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STaR Chart-Annie Purl
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STaR Chart-Annie Purl
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  • 1. STaR Charts
    “Stay the course, light a star,
    Change the world, where’er you are.”
    ~ Richard Le Gallienne
  • 2. AGENDA
    What is the Texas Star Chart?
    Why do we need it?
    Who uses it?
    Where does Annie Purl rank in technology
    How does the STaR Chart measure success?
  • 3. Texas School Technology and Readiness Chart- STaR
    The Texas StaR chart is an online resource tool for self-assessment of GISD and Annie Purl’s efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum.
    It is aligned with the Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020.
  • 4. The Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020
    Goal is to promote academic excellence for all students.
    Looks at 4 main areas:
    1. Teaching and Learning (Focus on learners.)
    2. Educator Preparation and Development
    (Focus is on educators.)
    3. Leadership, Administration and Instructional
    Support (Focus is on leaders.)
    4. Infrastructure (Focus is on the infrastructure
  • 5. Why?
    To determine progress toward meeting the goals of the Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology.
    To help meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). Students must be technology literate by the end of the 8th grade.
    To increase technology-based accountability through targeted planning and budgeting.
  • 6. Who?
    All teachers must complete the Texas STaR Chart annually.
    This helps determine needed professional development in Technology at the campus and district level.
    The Texas Campus STaR Chart produces a profile of the campus toward reaching the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and NCLB.
    The Texas Public STaR Chart allow all stakeholders to view the technology readiness of all campuses across the state.
  • 7. 2006-2009 Annie Purl
  • 8. Teaching and LearningScores of 6-8=Early Tech, 9-14=Developing Tech 15-20=Advanced Tech, 21-24=Target Tech
    Patterns of Classroom Use
    Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting
    Content Are Connections
    Technology Applications TEKS Implementation
    Student Mastery of Technology Applications
    Online Learning
    Focus: ALL Learners
  • 9. Educator Preparation and DevelopmentScores of 6-8=Early Tech, 9-14=Developing Tech 15-20=Advanced Tech, 21-24=Target Tech
    Professional Development Experiences
    Models of Professional Development
    Capabilities of Educators
    Access to Professional Development
    Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use
    Professional Development for Online Learning
    Focus: ALL Educators
  • 10. Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Scores of 6-8=Early Tech, 9-14=Developing Tech, 15-20=Advanced Tech, 21-24=Target Tech
    Leadership and Vision
    Instructional Support
    Communication and Collaboration
    Leadership and Support for Online Learning
    Focus: ALL Leaders
  • 11. Infrastructure for TechnologyScores of 6-8=Early Tech, 9-14=Developing Tech,15-20=Advanced Tech, 21-24=Target Tech
    Students per Computers
    Internet Access Connectivity Speed
    Other Classroom Technology
    Technical Support
    Local Area Network Wide Area Network
    Distance Learning Capacity
    Focus: Infrastructure System
  • 12. In Conclusion…
    Our students must become productive, self-sufficient citizens in the technologically-driven world of the 21st Century. It is our responsibility to give them the skills and tools needed for success.
    We must stay the course, light their stars, and
    meet the world where our students are!