New Teachers, Getting Adjusted, 2015-2016 - Survey about Classroom Experiences, Expectations and Needs - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "New Teachers, Getting Adjusted, 2015-2016" report to their offering.

The teaching profession is undergoing significant change, as is K-12 education in general new modes of instruction, new ways to deliver instructional resources, implementation of technology in the classroom and a new focus on accountability for student achievement.

This report examines responses teachers gave to an exclusive survey about their classroom experiences, expectations and needs. The survey and report addresses how the experiences and responses differ among teachers new to the profession, experienced teachers new to their current position and experienced teachers long-established in their current position.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Methodology

Elementary Classroom Teachers Most Vocal Overall, Regardless of Experience

Veteran Teachers Have more to Say

New Teachers in 2015-16 Represent Third-Largest Grade Level Responders

Chapter 2: Overview of the Teaching Profession

Teaching Force Grows Slightly; Public School Vacancies Decline

High Teacher Turnover Afflicting California, North Carolina Schools

Math, Science, Special Education Remain Most Difficult Subjects to Staff

Chapter 3: Preparation

Training Favors Standards, Technology; Mentoring on the Rise

Technology, Lesson Plan Ideas Can Increase Classroom Efficiency

Colleagues Represent Most Popular Source for New Teaching Ideas

Helping Children Academically, Sharing Subject Matter Passion Are Main Motivators

Chapter 4: Instructional Materials & Devices

Print Textbooks Still Most Preferred Instructional Material

First-Year Teachers Lean toward Print

Teacher Participation Low in Primary Curriculum Program Selection

Digital Resource Use Low, Mostly to Supplemental Print Instructional Materials

Digital Textbooks, Adaptive Learning Software Used Least Often in Classrooms

Team, Coworker Most Influence Supplement Choices

District Provided Funds Used Mostly for Music, Art, Lab Supplies

Use of Digital Devices in Classrooms High, Tablets/iPads Are Most Popular

Chapter 5: Conclusions/Summary

Teacher Motivation Remains Consistent, Reliance On Peer Strong

Teachers Want Increased Use of Digital Materials, Tablets/iPads

Use of Devices Equalizes across Levels of Teaching Experience

Appendix I: Survey Questions and Response Rates

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zglmnq/new_teachers

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
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Sector: Publishing and Printing, Education