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Texas Star Chart Presentation for Bellville Jr. High

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      Bellville Junior High
      Bellville ISD
      Nathan Smith
    • Why Are We Here?
      Today’s Goal:
      Discuss status of the Integration of Technology into the Curriculum at Bellville Jr. High
      Background- 4 Areas of Texas Long Range Plan and Texas Star Chart
      BJHS Current Level of Technology Integration
      Suggested Actions for Current Improvement
    • Long Range Plan for Technology
      The Texas Long Range Plan for Technology (LRPT) 2006-2020
      “directly supports the mission of Texas Public Education by ensuring and engaging, relevant and future- focused system… preparing each student for success and productivity as a lifetime learner, a world- communicator, a competitive and creative knowledge worker, and an engaged contributing member of the emerging global digital society.”
      LRPT 2006-2020. pg viii
    • What is the Texas Star Chart?
      A tool used to help all Texas teachers to find effective ways to use technology in their curriculum.
      Helps determine the progress toward meeting the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology and District Goals.
      It is to help teachers set goals for their use of technology to support student achievement.
      Helps identify the needs for on-going professional development.
    • Star Chart Key Areas
      The Texas Star was developed into four key areas:
      Teaching And Learning
      Educator Preparation and Development
      Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
      Infrastructure for Technology
    • How is the Star Chart Scored?
    • What does BJHS’s Chart look like?
    • How Can We Improve?
      Teacher and Learning Goals:
      To development lessons plans incorporating the K-12 Technology TEKS and implement them in student- centered learning experiences.
      Encourage the integration of existing technology and other resources into classroom instruction
      Educator Preparation Goals:
      Implement strategies to promote students participation in collaborative learning communities
      Provide Educators varied types of Educator development for technology integration
    • How Can We Improve?, Continued.
      Leadership Skills Goals
      Develop a Campus Plan that is technology oriented and that include goals for online learning and technology benchmarks.
      Establish technology leaders and teacher partnerships to participate in technology integration learning communities
      Infrastructure Goals
      Have at least two computers in each classroom that are accessible by all students
      Try to decrease the student to computer ratio