## Instruments of the 2000 NSSME

**Science and Mathematics Program Questionnaires**

Science and Mathematics Program Questionnaires were administered to science/mathematics program heads at each of the 1,297 schools in the 2000 National Survey. Items asked about
Science Program Questionnaire
Mathematics Program Questionnaire

- 1. Courses offered at the school
- 2. Resources committed to science/mathematics instruction
- 3. Factors affecting instruction

**Science and Mathematics Teacher Questionnaires**

Science and Mathematics Teacher Questionnaires were administered to grades K-12 science/mathematics teachers. Items ask about
Science Teacher Questionnaire
Mathematics Teacher Questionnaire

- 1. Teacher opinions
- 2. Teacher background (including coursework and professional development)
- 3. Information about science/mathematics classes taught
- 4. Detailed information about a randomly selected class, including objectives and instructional activities
- 5. Teacher demographics

**Science and Mathematics Presidential Awardees Questionnaires**

Science and Mathematics Presidential Awardee Questionnaires were administered to all recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics teaching. Items ask Awardees about:
Science Presidential Awardee Questionnaire
Mathematics Presidential Awardee Questionnaire

- 1. Their current occupation
- 2. How they spent the money accompanying the award
- 3. The impact the award had on them

**Copyright and Usage**

Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI) holds a copyright on all instruments associated with the 2000 NSSME. HRI grants permission for unlimited use of the instruments, whether in whole or part, for non-commercial purposes. HRI requires that proper attribution be given if the instruments, in whole or part, are used.