Journey North
Annual Evaluation

2010/2011

PARTICIPATION

First Name Last Name

Your E-mail Address
Please type very carefully!


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
Phenology  

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

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

PROGRAM USE

9. Frequency of Use
How often, on average, do you and/or your class use the Journey North website/program?

Several times a week Once a week Twice a month Once a month or less

10. Ease of Use
How difficult was it to use the program with your students?

Very easy Easy Somewhat easy Not easy

11. Method of Use
What are the main ways in which you use Journey North with your class?

Track migrations w/online maps Print and read news and materials
Plot migrations on classroom maps Read online (as a class, w/projector)
Conduct activities/lessons Use occasionally as a supplement
Students use for their own research E-mail use only (or primarily)

Note: If you have additional comments, please mention them in #16, below!


TEACHING RESOURCES

12. Which of the following Teaching Resources did you use?

Slideshows (see example) Journey North for Kids (see example)
Teacher Guides for slideshows JN for Kids Handouts (see example)
Map Question Handouts (see example) Migration Updates (see example)
Reading Booklets for Kids (see example) Orientation: Getting Started with JN
Background Lessons (see example)  

13. Which do you anticipate using next year?

Slideshows (see example) Journey North for Kids (see example)
Teacher Guides for slideshows JN for Kids Handouts (see example)
Map Question Handouts (see example) Migration Updates (see example)
Reading Booklets for Kids (see example) Orientation: Getting Started with JN
Background Lessons (see example)  

14. 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) List of fiction and non-fiction books that coordinate with Journey North.
More "Journey North for Kids" (image-rich, simple text) Core curriculum units (e.g., "seasons," "habitat," "adaptations," "climate change," etc.)
Materials formatted for easier printing (PDF updates, worksheets, etc.) Self-directed units for students (gifted, home school, etc.)

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Yes No Not Applicable

 


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. You don't need to write a long letter; just a few sentences would be helpful! And please tell us what you think about the improvements we made this year to the weekly news updates.

18. Summer Contact Information

Street
City State/Province
Zip code:

Telephone:

19. May we call you this summer to learn more about how you use Journey North?

Yes No Not Applicable

 





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

The Journey North Staff