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Appendix A: Educators’ Questionnaire

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    Educators’ questionnaire

    Pre and Post Action Research

    Interview to be carried out and recorded by team leader

    1. Rate your feelings towards your Early Childhood work at this time (check one rating)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average(d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    2. Rate your ability to effectively use Early Childhood child development knowledge in your classroom at this time (check one rating)

    (a) very high(b) high(c) average(d) low(e) very low

    Explain your rating

    3. Rate your ability to effectively use content knowledge in your classroom at this time (check one rating)

    (a) very high(b) high(c) average(d) low(e) very low

    Explain your rating

    4. What kinds of professional development have you had in the past? (check as many from this list as you wish):

    • workshops
    • college courses
    • speakers
    • CDA
    • conferences
    • video
    • poster presentations
    • visiting other settings
    • mentoring
    • other (please specify)

    5. What kinds of professional development have you found to be most useful? (check as many types from this list as you wish):

    • workshops(f) college courses
    • speakers(g) CDA
    • conferences(h) video
    • poster presentations(i) visiting other settings
    • mentoring(j) other (please specify)

    Please explain your checks

    6. What is your attitude towards this Action Research professional development right now? (please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    7. Rate how do you feel about working in an Action Research team right now. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    8. Rate how you feel about a SUNY Practicum student being in your team. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    8.How do you feel about using NAEYC publications to guide your Action Research. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    9. How do you feel about using a video recorder in your classroom as part of the Action Research. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    10. How do you feel about analyzing the video recordings as part of the Action Research. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    11. How do you feel about interpreting the video recordings as part of the Action Research. (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    12. What do you feel about creating a documentation panel to share your Action Research with other teams (Please check one)

    (a) very positive(b) positive(c) average (d) negative(e) very negative

    Explain your rating

    13. What do you hope to get out of this Action Research professional development?

    14. What do you hope your setting will get out of this Action Research professional development?

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