What resources is Panorama offering for Back-to-School?

Panorama has been hearing from educators across the country about what they need during this time, so we are excited to provide a variety of resources to help you support your students and community as we prepare for back-to-school.

Looking for resources to help you act on survey data right now? 

Explore our new Taking Action resources and learn how to support student and adult SEL using your survey data!

1. New Survey Instruments

We have worked closely with our Research team to develop new survey questions and topics that will help you learn what your community needs right now, specifically in relation to learning recovery and readiness for learning. Learn more about the supplemental survey content below, or reach out to your Panorama project team for more information!

  • Learning Recovery: The documents linked below contain supplemental survey questions designed to support you in understand your school community’s experience with academic learning last year, what they need in order to learn this year, and their readiness for in-person learning in 2021-22.
    • Questions For Students: What do your students need to feel supported academically, socially, and emotionally in the transition back to school for 2021-22? Use this new Panorama survey content to gather and act on student feedback to promote learning recovery in the fall. Understand students’ experiences with academic learning last year, what they need in order to learn this year, and their readiness for in-person learning. Then, use the feedback to identify gaps in academic opportunity and to deliver interventions that build students’ self-efficacy and classroom engagement.
    • Questions for Teachers & Staff: Ensure that teachers and staff have an opportunity to make their voices heard in the transition back to school. What do they—and their students—need to promote learning recovery in the fall? This new Panorama survey content can help you gather and take action on feedback from teachers and staff related to learning recovery and readiness for in-person learning. Use the feedback to deliver more targeted resources and professional development to your faculty and school teams.
    • Questions for Families: Invite families into the decision-making process around programs and supports for learning recovery in 2021-22. This new Panorama survey content can help you understand parent and caregiver perceptions of what their children need academically and socially-emotionally in the transition back to school. Use the feedback to understand concerns, respond to their needs, and lean into the expertise of families as their children return to in-person learning in the fall.
  • Get to Know You Survey: Panorama's Get to Know You Survey is a popular back-to-school tool for educators wanting to get a headstart on building teacher-student relationships. Learn more about the survey and how to get started here. You might also want to review this blog post containing 101 Inclusive Get-to-Know-You Questions for Students

Here is a sample timeline of surveys for the 2020-2021 school year, including the new survey content that may be available depending on your license:

2. Virtual Professional Development (PD) for Educators

While in times like these, professional development can be a great way to ensure you are fully able to support your community. Check out some of the resources we are offering below.

Virtual PD for Educators

3. Support for Taking Surveys

We know that many schools are still providing distance or hybrid learning models, so we have created a variety of resources to support survey-takers.

4. Support for Taking Action with Panorama Data

When things are busy, it can be helpful to continue using familiar tools to check in on your community and document your communications. Below are resources that will help you utilize Panorama tools in a new way.

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