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  1. 1. The Texas STaR Chart and You Alvin High School Faculty In-Service Presentation Next Slide
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Back Ground: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How does the STaR Chart Work? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How is the STaR Chart scored? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alvin High School’s STaR Chart Data </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of findings </li></ul><ul><li>Open Questioning </li></ul>Next Slide Previous Slide
  3. 3. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>Source of data collected from an on-line survey designed to help teachers, administrators, and districts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet district technology goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate district’s progress towards the Long-Range Plan for Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measure all efforts designed to improve student learning through technology as specified by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) </li></ul></ul>Next Slide Agenda Previous Slide
  4. 4. How does the STaR Chart work? <ul><li>Teachers complete an annual on-line survey that questions technology use in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Data is then used by campus and district personnel and state policy-makers for evaluation purposes </li></ul><ul><li>More information on the STaR Chart can be found at http://starchart.esc12.net/history.html </li></ul>Next Slide Previous Slide Agenda
  5. 5. How is the STaR Chart scored? <ul><li>Teachers evaluate areas of technology by assigning a score from the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 – Early Techology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 – Developing Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 – Advanced Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 – Target Technology </li></ul></ul>Next Slide Previous Slide Agenda
  6. 6. Campus Data Next Slide Previous Slide Agenda Alvin High School Data Click for Star Chart Data: 2006-2007 Click for Star Chart Data: 2007-2008 Click for Star Chart Data: 2008-2009
  7. 7. Alvin High School STaR Chart Data: 2006-2007 Campus Data Agenda Advanced Technology Developing Technology Developing Technology Developing Technology Key Area STaR Classifications Infrastructure for Technology Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Educator Preparation & Development Teaching & Learning Summary Area
  8. 8. Alvin High School STaR Chart Data: 2007-2008 Campus Data Agenda Developing Technology Advanced Technology Developing Technology Developing Technology Key Area STaR Classifications Infrastructure for Technology Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Educator Preparation & Development Teaching & Learning Summary Area
  9. 9. Alvin High School STaR Chart Data: 2008-2009 Next Slide Campus Data Agenda Developing Technology Advanced Technology Developing Technology Developing Technology Key Area STaR Classifications Infrastructure for Technology Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Educator Preparation & Development Teaching & Learning Summary Area
  10. 10. Summary of Data: 2006-2009 <ul><li>Strongest Area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible Reason </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase technical support has helped teachers grow in the area of technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Although progress has slowed, slight increases are evident in the following areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching & Learning </li></ul></ul>Next Slide Previous Slide Agenda
  11. 11. Summary of Data: 2006-2009 (Continued) <ul><li>Greatest Weakness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible Reason </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid district growth and the cost of opening new campuses has lead to a lack of funds for the older schools. </li></ul></ul>Next Slide Previous Slide Agenda
  12. 12. Questions? <ul><li>The floor is yours! </li></ul><ul><li>What are your questions? </li></ul>Previous Slide Agenda

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