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New Survey Asks What Kids Think of Teachers

Students Voices Heard With New Teacher Perception Survey

Students in Santa Fe public schools are taking an active role in teacher evaluation. The district collected about 40,000 student surveys that reflected on the "seven Cs" of teaching: caring, consolidating, captivating, clarifying, conferring, challenging and controlling. 

Students in grades 7-12 responded to 37 statements ranging from "My teacher wants us to use our thinking skills, not just memorize things" to "My teacher pushes everyone to work hard" and "My teacher will be paid based on my answers," according to the Santa Fe New Mexican. Kids can choose from five responses ranging from "totally true" to "totally untrue." The results will be compiled over the summer and distributed in the fall. 

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor



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