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Title: Public Agenda Foundation Poll: A Sense of Calling--Who Teaches and Why      
dateReleased:
09-16-2010
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USPAF2000-TEACH
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USPAF2000-TEACH
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Profession as life- long choice (2); way of choosing profession (2); profession matches skills and interests (2); choosing different or same profession (2); determining an employees pay (3); ways to determine teacher's pay (2); importance of certain characteristics in job (3); school putting obstacles in way (1); best/worst things about teaching (2); district office and teacher cooperation (2); principal and teacher cooperation (2); morale of teachers (2); teaching staff turnover (2); satisfaction in teaching (1); frustration in teaching (1); qualities of effective teachers (2); being taught to be effective teacher (1); knowledge of subject matter being taught (1); important mark of success (2); requiring teachers to have in-depth understanding of subject matter (2); teachers demonstrating knowledge of subject matter (3); opinion of certain statements (25); describing new teachers to the field (16); determining student achievement (2); talented teachers turning things around (2); more motivated and energetic teachers (2); more effective teachers (2); public view of teaching profession (2); people reacting to teachers (3); certification guaranteeing effectiveness (2); role of teachers (2); competition for district positions (1); thoroughness/ carefulness of people evaluating teachers (1); principal's control over teacher selection (7); private/parochial schools selecting non- certified teachers (2); private/parochial teachers compared to public teachers (4); principal removing tenured teacher (3); principal removing non-tenured teacher (1); teacher training program vs. school of education (1); effectiveness of teacher training program (12); improving teacher quality (22); opening up teaching profession to non- certified people (3); paying more to teachers in shortage areas (2); paying more to teachers working in difficult schools (2); paying more to teachers who prove to be highly effective (3); salary vs. better student behavior and parental support (2); salary vs. motivated teachers (2); salary vs. administrative support (2); salary vs. agreeable academic mission (2 ); mission of teacher's union (2); good sources of teachers (7); opinion of teachers leaving after a few years (2); teachers handling subjects out of their field (2); students eligible for free/reduced lunch (2); personal teaching certification (1); parents as teachers (2); area where school is located (1); moving to city school for higher wage (1); feelings for current job (1); job satisfaction (1); frustration at work (1); organization putting obstacles in way (1); morale of co-workers (1); important aspects of job (16); essential aspects of job (1); thoughts about public school teacher's situation (8); respondent's job compared to teacher's (8); opinion of statements about teaching profession (8); teachers should be trained and paid like doctors (1); working with kids (1); teacher with positive influence (1); teacher with negative influence (1); evaluating past teachers (1); evaluating present teachers (1); difficulty in becoming a teacher (1); requirements for becoming a teacher (1); knowing a teacher (1); happiness of known teacher (1); college acquaintances heading toward teaching (1); evaluating people heading toward teaching (1); considering teaching (2); having temperament/ personality for teaching (1); skills needed to teach (1); preference for private, parochial, public (1); options to make teaching attractive (6); estimated wage of teacher (1); evaluating high school achievement (2); full-time jobs held (2); years worked at current job (1); supervising as official job aspect (1); job requiring college degree (1); job requiring graduate degree for promotion (1); likelihood of attending graduate school (1); potential for higher wage (1); teaching appeals to talented young people (1); teachers as cream of the crop (1); teacher shortage (2); areas with teaching shortage (4); extra effort to recruit teachers (1); satisfaction with teaching staff (1); supply vs. quality of teachers (1); quality of teachers over the years (1); qualities of effective teachers and whether teachers have these qualities (20); new teachers have knowledge of subject matter (1); alternative certification in state (1); having teachers with alternative certification (1); alternative certification vs. traditionally taught teachers (1); number of non-certified teachers (1); basing evolution on certification test scores (1); basing evaluation on college transcripts (1); opinion of candidates (1); time worked as principal (3).
description:
Public Agenda Foundation, 2010, "Public Agenda Foundation Poll: A Sense of Calling--Who Teaches and Why"
name:
Public Agenda Foundation
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997