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Texas STaR Chart and Much More


What is the Texas STaR Chart? …

What is the Texas STaR Chart?
How is it used?
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  • 1. Texas STaR Chart S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness
    • Cheryl Scott
    • Lamar University
    • EDLD 5352
    • Section 1158
    • November 29, 2009
  • 2. What Is The STaR Chart?
    • Annual survey to assist teachers in self-assessing efforts to integrate technology into their curriculum
    • Aligned with Texas Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020
    • Aids campuses, and districts in gauging progress toward goals of integrating technology into the school
  • 3. The Texas Teacher STaR Chart May Be Used to:
    • Assist teachers in determining professional development needs.
    • Provide data for Texas Campus STaR Chart so that more accurate school information is documented.
    • Determine funding priorities based on teacher and classroom needs.
    • Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources.
    • Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology
  • 4. Long Range Plan for Technology Four Key Areas
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Educator Preparation and Development
    • Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    • Infrastructure for Technology
  • 5. Teaching and Learning
    • Focus Areas
        • Patterns of Classroom Use
        • Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting
        • Content Area Connections
        • Technology Applications TEKS Implementation
        • Student Mastery of Technology Applications
        • Online Learning
  • 6. Educator Preparation And Development
    • Focus Areas
        • Professional Development Experiences
        • Models of Professional Development
        • Capabilities of Educators
        • Access to Professional Development
        • Levels of Understanding
        • Professional Development for Online Learning
  • 7. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    • Focus Areas
        • Leadership and Vision
        • Planning
        • Instructional Support
        • Communication and Collaboration
        • Budget
        • Leadership and Support for Online Learning
  • 8. Infrastructure for Technology
    • Focus Areas
        • Students per Computers
        • Internet Access Connectivity
        • Other Classroom Technology
        • Technical Support
        • Local Area Network, Wide Area Network
        • Distance Learning Capacity
  • 9. STaR Chart Levels of Progress
        • Early Technology
        • Developing Technology
        • Advanced Technology
        • Target Technology
  • 10. STaR Chart Three Year Data Summary for Rockwall High School
  • 11. Where Does Rockwall High School Go From Here?
    • Needs to concentrate on area of Educator Preparation and Development
        • Ensure all teachers and administrators meet SBEC proficiencies
        • Provide appropriate budget to support professional development
        • Provide distance/online learning opportunities
  • 12. Resources
    • (2006, November). Long-range plan for technology, 2006-2020 . Retrieved (2009, November 29) from http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/LRPTCompleteDec06.pdf
    • (2006). Texas star chart. Texas education agency. Retrieved (2009, November 29) from http://starchart.esc12.net/docs/TxTSC.pdf