Presentation Agenda Define what the STaR Chart is and its purpose. Look at the Set-up of the STaR chart and what it shows us. Look at the Texas Campus Statewide STaR chart summary for 2008-2009 school year. Look at the Spur ISD Campus STaR Chart Summary for the last three years. Closing Thoughts
What is the STaR Chart? School, Technology, and Readiness chart Used by schools to determine progress toward meeting the Texas Long-Range technology plan. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/lrpt_lrpt.html
Texas Long-Range Technology Plan Domains Teaching & Learning Educator preparation development Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology Texas TEA code requires that “all students be technologically literate by the end of Grade 8”.
Purpose of the STaR Chart Determine progress toward meeting the Texas Long-Range Goals for technology. Determine progress toward meeting the technology goals of Spur ISD. Annually gauges progress on meeting the technology requirements of the State of Texas.
How does the STaR chart work? Every Campus in State completes a STaR chart survey online. The Survey gauges progress in four critical domains of the Texas Long Range Technology Plan. Teaching & Learning Educator Preparation Administration & Support Infrastructure
How is the STaR Chart scored? Based on the survey a school is rated in one of the following four categories for each domain. Early TECH Developing TECH Advanced TECH Target TECH
What does it show us? The State of Texas education system is making sound progress in providing Infrastructure & Administrative Support. The State of Texas education system needs more progress made in applying technology to Teaching & Learning & in providing proper Educator Preparation.
Individual Campus STaR Chart Scoring & Classification •Campus Survey & Scoring overview •FOR EACH DOMAIN the total points and classification are: 6-8 Early Tech 9-14 Developing Tech 15-20 Advanced Tech 21-24 Target Tech
Teaching & Learning—Spur ISD STaR Chart Summary for 2006-2007, 2007-2008 & 2008-2009 School year Developing Tech
What does it show us about Spur ISD? Spur is making sound progress in providing Infrastructure & Educator Preparation. The State of Texas education system needs more progress made in applying technology to Teaching & Learning & in providing proper Administrative Support.
CONCLUSION In order to meet the demands of the Texas Long-range technology Plan, Spur ISD must: 1.) Improve instruction by using technology. 2.) Increase professional development in technology. 3.) Provide an increased administrative support. 4.) Continue to upgrade our infrastructure.