The Texas School Technology and Readiness Chart ( STaR Chart ) was developed by the Texas Education Agency Advisory Committee.
Presented as an online resource for gauging a campus’ and districts’ efforts to integrate technology across the curriculum.
Budgeting for resources
Evaluation of progress in technology projects
The Texas Campus School Technology and Readiness (STaR Chart) consists of four key areas , six focus areas and four levels of progress. Key Areas: Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation and Development Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology Focus Areas: Patterns of classroom use Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content Content Area Connection Technology Applications / TEKS Implementation Student Mastery of Technology Applications Online Learning Levels of Progress: Early Tech Dev. Tech Advanced Tech Target Tech
Seguin High School results: starchart .esc12.net
Two areas of minimal progress (2005 - 2009) Teaching and Learning 12 to 14 on the STaR Chart scale (Developing Technology) Educator Preparation and Development 12 to 14 on STaR Chart scale (Developing Technology)
Continuing Technology Education for Staff Applications Relevant Up-to-date creative
Common Planning Time Need to knows Enrichment Nice to Knows Start here! Integrate technology as appropriate. Fun with Technology!
Technology Goals: Teacher as facilitator, mentor, and co-learner. On demand access to appropriate technologies. Regular technology-supported learner-centered projects. 30% or more of budget allocated for professional development. Adequate technical support with grants, technology allotments available On-demand access for every student Direct connectivity in all rooms and fully equipped with appropriate technology