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Houston Academy<br />Teaching and Learning Through Technology<br />Preparing students for the 21st century<br />
Technology and the future of students at Houston Academy<br />There is no questions that  technology skills will be essent...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Long-Range plan for Technology
Teacher expectations
What is STaR?
Texas Campus STaR Chart Summary 2009-2010
Websites with technology information
Questions and Answers
Conclusion</li></li></ul><li>Long Range Plan for Technology<br />Teaching and Learning<br />All Learners:<br /><ul><li>Acc...
Collaborate to solve real world problems
Improve academic achievement across  curriculum
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  1. 1. Houston Academy<br />Teaching and Learning Through Technology<br />Preparing students for the 21st century<br />
  2. 2. Technology and the future of students at Houston Academy<br />There is no questions that technology skills will be essential in our ever changing society. Houston is dedicated to equipping students with the tools necessary to meet the technology standards as described in the technology application TEKS .<br />Children have much to gain from the use of technology across the curriculum and teachers are the key.<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Long-Range plan for Technology
  4. 4. Teacher expectations
  5. 5. What is STaR?
  6. 6. Texas Campus STaR Chart Summary 2009-2010
  7. 7. Websites with technology information
  8. 8. Questions and Answers
  9. 9. Conclusion</li></li></ul><li>Long Range Plan for Technology<br />Teaching and Learning<br />All Learners:<br /><ul><li>Access to technology
  10. 10. Collaborate to solve real world problems
  11. 11. Improve academic achievement across curriculum
  12. 12. Communicate effectively through technology</li></li></ul><li>Plan Continued….<br />Educator preparation and Development<br />All Educators:<br /><ul><li>Graduate from program that models tech plan
  13. 13. Use technology effectively in teaching and learning
  14. 14. Develop learning environment using technology
  15. 15. Ensure integration across curriculum</li></li></ul><li>Plan Continued….<br />Leadership, administration, and Instructional support<br />All Leaders:<br /><ul><li>Develop budget for technology
  16. 16. Create innovative environment that maximizes learning
  17. 17. Offer expanded curriculum to students
  18. 18. Provide staff development
  19. 19. Expect and plan appropriate technology use
  20. 20. Use data for decision making</li></li></ul><li>Plan Continued….<br />Infrastructure<br />An infrastructure provides:<br /><ul><li>Access to all e-learning technologies
  21. 21. Just in-time technology assistance
  22. 22. Ensure all data is secure / accurate
  23. 23. Support accessibility for all users</li></li></ul><li>What is expected of teachers?<br /><ul><li>Accept change
  24. 24. Professional development
  25. 25. Use technology to instruct
  26. 26. Collaborate
  27. 27. Continue to learn</li></li></ul><li>What is STaR?<br />School Technology and Readiness<br />The Texas Teacher STaR Charts is an assessment tool developed around the four key areas of the Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology<br />
  28. 28. Web sites to review for technology information<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/<br />http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=5096&menu_id=2147483665<br />http://www.p21.org/index.php?option=com<br />
  29. 29. Questions / Answers<br />Conclusion<br />Technology plays an increasingly critical role in developing productive citizens who are critical thinkers and problem solvers. Aldine/Houston will provide a model for teachers to use in integrating technology in every subject area. Students will demonstrate mastery of benchmarks by creating products and participating in learning activities using technology as a tool for success.<br />To accomplish this we need YOU!<br />
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