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* 1. What grades do you teach? (Check all that apply)

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* 2. What subjects do you currently teach?

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* 3. What subjects have you taught in the past?

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* 4. Which populations(s) do you teach? (Check all that apply)

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* 5. About how many students do you teach each year?

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* 6. For the following statements, please rate how frequently does each of the following happen in your classroom?
(Mark each statement with the answer that is closest to your experience):

  Never Approx once a month Approx twice a month Approx once a week Just about every day
I lead a whole-class discussion (students listen and answer questions.
Students lead a discussion or give a presentation.
Students work together in small groups to complete an assignment.
I use the textbook as my primary guide through units.
Many education activities occur in the room at the same time (i.e. small group work, tech use, project planning).
Students’ interests partly influence the topics in the lesson.
I set up opportunities for students to peer-teach.
I set up opportunities for students to review and revise their own work.
I set up experiences where students make predictions and investigate them.
Students engage in hands-on learning activities to learn content.
Teams or small groups of students work with computers for a specific assignment.
Teams or small groups of students work with computers for a project.
Individual students use computers for a project.
Students participate in collaborative math or science investigations.
I introduce content through inquiry-based experiences.
Learning activities focus on developing students’ problem-solving skills.

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* 7. Based on the description and content area covered please rate your interest in the following curriculum.

  No interest Little interest Not sure Somewhat interested Very interested Want to use it
Fishy Fossil: CSIT investigators attempt to verify a Megalodon jaw fossil found after an earthquake in upstate New York. (Earth Science)
Jewel Heist: A jewelry store was robbed, 2 bandits made off with hundreds of thousands of dollars of jewels. This was the third in a string of daring robberies. Blood and trace evidence was left at the last crime scene. (Biology)
Vandalism in the Bronx: A string of vandalism incidents has shocked a quiet Bronx neighborhood. In the first reported incident the playing fields outside a local high school were vandalized: a fence was ripped apart, and garbage was strewn all around. (Ecology)
Sweet Sabatoge: A very famous pastry chef, who was the favorite to win a big-time, high-stakes, baking contest with a big money reward was humiliated when the judge found his cake so distasteful that he spat it out — on national television!(Chemistry)
Car Crash: The angry owner of a black four-door sedan reported a hit and run on the corner of Ditmars Blvd in East Elmhurst. He claimed that he parked his car and was walking to the front door of his house when he heard a loud crash. He turned around to see his car smashed by a white SUV and a man fleeing the scene, running down the block. (Physics)

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* 8. Based on what you teach which two modules would possibly work in your classroom?

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* 9. Could you briefly Name the state you teach in and describe what requirements or incentives your school/district/state has for teacher professional development?

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* 10. Are you currently enrolled or have you been enrolled in a professional development course or program in the past year?

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* 11. If you answered yes on question #28 could you briefly describe what that was?

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* 12. Have you ever taken an online course? (Could include undergraduate, graduate or professional development setting).

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* 13. If you answered yes on question #12 could you briefly describe what that was?

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* 14. What is your interest in taking online course for college credit or professional development?

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* 15. How many professional development sessions do you attend a year?

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* 16. Please take this opportunity to further expand or gives us feedback on any of the questions or topics that we asked questions about.

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