What state do you work in?
In what setting is your
Questions #4-9 for formal educators (otherwise, skip to question 10)
What grade level do you teach? (check all that apply)
If applicable, what subject area do you teach? (check all that apply)
How many years have you been teaching?
What type of school do you
What are the predominant demographics of the students you teach? (check all that apply)
If applicable, please check any of the following that apply to your school or student population:
What Nourish resources have you used? (check all that apply)
Prior to using the Nourish resources, how knowledgeable were you personally about food system issues? Please rate your level of knowledge from 1 (no knowledge) to 5 (extensive knowledge).
Prior to using the Nourish resources, how much experience did you have teaching about food system issues? Please rate your level of experience from 1 (no experience) to 5 (extensive experience).
What motivated you to use the Nourish resources? Please read each reason below and then rate it
from 1 (not at all important) to 5 (extremely important) or, NA (not applicable) if the reason doesn't apply.
To expand student knowledge of food system issues
To promote healthy eating
To address environmental concerns related to food and agriculture
To support local and regional food systems
To engage students in community service/action projects
To meet academic standards
If you have used the Nourish: Food + Community DVD and/or the Nourish Short Films (DVD or online)
please answer the following 3 questions. Otherwise you can skip this section.
What Nourish videos resources have you used?
(check all that apply)
Where have you used the Nourish video resources?
(check all that apply)
How successful do you feel the Nourish video resources were in communicating the following ideas to your students/audience?
Please choose a number on the scale from 1 (not at all successful) to 5 (extremely successful).
We are connected to a larger food system that influences the food we eat.
The way food is grown and animals are raised affects the natural environment.
The marketing and eating of high-fat, low-nutrient food has contributed to public health problems.
Eating food grown closer to home provides multiple benefits.
To create a healthy, sustainable food system will require new policies and practices.
If you have used the Nourish Curriculum Guide please answer the following 2 questions. Otherwise you can skip this section.
THE NOURISH CURRICULUM GUIDE:
Which Nourish Curriculum activities did you use?
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the Nourish curriculum? Please choose a number on the scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree) for each statement, or NA (not applicable) if the statement doesn't apply.
The Nourish curriculum . . .
is aesthetically pleasing.
serves as an effective teaching tool.
cultivates systems thinking.
helps improve academic achievement.
supports our school-wide initiatives related to food, health, and sustainability.
supports our district-wide initiatives related to food, health, and sustainability.
aligns in meaningful ways to our state content standards.
Please feel free to explain any of your ratings in the box below.
How important do you think it is for food literacy to be taught in schools?
Please choose a number from the scale from 1 (not at all important) to 5 (extremely important).
Think about what your students already knew about food system issues before you introduced the Nourish resources and what they learned about food system issues after experiencing Nourish. On a scale of 1 (no knowledge) to 5 (significant knowledge), please choose the number that best represents your studentsâ€™ knowledge before and then after experiencing the Nourish resources.
Please feel free to explain your ratings in the box below.
How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about how the Nourish resources have influenced your students? Please choose a number on the scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree) for each statement, or NA (not applicable) if the statement doesn't apply.
After experiencing Nourish, my students have a greater . . .
awareness of food-related issues.
ability to speak and write about food system concepts.
ability to make healthier personal food choices.
understanding of the connection between food, health, and sustainability.
interest in the sustainable food movement.
desire to get involved in good food initiatives.
How has your experience using the Nourish resources affected your desire and/or ability to teach about food literacy?
Please choose a number on the scale from 1 (no increase) to 5 (significantly increased) for each statement.
Desire to teach students about food literacy
Ability to teach students about food literacy
Desire to participate in your own professional development about food-related issues
Desire to work toward new food system policies and practices
How can the following Nourish resources be improved to serve your needs?
Please share any other comments about the Nourish resources and initiative.
Thank you for completing the survey. Your feedback is greatly valued.
Yes, I would like to receive a free Nourish Short Films DVD.