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A Sampling of Questions From Rhode Island's SALT Survey

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Asked of 9th to 12th graders:
How often do you have the following experiences at your school?

  • Your teachers ask you to memorize material.
  • You participate in debates or small-group discussions in classes.
  • What you are studying in one class is closely related to the topics that you are studying at the same time in other classes.

Asked of teachers:
How often do the following practices occur in your class?

  • Students engage in "hands on'' learning activities.
  • Class activities are designed to present information in a way that matches the student's preferred learning modality (e.g., kinesthetic, tactile, auditory, or visual).
  • Class presentation is primarily lecture.

Asked of parents:
How often have you done each of the following this year with the oldest child you have in this school?

  • Visited my child's classroom.
  • Practiced spelling or other skills before a test.
  • Told my child how important school is.

Source: Rhode Island Elementary and Secondary Education Department.

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