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Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Park Crest Elementary Julie Youngkin Presenter
  2. 3. What is it? <ul><li>The Texas Campus School and Technology Readiness (STaR) Chart is a tool designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in local technology projects. </li></ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul>
  3. 4. Why is it important to Park Crest? <ul><li>It provides us with direction in successfully meeting the needs of the 21 st century student. </li></ul><ul><li>* Focusing on teaching with technology </li></ul><ul><li>* Identifying needed professional development </li></ul><ul><li>* Assessing current infrastructure </li></ul>
  4. 5. Key Areas <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  5. 6. Scoring <ul><li>Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech </li></ul>
  6. 7. Teaching and Learning
  7. 8. <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use (TL1) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are using technology as a part of direct instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>-ConVa system -United Streaming </li></ul><ul><li>-A-Click System -Smartboards </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting (TL2) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers have access to software programs that supplement instruction in the classroom and computer lab. </li></ul><ul><li>-Successmaker </li></ul><ul><li>- Study Island </li></ul><ul><li>- United Streaming </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Content Area Connections (TL3) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are using technology applications that reinforce content-based learning objectives. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation (TL4) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are cognizant of the required technology TEKS and specifically address them on a sporadic basis. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Student Mastery of Technology Applications (TL5) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>According to classroom teachers, 26-50% of students have mastered the Technology Applications TEKS. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Online Learning (TL6) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Most teachers are using some web-based lessons to address multiple TEKS. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Educator Preparation and Development
  14. 15. <ul><li>Professional Development Experiences (EP1) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Most teachers have attended training on technology integration in their content area that is beneficial for future classroom use. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Models of Professional Development (EP2) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Our school provides large group sessions that address increased classroom productivity due to technology implementation. </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Capabilities of Educators (EP3) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Most of our teachers demonstrate two to three of the SBEC Technology Applications Standards. </li></ul>SBEC Technology Applications Standards
  17. 18. <ul><li>Access to Professional Development (EP4) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers report minimal availability of technology professional development. </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use (EP5) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Most teachers are implementing technology knowledge and skills for content area instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>-Online research projects </li></ul><ul><li>-Isolating strands for math objectives </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Professional Development for Online Learning (EP6) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Most teachers have had exposure to online learning in professional development but are not currently utilizing it. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
  21. 22. <ul><li>Leadership and Vision (L1) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Campus administrators are developing a shared vision and promoting the utilization of new digital tools to promote student success. </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>Planning (L2) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Park Crest has several technology goals and objectives that are gradually being introduced to our teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>-Smaller student to computer ratio </li></ul><ul><li>-All 3rd-5th grade math teachers are provided with smartboards </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Instructional Support (L3) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>The administrators provide teachers with access to instructional support for the use of new technology in the classroom. </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Communication and Collaboration (L4) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Mainstream information tools are being used for communication, management of schedules and resources, performance assessment, and professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>-Groupwise -Online Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>-Cool Ice -PD360 </li></ul><ul><li>-Edugence -Intranet </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Budget (L5) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Our campus funds, Title 1 monies and other resources are appropriated to the implementation of some technology strategies to meet goals and objectives outlined in the Campus Improvement Plan. </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Leadership and Support for Online Learning (L6) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Campus leadership has foundational knowledge about the use of online learning. </li></ul>
  27. 28. Infrastructure for Technology
  28. 29. <ul><li>Students per Computers (INF1) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>In most classrooms, there are 10 or more students per computer with internet access. </li></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed (INF2) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Target Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>In 75% of the classrooms, there is direct connectivity to the internet available. Our bandwidth has been less sufficient recently due to our growing student population. </li></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>Other Classroom Technology (INF3) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>There is one educator computer per classroom with shared use of classroom phones, flash drives, projection systems, digital devices, and classroom sets of graphing calculators (5 th grade). </li></ul>
  31. 32. <ul><li>Technical Support (INF4) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>There is at least one technical staff per 351-500 computers. </li></ul>
  32. 33. <ul><li>Local Area Network </li></ul><ul><li>Wide Area Network (INF5) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>At least half of our rooms are connected to the LAN/WAN with access for teachers and students to print while also sharing various applications and district servers. </li></ul>
  33. 34. <ul><li>Distance Learning Capacity (INF6) </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>2007-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rating: Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Our campus provides scheduled access to online learning with valuable media such as streaming, video, animation, etc. </li></ul>
  34. 35. Our Goal
  35. 36. <ul><li>Our campus has completed the path halfway to meeting our technology goals and those of the state’s Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 . </li></ul>
  36. 37. How do we compare? Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area Total Completed 7641 out of 8091 2007-2008 Teaching & Learning Educator Preparation Administration & Support Infrastructure Level of Progress Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Early Tech 298 3.9% 409 5.4% 150 2.0% 94 1.2% Developing Tech 5327 69.7% 5668 74.2% 3742 49.0% 2666 34.9% Advanced Tech 1947 25.5% 1520 19.9% 3473 45.5% 4370 57.2% Target Tech 69 0.9% 44 0.6% 276 3.6% 511 6.7%
  37. 38. Ideas for Future Advancement <ul><li>Teachers must take additional responsibility for professional development </li></ul><ul><li>- Available resources : </li></ul><ul><li>*PD360 </li></ul><ul><li>*Teacher Networks </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.techappsnetwork.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>*After-school tech training </li></ul><ul><li>*Pairing with more technology-savvy teacher mentors </li></ul><ul><li>More available training for online learning applications. </li></ul>
  38. 39. <ul><li>As funding permits, provide more classroom computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the number of other classroom technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Create and implement more web-based lessons that correlate with TEKS. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow students to use technology collaboratively to increase knowledge socially. </li></ul>
  39. 40. <ul><li>We are responsible for our future by the level of education we provide for our students. </li></ul>
  40. 41. Thank you <ul><li>Park Crest Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Donald Drummond, Principal </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Diaz </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Matias-Biehle </li></ul><ul><li>GISD Students </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures: Julie Youngkin </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>2006-2007 </li></ul><ul><li>2008-2009 </li></ul>