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S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. STaR Chart School Technology and Readiness Bastrop Middle School 2009-2010
  2. 2. Discussion Agenda <ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it measure? Levels of progress? </li></ul><ul><li>How is BMS doing? </li></ul><ul><li>What now? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>A yearly technology survey taken by all faculty members. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides a technology profile for our campus. </li></ul><ul><li>It highlights our growth, strengths and weaknesses in technology. </li></ul><ul><li>It is aligned to the TEA Long Range Plan. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Uses <ul><li>Providing data for developing technology goals / plans </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking and documenting campus progress in meeting technology goals </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying growth areas for BMS </li></ul><ul><li>Applying for state-funded technology grants </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does the STaR Chart measure? <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  6. 6. How is Progress measured? <ul><li>Each key areas is scored as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>Early Tech (6-8 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech (9-14 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech (15-20 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech (21-24 points) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Focus areas assessed: </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom use of technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency / design of instructional use Content area connections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology applications TEKS & student mastery </li></ul><ul><li>Online learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Teaching and Learning Developing 11 2007-2006 Developing 11 2007-2008 Developing 14 2008-2009 Rating Score Academic Year
  9. 9. Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Focus areas assessed: </li></ul><ul><li>Models of professional development and experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in technology trainings </li></ul><ul><li>Capability to implement technology: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of understanding and use in the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of understanding regarding online learning </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Educator Preparation and Development Developing 9 2007-2006 Developing 12 2007-2008 Developing 13 2008-2009 Rating Score Academic Year
  11. 11. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support <ul><li>Focus areas assessed: </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, vision, and planning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional support </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Support for online learning </li></ul>
  12. 12. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support Developing 11 2007-2006 Developing 13 2007-2008 Advanced 18 2008-2009 Rating Score Academic Year
  13. 13. Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Focus areas assessed: </li></ul><ul><li>Students per classroom computers </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom technology tools </li></ul><ul><li>Tech support </li></ul><ul><li>LAN / WAN </li></ul><ul><li>Distance learning capacity </li></ul>
  14. 14. Infrastructure for Technology Developing 12 2007-2006 Developing 13 2007-2008 Advanced 20 2008-2009 Rating Score Academic Year
  15. 15. BMS Growth and Progress
  16. 16. What now? <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student to computer ratio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative & tech support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Growth Priorities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noticed my bias? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Questions?
  18. 18. Resources <ul><li>Texas STaR Chart Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/docs/TxTSC.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Statewide Campus Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/docs/campusSWSummarybyKA20072008.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frequently Asked Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/faq.html </li></ul></ul>

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