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  • 1. Texas STaR Chart
    Kerilyn Edwards
    Lamar University
    EDLD 5306
  • 2. Agenda
    • What is the Texas STaR Chart?
    • 3. The Purpose of the Texas STaR Chart
    • 4. Key Areas and Classifications
    • 5. Fletcher’s STaR Chart Results
    • 6. Conclusions
    • 7. References
  • The Texas School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart
    A tool for planning and self-assessment
    Aligned with the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020
    The two types:
    Texas Campus STaR Chart
    Texas Teacher STaR Chart
  • 8. Purpose of the Texas STaR Chart
    Developed around the four key areas of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 to:
    Allow schools and districts to measure their progress towards federal and state requirements.
    Measure the impact of efforts to improve student learning through technology.
    Indentify areas for improvement to ensure the best possible teaching/learning process.
  • 9. Four Key Areas: Classifications:
    Teaching and Learning
    Preparation and Development of Educators
    Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support
    Infrastructure for Technology
    Early Tech
    Developing Tech
    Advanced Tech
    Target Tech
  • 10. Focus Areas
    Each of the four key areas has six focus areas.
    What are they?
  • 11. Teaching and Learning
    Patterns of classroom use
    Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting using digital content
    Content area connections
    Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation
    Student mastery of TA TEKS
    Online learning
  • 12. Preparation and Development of Educators
    Content of professional development
    Models of professional development
    Capabilities of educators
    Access to professional development
    Levels of understanding and patterns of use
    Professional development for online learning
  • 13. Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support
    Leadership and vision
    Instructional Support
    Communication and Collaboration
    Leadership and support for online learning
  • 14. Infrastructure for Technology
    Students per computer
    Internet access connectivity/speed
    Other classroom technology
    Technical support
    LANs and WANs
    Distance learning capabilities
  • 15. Fletcher Elementary’s Texas Campus STaR Chart Results2007 - 2010
  • 16. Teaching and Learning Results
  • 17. Preparation and Development of Educators Results
  • 18. Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Results
  • 19. Infrastructure for Technology Results
  • 20. Chart of Fletcher’s Results
  • 21. Conclusions
    The Texas STaR Chart is an excellent tool for measuring our campus’ progress.
    The school has made significant progress over the years. Let us continue to strive for excellence!
    Lets work together to determine how we can achieve and maintain Target Tech in all areas in the years to come.
    For more information on the Texas STaR Chart visit the following site: http://starchart.esc12.net/
  • 22. Are there any questions?
  • 23. References
    Texas Education Agency. Texas STaR Chart. Retrieved from http://starchart.esc12.net/
    Texas Education Agency. The Texas Campus STaR Chart. Retrieved from http://starchart.esc12.net/docs/TxCSC.pdf