T EXAS STA R C HART
School Technology and Readiness
Douglas MacArthur H.S.
Introduction to the Texas STaR chart
Key Area: Teaching and Learning
Break-out Session for Ideas
Share-out of Ideas/Create New Goal
C ONTENT OF THE S TA R
Purpose: a tool designed for use in technology
planning, budgeting, and evaluation of progress
Shows progression toward reaching the goals of
the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology (LRPT)
Four levels of progress : Early Tech, Developing
Tech, Advanced Tech, or Target Tech.
W HAT ’ S IT F OR ?
The Texas Campus STaR Chart Can Be Used to:
Create a vision for the use of technology.
Measure student and teacher proficiencies with regard
to the integration of technology into all content areas.
Determine if our students are gaining literacy in the
technology application standards for grades K-12.
Designate resources for integrating technology on
K EY A REA FOR I MPROVEMENT:
T EACHING AND L EARNING
MacArthur needs to move from
Developing Tech to Advanced Tech
Goal is to reach Advanced Tech in two
Importance to Douglas MacArthur
teachers and students
C AMPUS D ATA
T EACHING AND L EARNING
2005- 2006- 2007-
2006 2007 2008
TL 1: Patterns of Classroom 1 1 1
TL 2: : Frequency/Design of 1 1 1
TL 3: Content Area 1 2 2
TL 4: Technology Applications 2 2 2
TL 5: Student Mastery 2 2 2
TL 6: Online learning 2 1 1
TOTAL (Developing Tech) 9 9 9
C URRENT C AMPUS
T ECHNOLOGY G OAL
Douglas MacArthur will integrate seamless
technology into the classroom at all levels.
Key Technology Question:
* Does our technology goal meet the needs of our
teachers and students for integrating technology
into all curriculum areas? If not, how do we fix
C RITICAL Q UESTIONS
How can we show that we are meeting the
campus, district, and state goals of the Long
Range Plan for Technology?
How can we establish a plan to improve of
technology integration and create best practices
for Douglas MacArthur students?
What resources can we realistically dedicate to
improving the technological culture of Douglas
MacArthur high School?
P ROTOCOL FOR S TAFF
D EVELOPMENT S ESSION
Break into department groups for 30 minutes
Use protocol handout to answer the critical
questions for the campus
Determine at least one new campus technology
Share the goal with the large group
Vote on at least one new campus technology
C REATING A N EW G OAL
What steps can we take to create a technology
vision for Douglas MacArthur High School?
How do we want the technology goal to address
the needs for all stakeholders?
Who should be responsible and accountable for
Does the goals meet the criteria of the district
and state and comply with the Long Range Plan?
S UMMARY /C LOSURE
Review of Key Area 1 and future initiatives
Statement of new technology goal & vision for
Douglas MacArthur High School in the area of
Critique Slip….review of staff development
Source: Texas Long-Range Technology Plan,