Texas STaR ChartSchool Technology and Readiness<br />Troup Elementary <br />2006-2009<br />
Agenda<br />What is a STaR Chart<br />How is Troup Elementary doing?<br />Question & Answers<br />
What is the STaR Chart ?<br />A tool for technology planning and assessing <br />Online resource for district self-assessment of effective technology integration across the curriculum<br />Indicates the district’s status toward reaching the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology<br />STaR Chart Link<br />
Answers Revealed from the STaR Chart<br />What is the district’s current educational technology profile?<br />What evidence can be provided to demonstrate the district’s progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology?<br />What areas should the district focus on to improve its level of technology integration to ensure the best possible teaching & learning?<br />
Advantages from the STaR Chart<br />Perform needs assessments<br />Judges progress<br />Set benchmarks & goals<br />Determine funding priorities<br />Provides information for technology planning<br />Measure the impact of state & local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology<br />
Long Range Plan for Technology<br />FOUR KEY AREAS<br />Teaching & Learning<br />Educator Preparation & Development<br />Administration & Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
STaR Chart Levels of Progress<br />Early Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />
Troup Elementary’s Latest Levels Of Progress<br />IN THE FOUR KEY AREAS 2008-2009<br />Teaching & Learning Target<br />Educator Preparation Target<br /> & Development<br />Administration & Support Target<br />Infrastructure for Technology Target<br />
Where Do We Go From Here?<br />Continue to move toward a 21st classroom model<br />Provide distance learning opportunities<br />Continue to provide appropriate budget to support technology plan<br /><ul><li>Move ALL teachers and administrators to competent level on district’s self-assessment rubric
Align goals, curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology use</li></li></ul><li>Questions and Answer Time<br />
Conclusion<br />STaR Chart provides data to the school and state regarding the state of the school technology<br />STaR Chart assist in the Long Range Planning of Technology<br />STaR information can vary from year to year if your have a large faculty turn over.<br />
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