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This presentation describes the Texas STaR Chart results for Wharton ISD.

This presentation describes the Texas STaR Chart results for Wharton ISD.



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  • Texas Star Chart
    Wharton ISD
    C. W. Dawson Elementary & Wharton Elementary
    Presented by Monica A. Rath
  • Agenda
    • Definition of Texas STaR Chart
    • Areas of Focusing
    • Data
    • Questions
    • Summary
  • What is the Texas STaR Chart?
    • STaR is the acronym for School Technology and Readiness.
    • An online resource tool for self-assessment of campus and district efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum
    • Asses technology preparedness in Texas K-12 schools.
    • This chart is aligned with the new Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020.
    • Teachers, campuses and districts must complete the STaR Chart online each year.
    • The chart used for planning, budgeting and evaluation of progress in technology.
  • Areas of Focusing: Four Critical Areas
    Teaching and Learning
    Educator Preparation
    Administration and Support
  • Teaching and Learning
    • Patterns of Classroom Use
    • Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting
    • Content Area Connections
    • Technology Application (TA) TEKS Implementation
    • Student Mastery of Technology Applications
    • Online Learning
  • Educator Preparation and Development
    • 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
  • Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    • Leadership and Vision
    • Planning
    • Instructional Support
    • Communication and Collaboration
    • Budget
    • Leadership and Support for Online Learning
  • Infrastructure for Technology
    • Students per Computers
    • Internet Access Connectivity Speed
    • Other Classroom Technology
    • Technical Support
    • Local Area Network Wide Area Network
    • Distance Learning Capacity
  • Levels of Technology
    • Early Tech
    • Developing Tech
    • Advanced Tech
    • Target Tech
  • Texas STaR Chart Scoring Guide
  • Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area
  • STaR Chart Comparisons 2006-2009
  • Wharton Elementary School
    What is your role in helping our campus reach the level of Target Technology?
  • Wharton Elementary School
    What technological resources does our campus need to meet our goal?
  • Summary
    • Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology ensures students are technology literate by 8th grade.
    • The STaR Chart measures progress both on the state and local levels.
    • Educators must prepare their students to think and learn for the 21st Century demands.
  • Resources