This survey is being used to collect information that will be used in developing a Technology Plan for Miami High School.

Please fill out the survey as completely and honestly as possible. All questions require a response (some will allow more than one).

Please choose the most appropriate answer.

The survey should only take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Thanks for your help.

* 1. My ethnic background is

* 2. I have a home computer

* 3. I have access to the Internet

* 4. Locations where I use the Internet (check all that apply)

* 5. I use a computer for work

* 6. Answer the following questions about your knowledge, and/or attitudes regarding technology

  Strongly Disagree Disagree No Opinion Agree Strongly Agree
I have good computer skills
I am comfortable working with different technologies
I have good overall knowledge of technology
Technology is critical to the learning experience of students
I would support additional funding for technology use with learning
I use a computer in my profession

* 7. Answer the following questions pertaining to your student's use of technology

  Strongly Disagree Disagree No Opinion Agree Strongly Agree
My student's access to technology in school is currently regular and adequate
My student has strong technology skills
My student has access to a computer outside of school for school work
My student frequently uses technology for homework
I assist my student in using a computer for school projects
My student plays games on a home computer
I have a good understanding of the ways my student uses technology at school

* 8. Answer the following questions regarding how the school district benefits parents through technology

  Strongly Disagree Disagree No Opinion Agree Strongly Agree
I would be interested in technology training classes for parents at the school
My school uses technology for communicating with our home and family (PowerSchool, web pages, email, etc.)

* 9. Among all the needs facing schools today, where would you rank technology in importance? (1=Low, 10=High)

* 10. What can Miami Public Schools do as a district to better inform you as to the types of technology your student is being exposed to?

* 11. If Miami High School offered technology training classes for parents, when would be the best time for you?

Thanks very much for your input!

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