Introducing The Texas S Ta R ChartPresentation Transcript
THE TEXAS STaR CHART A Technology Integration Report Card for Tatum High School
FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS What is the Texas STaR Chart? Why does it matter? How is THS doing? How can we improve?
What is the Texas STaR Chart? The School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart is an online resource tool for self-assessment of your campus’ and district efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum.
What is the Texas STaR Chart? The STaR Chart is designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in local technology projects.
What is the Texas STaR Chart? The Texas STaR Chart provides a profile of our campus’ status toward reaching the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and No Child Left Behind.
What is the Texas STaR Chart? The Texas STaR Chart is an online tool to allow all stakeholders to view the technology readiness of all campuses across the state. http://starchart.esc12.net/
What is the Texas STaR Chart? The Texas STaR Chart is completed by teachers each year and draws from a variety of national and state guidelines.
The Four Areas Measured By The STaR Chart Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation & Development Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology
The Four Classifications We Can Receive In Each Category Early Technology Developing Technology Advanced Technology Target Technology
Why Does It Matter? Learning for the 21st Century requires new skills, new tools, new online assessments, new knowledge, and new opportunities for when, where, and how learning takes place.
Why Does It Matter? Schools must empower young citizens to live and learn in a continuously changing 21st Century environment.
Why Does It Matter? Technology facilitates this change.
How is THS Doing?
How Does THS Compare?
How Can We Improve? Continue to strive for high levels of technology integration (LOTI) when developing instruction. Continue to participate in professional development opportunities to increase technology proficiency.
How Can We Improve? Collaborate with the technology staff and fellow teachers regarding the use and implementation of technology. Recognize and embrace the vision for the creation of new models of teaching and learning in the 21st Century.
What Does It All Mean? If THS is to meet the global challenge of technology integration, we must constantly assess where we are and create a vision of where we want to be.
What Does It All Mean? Analysis of the Texas STaR Chart and the application of the Texas Long Range Plan are two important ways to meet the technology challenges of the future.