Texas STaR ChartSchool Technology and Readiness Troup Elementary 2006-2009
Agenda What is a STaR Chart How is Troup Elementary doing? Question & Answers
What is the STaR Chart ? A tool for technology planning and assessing Online resource for district self-assessment of effective technology integration across the curriculum Indicates the district’s status toward reaching the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology STaR Chart Link
Answers Revealed from the STaR Chart What is the district’s current educational technology profile? What evidence can be provided to demonstrate the district’s progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology? What areas should the district focus on to improve its level of technology integration to ensure the best possible teaching & learning?
Advantages from the STaR Chart Perform needs assessments Judges progress Set benchmarks & goals Determine funding priorities Provides information for technology planning Measure the impact of state & local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology
Long Range Plan for Technology FOUR KEY AREAS Teaching & Learning Educator Preparation & Development Administration & Support Infrastructure for Technology
STaR Chart Levels of Progress Early Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech Target Tech
Troup Elementary’s Latest Levels Of Progress IN THE FOUR KEY AREAS 2008-2009 Teaching & Learning Target Educator Preparation Target & Development Administration & Support Target Infrastructure for Technology Target
Where Do We Go From Here? Continue to move toward a 21st classroom model Provide distance learning opportunities Continue to provide appropriate budget to support technology plan
Move ALL teachers and administrators to competent level on district’s self-assessment rubric
Align goals, curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology use
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Conclusion STaR Chart provides data to the school and state regarding the state of the school technology STaR Chart assist in the Long Range Planning of Technology STaR information can vary from year to year if your have a large faculty turn over.