Week 2 STaR chart


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Week 2 STaR chart

  1. 1. School Technology<br />and<br />Readiness<br />STaRChart<br />
  2. 2. Welcome<br />Staff Meeting Agenda<br /><ul><li>Define STaR Chart
  3. 3. Review Campus STaR Chart Results
  4. 4. Completing Campus STaR Chart Summary</li></li></ul><li>What is the STaR Chart?<br />
  5. 5. What is the STaR Chart?<br />The STaR Chart is an online resource tool to self assess our campus and districts effort at integrating technology into curriculum.<br />
  6. 6. Why do we need it?<br />
  7. 7. Why do we need it?<br />It is required for application for state funded technology grants. It indicates our current status and progress and is a formative and summative evaluation tool.<br />
  8. 8. Why do we need it?<br />Our new facility will need new technology!!<br />
  9. 9. What can we learn from it?<br />
  10. 10. What can we learn from it?<br />There are four classifications that can identify a school district.<br /><ul><li>Early Tech
  11. 11. Developing Tech
  12. 12. Advanced Tech
  13. 13. Target Tech </li></li></ul><li>What can we learn from it?<br />In reviewing this chart yearly, we can view where our teachers say we stand. Our goal is to reach Target Tech.<br />
  14. 14. What is the chart based on?<br />
  15. 15. What is the chart based on?<br />The chart is a collection of answers that teacher give when they complete the Texas Campus STaR Chart Summary at the beginning of the year. <br />
  16. 16. What is the chart based on?<br />There are four Key Areas identified on the summary. <br /><ul><li>Teaching and Learning
  17. 17. Educator Prep. and Development
  18. 18. Leadership, Admin. and Instructional</li></ul>Support<br /><ul><li>Infrastructure and Technology</li></li></ul><li>How do we stack up?<br />
  19. 19. How do we stack up?<br />We have fluctuated some over the past three years, but for the most part we remain consistently in the classification of Advanced Tech.<br />
  20. 20. How do we stack up?<br />Take a minute to review this graph from our school.<br />
  21. 21. How do we stack up?<br />As you can see our strongest area is in Infrastructure for Technology. This means that for the most part teachers are satisfied with items such as the student per computer ratio, Internet access and speed, and technical support.<br />
  22. 22. How do we stack up?<br />However, it also shows Educator Preparation and Development as being a weak area.<br />This means that teachers feel that professional development for technology is not what it should be.<br />
  23. 23. How do we stack up?<br />Our students need us to reach Target Tech in all areas. They are depending on us.<br />
  24. 24. The POINT of all this?<br />
  25. 25. The POINT of all this?<br />The school district wants you to be informed about the STaR Chart and what it means for our district before you complete the summary at the beginning of next year.<br />
  26. 26. The POINT of all this?<br />New Teachers and those that need a refresher course please copy down the following link.<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/training.html<br />This link will take you to training for the STaR Chart. Let me explain…<br />
  27. 27. What do I need to do?<br />
  28. 28. What do I need to do?<br />Most importantly Thoughtfully consider your answers when you complete the STaR Chart Summary next year.<br />
  29. 29. What do I need to do?<br />Mr. Kettering would also like you to give some suggestions on how we can make improvements in the Key Area of Educator Preparation and Development.<br />
  30. 30. Remember<br />Our campus assessment is derived from how you answer the STaR Chart Summary. PLEASE choose your answers thoughtfully when completing the summary.<br />Help us help you…get your suggestions to Kettering!!!!<br />
  31. 31. Thank-you<br />