Year-End Evaluation

2004/2005

PARTICIPATION

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Your E-mail Address
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1. Are you based in a school or other educational setting? Yes No

2. If so, what age students do you reach?

3. Which best describes your setting?

4. For how many years have you participated in Journey North ?

5. Do you plan to participate again next year?

Yes No Maybe NA

6. What is the socioeconomic level of the students you reach?

Low Middle High NA

PROGRAM CONTENT

7. In which of these FALL activities did you participate?

Monarch Migration   Tulip Garden Study
Symbolic Monarch Migration Whooping Crane Migration

8. In which of these SPRING activities did you participate?

Bald Eagles Robins
Gray Whales Tulip Garden Study
Hummingbirds Weather and Songbird Migration
Monarch Butterflies Whooping Cranes
Mystery Class  

9. Challenges
Did you have trouble integrating Journey North into your curriculum?

Often Sometimes Never NA


10. Successes
Do you think other teachers could learn from some of the successes you had in using Journey North?

Yes Perhaps Probably not No


Teaching Resources

11. Which of the following new Teaching Resources did you use?

Journey North for Kids Standards Correlations
Non-fiction Reading Booklets for Kids Assessment Strategies
Orientation: Getting Started with JN Inquiry Strategies
Background Lessons

12. Which do you anticipate using next year?
Journey North for Kids Standards Correlations
Non-fiction Reading Booklets for Kids Assessment Strategies
Orientation: Getting Started with JN Inquiry Strategies
Background Lessons

13. Future Initiatives
Which of the following ideas would you like us to develop? Please vote for three!

Migration updates written at students' reading level Assessment & standards attached to all lessons
More audio visual materials (images, video, sound) Correlations to my own state/province standards
More "Journey North for Kids" (image-rich, simple text) Core curriculum units (e.g., "seasons," "habitat," "adaptations," )
Materials formatted for easier printing (PDF updates, worksheets, etc.) Self-directed units for students (gifted, home school, etc.)
Better support for teachers List of fiction and non-fiction books that coordinate with Journey North.

Note: If you have other ideas, please mention them in #16, below!


Professional Development

14. Would you be interested in attending a Journey North professional development workshop in your district or region?

Yes No Not Applicable

15. Have you ever conducted or attended a workshop about Journey North in any of the following settings? (Select as many as apply.)

At my school At a local or regional conference
In my school district At a national conference
Other setting No, I haven't conducted or attended a workshop

Note: If you have conducted a workshop, please use #14, below, to fill us in!


WILL YOU HELP?


16. Overall, what do you think we should do to improve the program?

17. Send a quotable quote! It's valuable to have supportive words from participating teachers and students when we tell others about this program (i.e. for grant proposals, press needs, public presentations, etc.) You don't need to write a long letter, just a few sentences would be helpful!

18. Summer Contact Information

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH for helping at this busy time of year!

The Journey North Staff