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A Powerpoint highlighting the significance of the STaR Chart and where we are in regards to it.

A Powerpoint highlighting the significance of the STaR Chart and where we are in regards to it.

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  • 1. STaR Power What is it and how can it help us?
  • 2. StaR is…
    • A Survey Tool
    • A tool for campuses to determine goals, both long-range and district
    • Set up in 4 key domains:
      • Teaching and Learning
      • Educator Preparation
      • Administration and Support
      • Infrastructure
  • 3. Report Card Key for STaR
    • There are four levels of progress:
    • Early Tech
    • Developing Tech
    • Advanced Tech
    • Target Tech
  • 4. Where do we fit among the STaRs? 13 13 12 12 2007-2008 9 12 6 6 2008-2009 14 13 11 12 2006-2007 Infrastructure for Technology Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Educator Preparation and Development Teaching and Learning
  • 5. Reaching for the RIGHT STaR! Teaching and Learning Domain
    • Developing Domain:
      • Regular use of technology
      • Access electronic information
      • Develop communication and presentation projects
  • 6. Reaching for the RIGHT STaR! Educator Preparation
    • Developing Tech
      • Administrative tasks & classroom management
      • Use of online resources
      • 40% meet SBEC standards
      • Educators expected to use technology
      • 6-24% budget allotted for PD
  • 7. Reaching for the RIGHT Star! Administration and Support
    • Advanced Tech
      • Campus plan approved by board and superintendent
      • Technical support staff for 500 computers
      • Full-time Technology director
      • Grants and local funding
  • 8. Reaching for the RIGHT Star! Infrastructure
    • 4 or less students/computer
    • 75% classrooms have direct connectivity
    • Web-based learning is available
    • 1 educator per computer
  • 9. Summarizing the STaR
    • STaR is the tool that tells us where we are in regards to technology
    • STaR compares our data with other districts within the state of Texas
    • STaR allows us to plan long-range goals and define us in terms of technology usage
  • 10. Searching for STaR?
    • For more information on Star and how we fit in the galactic world of technology, review the STaR link:
    • Texas STaR Chart: