Intro: In our world of digital media and fast paced information exchange, we must assure our children have a continual exposure to technology. To do this, we must incorporate new teaching strategies that integrate technology in our instruction. The Texas STaR Chart allows us to monitor our progress and assure that we are employing technology. It is also a tool allowing us to plan, budget and evaluate our technological advances.
Summarize each level of progress and refer to the hyperlink for in-depth descritions
Use as example, read the chart and point out the areas and their results.
Transcript of "S Ta R Chart"
STaR Chart Ensuring access to technology
Texas STaR Chart <ul><li>Assure children’s exposure to technology </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate new teaching strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor progress </li></ul><ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul>
4 Key Areas <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Education Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for technology </li></ul>
State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) <ul><li>Standard I. All teachers use technology-related terms, concepts, data input strategies and ethical practices to make informed decisions about current technologies and their applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard II. All teachers identify task requirements, apply search strategies and use current technology to efficiently acquire, analyze, and evaluate a variety of electronic information. </li></ul>
State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) <ul><li>Standard III. All teachers use task-appropriate tools to synthesize knowledge, create and modify solutions and evaluate results in a way that supports the work of individuals and groups in problem-solving situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard IV . All teachers communicate information in different formats and for diverse audiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard V. All teachers know how to plan, organize, deliver and evaluate instruction for all students that incorporates the effective use of current technology for teaching and integrating the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) into the curriculum. </li></ul>