%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
   DOMAIN II: ASSESSMENT
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 11.  Communicates assessment criteria and performance standards to the students and provides timely feedback on students' academic performance.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
1810%
4726%
8546%
3418%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 12.  Incorporates 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
21%
169%
5731%
8144%
2815%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
   DOMAIN III: INSTRUCTION
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 14.  Uses acceptable written, oral, and nonverbal communication in planning and instruction.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
74%
4927%
7742%
5128%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 15.  Provides clear, complete written and/or oral directions for instructional activities.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
158%
4927%
7440%
4625%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 16.  Communicates high expectations for learning to all students.
Response TotalResponse Percent
21%
158%
5128%
7139%
4524%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 17.  Conveys enthusiasm for teaching and learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
32%
127%
4625%
7239%
5128%
Total Respondents184
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 18.  Provides opportunities for the students to cooperate, communicate, and interact with each other to enhance learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
169%
4323%
8446%
4122%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 19.  Demonstrates knowledge of content for the subject(s) taught.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11%
84%
3720%
8446%
5429%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 20.  Uses a variety of appropriate teaching strategies (e.g., cooperative learning, discovery learning, demonstration, discussion, inquiry, simulation, etc.) to enhance student learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11%
1810%
5530%
7541%
3519%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 21.  Provides learning experiences that accommodate differences in developmental and individual needs of diverse learners.
Response TotalResponse Percent
53%
137%
7440%
6234%
3016%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 22.  Engages students in analytic, creative, and critical thinking through higher-order questioning and provides opportunities for students to apply concepts in problem solving and critical thinking.
Response TotalResponse Percent
53%
158%
7038%
6535%
2916%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 23.  Elicits input during lessons and allows sufficient wait time for students to expand and support their responses. Makes adjustments to lessons according to student input, cues, and individual/group responses.
Response TotalResponse Percent
21%
158%
5731%
7641%
3418%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 24.  Uses family and/or community resources (special guests or materials) in lessons to enhance student learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
137%
2916%
5832%
6435%
2011%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
   DOMAIN IV: LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
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 26.  Monitors and adjusts the classroom environment to enhance social relationships, motivation, and learning.
Response TotalResponse Percent
53%
1910%
5630%
6938%
3519%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 27.  Attends to or delegates routine tasks.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11%
2011%
4927%
6736%
4726%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 28.  Uses a variety of strategies to foster appropriate student behavior according to individual and situational needs.
Response TotalResponse Percent
84%
1810%
6133%
6234%
3519%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 29.  Creates and maintains a climate of fairness, safety, respect, and support for all students.
Response TotalResponse Percent
74%
148%
5128%
6636%
4625%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 30.  Maximizes time available for instruction. (Uses instructional time effectively)
Response TotalResponse Percent
84%
169%
4927%
6837%
4323%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
   DOMAIN V: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
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 32.  Establishes opportunities for communication with parents and/or guardians and professional colleagues (newsletters, positive notes, extracurricular activities, professional development opportunities, conferences, etc.).
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
169%
5832%
6938%
4122%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 33.  Overall, I feel the teacher preparation programs are doing a good job of preparing beginner teachers.
Response TotalResponse Percent
00%
95%
8144%
6535%
2916%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130
 34.  Based on my beginner teachers who are graduates of Mississippi teacher preparation programs, I believe that the teacher preparation programs have done a better job of getting teachers ready for entering today’s classrooms over the past_____: 
Response TotalResponse Percent
10 years 1910%
5 years 4524%
3 years 6234%
1-2 years  5832%
Total Respondents184
(skipped this question) 130