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  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Maplebrook Elementary
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Why was the STaR Chart developed? </li></ul><ul><li>Levels and Ultimate Goal </li></ul><ul><li>What do schools use the STaR Chart for? </li></ul><ul><li>How can it help me? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>A tool designed to measure the state and local efforts toward improving student learning through the use of technology. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why was the STaR Chart developed? <ul><li>The STaR Chart was designed as a measurement tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed around four key domains in the Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure and Technology </li></ul></ul>To read the Long-Range Plan for Technology , click the link below : Texas Education Agency - Long Range Plan for Technology (LRPT)
  5. 5. Levels and Ultimate Goal <ul><li>Four Ratings can be earned: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All schools are ultimately working to obtain the rating of being Target Tech in all four key domains </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What do schools use the STaR Chart for? <ul><li>To create and/or update the district’s technology plan. </li></ul><ul><li>To measure the use of technology by students and teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>By the campus and district to document progress toward meeting the NCLB, Title II, Part D </li></ul><ul><li>To set goals and benchmarks. </li></ul><ul><li>To determine funding priorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Apply for grants. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How Can It Help Me? <ul><li>The STaR Chart rates the use of technology in four different way for four different areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech is the goal for each of the four domain areas. </li></ul><ul><li>As the chart is completed, I am able to see category that I fall in on the ranking system. </li></ul><ul><li>Set a goal to obtain a higher level if needed. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How Can It Help Me? <ul><li>Schools across the nation that have implemented programs that make technology part of the everyday class experience have documented: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Better attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More student interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fewer behavior problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher test scores </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How did Maplebrook Rate? Developing Tech = 9-14 Advanced Tech = 15-20 Target Tech = 21-24
  10. 10. Summary <ul><li>STaR Chart can help you assess an analyze your technology use. </li></ul><ul><li>The STaR Chart helps the campus to plan for technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Maplebrook’s rating has dropped over the past year, therefore the CIP should reflect an effort to increase our rating. </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimate goal is to be at the Advanced Tech level in all for domains. </li></ul>

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