Texas STaR Chart Created and Presented by: Jennifer Lawrence 7th grade Math Teacher North Shore Middle School Galena Park ISD
What is the Star Chart? More importantly… What does it mean to us??
What is the Star Chart? STaR : School Technology and Readiness The STaR Chart is used by campuses to assess progress being made towards goals set by the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology.
What is the STaR Chart? Developed around four key areas: Teaching and Learning, Educator Preparation and Development, Administration and Instructional Support, and Infrastructure for Technology. Site- http://starchart.esc12.net
Teaching and Learning Patterns of classroom use Content area connections Frequency and design of Instructional Strategies TEKS Implementation Student Mastery of Technology Applications Online Learning
Educator Preparation and Development Professional Development Experiences Models of Professional Development Capabilities of Educators Access to Professional Development Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use Professional Development for Online Learning
Administration and Instructional Support Leadership and Vision Planning Instructional Support Communication and Collaboration Budget Leadership and Support for Online Learning
Infrastructure for Technology Students per Computers Internet Access Connectivity Speed Other Classroom Technology Technical Support Local Area Network Wide Area Network Distance Learning Capacity
Levels of Progress Early Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech Target Tech
How are we doing at North Shore Middle School??
We can have even better results in 2010-2011 ! If we all work together, North Shore Middle School can reach our Target goal in each of the four areas. By 2020, every school a crossed the nation should achieve technology excellence. Maybe our school can be one of the first!