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Texas STaR Chart
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Texas STaR Chart Inormation and Analysis for Levi Fry Intermediate TCISD

Texas STaR Chart Inormation and Analysis for Levi Fry Intermediate TCISD

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  • 1. Texas STaR Chart<br />What is it? Why do we need it?<br />
  • 2. The Texas STaR Chart is . . .<br />a tool for educators, campuses, and districts to assess their progress towards technology goals<br />divided into 4 categories:<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation and Development<br />Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  • 3. Campus STaR Chart Key Areas<br />Level of Progress<br />Early Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />
  • 4. Campus Star Chart Analysis<br />Texas City ISD, Levi Fry Intermediate<br />
  • 5. What can we do to improve . . .<br />Teaching & Learning?<br />Increase patterns of classroom use<br />Monitor frequency/design of instructional setting<br />Improve content area connections<br />Include Technology Application TEKS in lesson planning<br />Develop a system to track student Mastery of Technology Applications<br />Increase online learning opportunities<br />
  • 6. What can we do to improve . . .<br />Educator Preparation and Development?<br />Provide more professional development opportunities<br />Encourage teachers to act as models of professional development<br />Utilize a campus technology specialist to increase capabilities of educators<br />Increase access to professional development,<br /> including online opportunities<br />Build staff members’ levels of understanding<br /> and patterns of use<br />
  • 7. What can we do to improve . . .<br />Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support?<br />Develop district and campus leadership and vision<br />Improve technology planning<br />Provide more instructional support for staff members<br />Use technology for communication and collaboration<br />Use technology to monitor campus <br /> and district budget<br />Provide leadership and support for<br /> online learning<br />
  • 8. What can we do to improve . . .<br />Infrastructure for Technology?<br />Texas City ISD is in the process of upgrading and implementing many new technologies as a result of bonds passed by the Texas City community.  Included in these upgrades are:<br />Replace district-wide data switches, phone system using Voice-over IP technology, interior data cables on all campuses, and fiber connecting all campuses to provide increased bandwidth on a 10Gig backbone <br />Implement a district-wide wireless network and video on demand into classrooms<br />Improve data storage for all staff and students and multi-media access in classrooms district-wide <br />Provide each campus with at least mobile laptop labs for classroom checkout<br />
  • 9. Summary<br />As learners of the 21st Century, the students we teach today require new skills, tools, assessments, knowledge, and opportunities.<br />The Texas STaR Chart is a system to help school educators, campuses, and districts to assess their progress towards technology goals.<br />
  • 10. For more information . . .<br />Please visit the Texas STaR Chart website at<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/<br />Elizabeth Morris<br />6th Grade Department Head<br />emorris@tcisd.org<br />

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