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  • 1. Texas Teacher STaR Charts 2008 - 2009
  • 2. Definition
    • The Texas Teacher STaR Charts is an assessment tool developed around the four key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology:
    • Teaching and Learning
    • Educator Preparation and Development
    • Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support
    • Infrastructure for Technology
  • 3. Teaching & Learning
    • Focus Areas
      • Impact of Technology on Teacher Role & Collaborative Learning
      • Patterns of Teacher Use
      • Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content
      • Curriculum Areas
      • Technology Applications TEKS Assessment
      • Patterns of Student Use
  • 4. Educator Preparation & Development
    • Focus Areas
        • Content of Training
        • Capabilities of Educators
        • Leadership & Capabilities of Administrators
        • Models of Professional Development
        • Levels of Understanding & Patterns of Use
        • Technology Budget Allocated to Technology Professional Development
  • 5. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support
    • Focus Areas
      • Vision & Planning
      • Technical Support
      • Instructional & Administrative Staffing
      • Budget
      • Funding
  • 6. Infrastructure for Technology
    • Focus Areas
      • Students per Computer
      • Internet Access Connectivity/Speed
      • Distance Learning
      • LAN/WAN
      • Other Technologies
  • 7. Purpose
    • The Teacher STaR Chart is designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts determine their progress toward meeting the goals of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, as well as meeting the goals of the district.
    • The Texas Teacher STaR Chart can assist in the measurement of the impact of state and local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology.
    • All teachers are required to complete the Teacher STaR Chart.
  • 8. Answer Critical Questions
    • Current educational technology profile in the areas of Teaching and Learning and Educator Preparation and Development?
    • Knowledge of online learning, technology resources, instructional support, and planning on my campus?
    • Evidence that demonstrate progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D ?
    • Areas to improve in technology integration to ensure successful teaching and learning for my students?
    • Technology standards required of all new teachers and recommended current Texas teachers?
  • 9. Usage
    • Assist teachers in determining professional development needs based on a current educational technology profile.
    • Provide data that feeds into the Texas Campus STaR Chart so that more accurate school information is gained and documented.
    • Determine funding priorities based on teacher and classroom needs.
    • Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources.
    • Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology.
    • Assist campuses in documenting the use of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D formula, and discretionary funds.
  • 10. Data Sam Rayburn High School
  • 11. Conclusion
    • Sam Rayburn High School Weakest Area is Teaching and Learning
    • Sam Rayburn High School Strongest Area is Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support
  • 12. Online Training
    • Texas Teacher STaR Chart
    • Texas Campus STaR Chart
    • Texas STaR Chart ( Facilitator Training )
  • 13. Additional Information about Texas SATaR Chart