Van Cortlandt House Museum Teacher Survey 2020-2021
As we prepare for the 2020-2021 school year, Van Cortlandt House Museum's education offerings will be looking different for the foreseeable future. This survey seeks your input regarding engagement opportunities for you and your students to continue to connect in a meaningful way with the Van Cortlandt House Museum.
Your responses will help us better respond to your teaching and learning needs.
Thank you for taking the time to respond to this survey.
What subject/s and grade/s do you teach?
Which of the following would be most useful for your teaching instead of on-site visits to Van Cortlandt House Museum? Check all that apply
Engaging in live, interactive lessons with Van Cortlandt House Museum staff to be scheduled in advance.
On-demand pre-recorded lessons to be used during class time or for independent learning assigntments.
Participating in hybrid programming combining pre-recorded videos and a live, interactive virtual visit to the Museum both on-demand (videos) and scheduled in advance.
Participating in a live, virtual hands-on historic craft activity with Van Cortlandt House Museum staff, scheduled in advance.
Lessons and/or activities that can be shared with your students and their families to do during non-school hours or independent study, available through the Van Cortlandt House Museum website.
If you are interested in the pre-recorded, live, or hybrid virtual museum visits, what is the ideal program length for you?
Less than 15 minutes
Are you considering adding virtual museum lessons or activities to your lesson plans for your student this school year? Check all that apply.
Only if there are completely free options (no supplies or materials provided).
If there is a nominal fee and supplies are provided ($50 or less per session).
If there is a live, interactive instructor with a nominal fee and supplies are included (approximately $75 - $100 per sessio).
Cost is not an issue and I am interested in more options.
Traditionally, our most popular school field trips have focused on the life of a child in the 18th century and the life of a soldier during the Revolutionary War. We are looking to develop these into virtual programs as well as creating additional content that we hope to offer to your students. Check all options that are of interest so we can use your input to create more programs.
Paper toy crafting based on 18th century printed examples and resources.
Exploring the Herb Garden for culinary and medicinal use.
Learning about the history of enslaved people on the Van Cortlandt Plantation.
Which digital platforms or apps do you currently use for online teaching?
What resources and/or strategies have been the most helpful to you while teaching remotely during this time?
Is there anything else that Van Cortlandt House Museum could do to help better support you in your role as an educator?
Is there anything else you would like to share with us?
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