Purpose of STaR Chart To help teachers, campuses and districts measure their progress towards the state’s Long Range Plan for Technology Helps teachers determine professional development areas regarding technology & its implementation Indicates where funding is needed based on teacher/classroom needs Helps formulate the districts’ vision for technology Additional info can be found @ http://starchart.esc12.net/history.html
What do the results indicate? SMHS made progress from 2005-2006 through 2009-2010 In 2005-2006 the 4 Key Areas were classified as Developing Tech 3 of 4 Key Areas are classified as Advanced Tech during 2009-2010 Our goal and the state’s goal= Target Tech in all four key areas
Summary SMHS has made progress, yet achieving and sustaining Target Tech Classification is our goal On-going Professional Development is needed for teachers to continuously implement technology Additional funding at district state level is needed to support technological needs of schools/districts Partnerships with local businesses, colleges universities can provide resources and opportunities
Our Goal: SMHS & SMCISD wants all learners to have the opportunity to experience real-world experiences, through the use of technology, while preparing them to compete in a technology-driven global economy.