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  • 1. Weatherford High School…Aiming for the Stars
  • 2. Agenda
    • What is the Texas STaR Chart?
    • 3. The four areas of the STaR Chart
    • 4. State Data & Local Trends
    • 5. Strengths and Weaknesses of WHS
  • What is the Texas STaR Chart?
    • School Technology and Readiness
    • 6. Developed around four key areas of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020
    • 7. Designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation
    • 8. Produces a profile of your campus’ status toward reaching technology goals
  • Four Areas of the STaR Chart
    • Teaching and Learning
    • 9. Educator Preparation and Development
    • 10. Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support
    • 11. Infrastructure for Technology
  • Teaching and Learning
    • Technology brings the world to the classroom and provides tools to see the world beyond current boundaries
    • 12. Teachers must be facilitators, mentors, and co-learners
    • 13. Students must have access to relevant technologies, tools, resources and services for individualized instruction 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
    • 14. Students communicate effectively in a variety of formats for diverse audiences.
    • 15. NCLB says 8th graders must be
    technology literate
  • 16. Educator Preparation and Development
    • On-going professional development
    • 17. Securing time, resources, and models for teaching technology
    • 18. SBEC Technology Application Standards Met
    • 19. 30% of budget allocated for professional development
  • Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support
    • Technology plan is a large part of Campus Improvement Plan
    • 20. Use data effectively to make decisions
    • 21. Promote community awareness of learning opportunities through technology
    • 22. Technical support is available at campus and district level
    • 23. Acceptable Use Policies are board approved
  • Infrastructure for Technology
    • Equitable access to all e-learning
    • 24. High-speed connectivity in all classrooms
    • 25. Technical assistance for teaching and learning
    • 26. Host large volumes of digital content through video, voice, and data
  • Where is the State in 2008?
  • 27. WHS Campus Trends
  • 28. A look at WHS…
    Infrastructure for Technology
    • Four or less students per Internet connected computer
    • 29. 75% of rooms have direct connectivity
    • 30. Computer per educator
    • 31. Network access for print/file sharing
    • 32. Online learning with video streaming and podcasts
    Educator Preparation
    • Most teachers have completed professional development with technology in content area
    • 33. Teachers demonstrate two-three SBEC Tech Standards
    • 34. 9-18 hours of technology professional development offered each year
  • Conclusions
    • Weatherford High School is Advanced in 3 out of the 4 areas of the Texas STaR Chart
    • 35. Our weakest area is Educator Preparation with a score of 13 in 2008-09
    • 36. Our strongest area is Infrastructure for Technology with a score of 17 in 2008-09
    • 37. Our long-term goal for all four areas is Target Tech which requires a score of 21.
  • Want to know more?
    • Texas STaR Chart
    • Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology,