Today What is the STaR Chart? 4 key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan. Why should we complete the STaR Chart each year?
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The Texas STaR chart was developed around the 4 key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan. http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/LRPTCompleteDec06.pdf
Teaching and Learning Focuses on the instructional needs of teachers and the learning needs of students in meeting the vision of technology in education. Educational technology equalizes the learning environment for all students.
Education Preparation and Development Addresses the staff Development needs not only of teachers but of all the members of the professional education community. Continuous professional development for educators in using technology in teaching and learning must be a priority. Provide professional development for integrating Technology Applications into of the TEKS.
Leadership Administration and Instructional Support Integrate planning for technology into all classroom, library, campus, and district planning. Integrate technology into instructional management and administration Support the integration of technology into teaching and learning and school operations.
Infrastructure for Technology Integrate planning for technology into all classrooms, libraries, and campus and district planning. Provide access to computer workstations to all students and staff in libraries, school offices, and in other work areas. Continue to provide high-speed access to the Internet for students and staff Replace or get rid of obsolete technology and infrastructure on a scheduled basis to ensure maximum efficiency and use.
How will we assess the progress teachers, campuses, and districts have made toward meeting the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan?
The STaR Chart!
Teachers will complete a survey online to gauge their progress in integrating technology into their classrooms and school.
Campuses and districts will use the data to report to the school board, community groups, and technology planning committees.
What is the STaR Chart?
The Texas Campus STaR Chart produces a profile of our campus’ status toward reaching the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology.
Why should we complete the STaR Chart?
To assess the progress our school has made towards meeting the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan. Keep us Accountable!