Texas STaR Chart Presented by: Heather Gaines Lovett Elementary January 2012
The “New” Lovett Elementary Opened 8/2011
Agenda <ul><li>What is the Texas STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Components included in the Texas STaR chart? </li></ul><ul>...
What is the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>The Texas STaR chart (School Technology and Readiness) is a teacher tool for plannin...
Components of the Texas STaR chart <ul><li>Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 2: Educator Prepar...
Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Se...
Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Professional Development Expereinces </li></ul><ul><li>Models of ...
Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Planning ...
Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Students per Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Sp...
Texas STaR Chart Classifications <ul><li>Early Tech (6-8 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech (9-14 points) </li></ul...
Why do we complete the Texas STaR chart? <ul><li>Texas teachers complete the survey to learn.. </li></ul><ul><li>What thei...
What valuable information do we gain from the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>The information gained from the Texas STaR chart g...
How often is the Texas STaR chart completed? <ul><li>The Texas STaR chart is completed annually. </li></ul>
Lovett’s 2010-2011 Results <ul><li>Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning – Advanced Tech (Score of 18) </li></ul><ul><li>Key A...
Texas STaR Chart
Implications and Next Steps <ul><li>Scored Advanced in 3 of the 4 categories </li></ul><ul><li>Scored Target Tech in 1 cat...
Further Information <ul><li>For further information go to  http://starchart.esc12.net </li></ul>
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Texas STaR Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Presented by: Heather Gaines Lovett Elementary January 2012
  2. 2. The “New” Lovett Elementary Opened 8/2011
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>What is the Texas STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Components included in the Texas STaR chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart Classifications </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we complete the Texas STaR chart? </li></ul><ul><li>What valuable information do we gain? </li></ul><ul><li>How often is the survey completed? </li></ul><ul><li>Lovett’s 2010-2011 results </li></ul><ul><li>Implications and next steps of our results </li></ul><ul><li>Further Information </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>The Texas STaR chart (School Technology and Readiness) is a teacher tool for planning and self –assessment that is aligned with the Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Components of the Texas STaR chart <ul><li>Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  6. 6. Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Student Mastery of Technology Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Professional Development Expereinces </li></ul><ul><li>Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development for Online Learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Support for Online Learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Students per Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Other Classroom Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Local Area Network Wide Area Network </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning Capacity </li></ul>
  10. 10. Texas STaR Chart Classifications <ul><li>Early Tech (6-8 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech (9-14 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech (15-20 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech (21-24 points) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why do we complete the Texas STaR chart? <ul><li>Texas teachers complete the survey to learn.. </li></ul><ul><li>What their current educational technology profile is </li></ul><ul><li>Their knowledge of online learning, technology resources, instructional support and planning </li></ul><ul><li>Their areas of strength and weakness </li></ul>
  12. 12. What valuable information do we gain from the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>The information gained from the Texas STaR chart gives individual teachers information about their strengths and weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>The Texas STaR chart also provides campus information (strengths and weaknesses) </li></ul>
  13. 13. How often is the Texas STaR chart completed? <ul><li>The Texas STaR chart is completed annually. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lovett’s 2010-2011 Results <ul><li>Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning – Advanced Tech (Score of 18) </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development – Advanced Tech (Score of 18) </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support – Advanced Tech (Score of 19) </li></ul><ul><li>Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology – Target Tech (Score of 24) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Texas STaR Chart
  16. 16. Implications and Next Steps <ul><li>Scored Advanced in 3 of the 4 categories </li></ul><ul><li>Scored Target Tech in 1 category </li></ul><ul><li>Create a technology committee </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ways to move from Advanced to Target in the categories we were rated Advanced </li></ul>
  17. 17. Further Information <ul><li>For further information go to http://starchart.esc12.net </li></ul>
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