Texas STaR Chart School Technology and Readiness A Teacher Tool for Planning and Self-Assessing
The Texas STaR Chart is a tool used to assess the state, districts, and campus’ alignment with the Texas Long Range Plan. A rubric is used to determine the depth of technology integration within curriculum. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/starchart Introduction
Objective The Professional Learning Community will analyze data over the past three years and set goals for the 2010-2011 school year.
The 2008-2009 data shows that Pleasantville ranks in the Advanced Tech range for the following areas: Educator Preparation and Development, Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support, and Infrastructure for Technology. However, we are still in the developing stage for Teaching and Learning.
Suggestions: Teacher directed Teacher Facilitated Students regularly using technology on an individual basis Students working with peers and experts to evaluate infromation.
Moving From Developing to Advanced Tech 2008-2009 Goal for 2010-2011 Developing Tech Description Instruction is teacher directed Students regularly use technology on an individual basis There is minimal use of technology in foundation TEKS Most Technology application TEKS are met Advanced Tech Description Instruction is teacher facilitated Students work with peers and experts to evaluate information. Technology is integrated into foundation area TEKS. All technology application TEKS are met
Conclusion Grade level PLC’s will meet to discuss strategies for improvement in the domain of Teaching and Learning. We will reconvene at the faculty meeting to share ideas.