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Thank you for being part of the Nourish initiative. We greatly value your feedback.

Please take a few minutes to complete this survey about the Nourish resources and how you have used them.
After completing the survey, you can receive a free Nourish Short Films DVD.

Your feedback is confidential and will play an important role in shaping future food literacy programs.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    1.
    What is your role?
         Other:
    2.
    What state do you work in?
         Outside the US:
    3.
    In what setting is your
    work/school located?
    UrbanSuburbanRural

    Zip Code:

    Questions #4-9 for formal educators (otherwise, skip to question 10)

    4.
    What grade level do you teach? (check all that apply)
    PreschoolK123456789101112Higher education
    5.
    If applicable, what subject area do you teach? (check all that apply)
    General EdScienceSocial StudiesEnglish/Language ArtsMathHealthPhysical EducationSpecial EducationFamily and Consumer Science

    Other:
    6.
    How many years have you been teaching?
    1 year1-3 years4-9 years10+ years
    7.
    What type of school do you
    teach in?
    PublicCharterIndependent/PrivateHomeschool
    8.
    What are the predominant demographics of the students you teach? (check all that apply)
    African-American/BlackAsianHispanic/LatinoWhiteLow-incomeMiddle IncomeHigh Income
    9.
    If applicable, please check any of the following that apply to your school or student population:
    Title III/USPOver 50% English Language LearnersOver 50% eligible for free and/or reduced lunches
    10.
    What Nourish resources have you used? (check all that apply)
    Nourish: Food + Community DVDNourish Curriculum GuideNourish Short Films (DVD or online)Nourish website
    11.
    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).
    12345
    12.
    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).
    12345
    13.
    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
    12345NA
    To promote healthy eating
    12345NA
    To address environmental concerns related to food and agriculture
    12345NA
    To support local and regional food systems
    12345NA
    To engage students in community service/action projects
    12345NA
    To meet academic standards
    12345NA
    Other:

    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.

    VIDEO RESOURCES:

    14.
    What Nourish videos resources have you used?
    (check all that apply)
    Full 26-minute Nourish: Food + Community film on DVDIndividual chapters of the Nourish: Food + Community DVDOne or more short films from the Nourish: Food + Community DVDOne or more videos from the Nourish Short Films DVDOne or more videos from the Nourish website
    15.
    Where have you used the Nourish video resources?
    (check all that apply)
    In the classroomProfessional developmentConferenceSchool assemblySchool clubAfterschool programParent eventCommunity outreachPersonal learning

    Other:
    16.
    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.
    12345
    The way food is grown and animals are raised affects the natural environment.
    12345
    The marketing and eating of high-fat, low-nutrient food has contributed to public health problems.
    12345
    Eating food grown closer to home provides multiple benefits.
    12345
    To create a healthy, sustainable food system will require new policies and practices.
    12345

    If you have used the Nourish Curriculum Guide please answer the following 2 questions. Otherwise you can skip this section.

    THE NOURISH CURRICULUM GUIDE:

    17.
    Which Nourish Curriculum activities did you use?
    Nourish Viewing Guide1: The Story of Food2: Seasonal, Local Food3: Food Traditions4: Food and Ecosystems5: Analyzing Food Ads6: School Lunch SurveyNourish Action Projects
    18.
    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.
    12345NA
    serves as an effective teaching tool.
    12345NA
    cultivates systems thinking.
    12345NA
    helps improve academic achievement.
    12345NA
    supports our school-wide initiatives related to food, health, and sustainability.
    12345NA
    supports our district-wide initiatives related to food, health, and sustainability.
    12345NA
    aligns in meaningful ways to our state content standards.
    12345NA
    Please feel free to explain any of your ratings in the box below.

    ALL RESOURCES:

    19.
    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).
    12345
    20.
    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 students’ knowledge before and then after experiencing the Nourish resources.
    Before Nourish
    12345
    After Nourish
    12345
    Please feel free to explain your ratings in the box below.
    21.
    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.
    12345NA
    ability to speak and write about food system concepts.
    12345NA
    ability to make healthier personal food choices.
    12345NA
    understanding of the connection between food, health, and sustainability.
    12345NA
    interest in the sustainable food movement.
    12345NA
    desire to get involved in good food initiatives.
    12345NA
    22.
    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
    12345
    Ability to teach students about food literacy
    12345
    Desire to participate in your own professional development about food-related issues
    12345
    Desire to work toward new food system policies and practices
    12345
    23.
    How can the following Nourish resources be improved to serve your needs?
    DVDs:
    WEBSITE:
    CURRICULUM:
    24.
    Please share any other comments about the Nourish resources and initiative.

    Thank You

    Thank you for completing the survey. Your feedback is greatly valued.

    Yes, I would like to receive a free Nourish Short Films DVD.

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