On page three, you will find key findings regarding the benefits associated with student surveys. Through this type of teacher evaluation, teachers can learn honest feedback from their students on an anonymous basis. Also on page 3 exists a few examples of specific student surveys that have been proven effective for evaluation, including the tripod survey and my student survey. Additionally, it goes on to speak about some advantages and disadvantages of these types of surveys.
Student surveys is becoming increasingly more popular as educators realize the effectiveness it has for evaluating teachers. But the incorporation of these surveys must be a slow one, so as to make it fair for all involved. Spoken about here are different educators' thoughts and perspectives on the surveys both before and after utilizing them.
Students' portrayal of student surveys are discussed here. In this video, sixth graders speak about their position in teacher improvement and how their involvement helps to shape the way teachers both view and better themselves. This leads students to believe that their opinions and views matter, and helps them to, in a way, take control of their own learning. In this school, they utilize tripod surveys to evaluate teachers, which works successfully in this environment.
By providing incentives, explaining the impact students have on their learning, and incorporating technology, eVALUate is a special survey program that helps measure teacher effectiveness anonymously in a fun and engaging manner. Students see this as a fun way to get their point across.
There are a number of ways to determine what your students think about your teaching methods. And while there are a myriad of ready-made surveys that are tailored to find out a general sense of your performance, adding in your own questions can help you to learn specifics about what you are doing effectively. Also discussed here is how to get students to respond in an informative but not necessarily lengthy manner -- in order to appeal to more students.