School Mindfulness Scale (M-Scale)

1.    
My
principal
often
jumps
to
conclusions.
2.    


When
a
crisis
occurs
the
principal
deals
with
it
so
we
can
get
back
toteaching.
3.    In
 this 
school 
teachers 
welcome 
feedback 
about 
ways 
to 
improve.
4.    


Teachers 
do
 not 
trust 
the 
principal 
enough 
to 
admit 
their 
mistakes.
5.    


The 
principal 
of 
this 
school 
does 
not 
value 
the 
opinions 
of 
the 
teachers.
6.    


My 
principal 
is 
an 
expert 
on 
teaching 
and 
learning.
7.    


Teachers 
in 
this 
school 
jump 
to 
conclusions.
8.    


People 
in 
this 
school 
respect 
power 
more 
than 
knowledge.
9.    


Teachers 
in 
my 
building 
learn 
from 
their 
mistakes 
and 
change
 so 
they 
do not 
happen 
again.
10.My 
principal 
negotiates 
faculty 
differences 
without 
destroying 
the 
diversity of 
opinions.
11.
Too 
many 
teachers 
in 
my 
building 
give 
up 
when 
things 
go 
bad.
12.
The 
principal 
welcomes 
challenges 
from
 teachers.
13.
When 
things 
go 
badly 
teachers 
bounce 
back 
quickly.
14.
Most 
teachers 
in 
this 
building 
are 
reluctant 
to 
change.
 
1= Strongly
Disagree‚ 2= Disagree‚ 3= Somewhat
Disagree‚ 4= Somewhat Agree‚ 5= Agree‚ 6= Strongly
Agree
Reverse score items 1‚ 4‚ 5‚ 7‚ 8‚ 11‚ 14
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.waynekhoy.com/pdfs/m-scale.pdf    
 

Hoy‚ W. K.‚ Gage‚ C. Q.‚ & Tarter‚ C. J. (2004). Theoretical and empirical foundations of mindful schools. In W. K Hoy and C. Miskel (Eds.)‚ Educational administration‚ policy‚ and reform: Research and measurement. Greenwich‚ CN; Information Age.