ENSURING TEACHER QUALITY IN MATHEMATICS PARTICIPANT QUESTIONNAIRE 1. Think back to the materials you experienced in this course. A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. 2. Do the materials address the TEKS? Are the materials usable in the given format? Are the materials appropriate for use with students? Do the materials add depth and connections to the classroom? Were the instructions you received clear? Did you and other members of your group need further instructions/directions from the presenter/instructor to be able to do the assigned activities/tasks? Were the tasks/activities engaging/interesting? Were these activities/tasks relevant? Did you experience any content difficulty in doing these mathematics activities/tasks? Yes 1 1 1 No 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 Were the activities/tasks you were given different from activities/tasks you have seen before? (CIRCLE ONE) 1 Yes 2 Somewhat 3 No 2a. In what ways were these activities/tasks different? (DESCRIBE) ______________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 3. Using a 5-point scale, where “1” refers to “no knowledge” and “5” refers to “significant knowledge,” please rate your knowledge of the topics/tasks presented. (CIRCLE ONE NUMBER FOR EACH) No Significant Knowledge Knowledge At the start of the session: 1 2 3 4 5 At the end of the session: 1 2 3 4 5 4. Did you learn any: (CIRCLE YES OR NO FOR EACH) A. B. New mathematics from the tasks? New problem solving approaches? Yes 1 1 No 2 2 December 2004. Ensuring Teacher Quality: Algebra I and Algebra II, produced by the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. V. Course Follow-up, B. Evaluation, 3. Participant Questionnaire 2 5. Briefly describe what new problem solving approach(es) you learned. _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 6. Which part of the course did you find most useful? ________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 7. Do you anticipate needing additional support in teaching a course using these materials? 1 Yes 2 No 3 Unsure 7a. What support would you need and from whom? _________________________ ________________________________________________________________ 8. Feel free to make other comments and suggestions. THANK YOU FOR COMPLETING THE QUESTIONNAIRE! December 2004. Ensuring Teacher Quality: Algebra I and Algebra II, produced by the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.