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 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 />
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Long-Range plan for Technology
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 />
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 />
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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