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Texas Teacher S Ta R Charts Power Point11 27 1

  1. 1. Texas Teacher STaR Charts 2008 - 2009
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>The Texas Teacher STaR Charts is an assessment tool developed around the four key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology: </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  3. 3. Teaching & Learning <ul><li>Focus Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impact of Technology on Teacher Role & Collaborative Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patterns of Teacher Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Applications TEKS Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patterns of Student Use </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Educator Preparation & Development <ul><li>Focus Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content of Training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership & Capabilities of Administrators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Models of Professional Development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding & Patterns of Use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Budget Allocated to Technology Professional Development </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support <ul><li>Focus Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision & Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional & Administrative Staffing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Focus Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students per Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity/Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAN/WAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Technologies </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Purpose <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>All teachers are required to complete the Teacher STaR Chart. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Answer Critical Questions <ul><li>Current educational technology profile in the areas of Teaching and Learning and Educator Preparation and Development? </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of online learning, technology resources, instructional support, and planning on my campus? </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence that demonstrate progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D ? </li></ul><ul><li>Areas to improve in technology integration to ensure successful teaching and learning for my students? </li></ul><ul><li>Technology standards required of all new teachers and recommended current Texas teachers? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Usage <ul><li>Assist teachers in determining professional development needs based on a current educational technology profile. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide data that feeds into the Texas Campus STaR Chart so that more accurate school information is gained and documented. </li></ul><ul><li>Determine funding priorities based on teacher and classroom needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist campuses in documenting the use of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D formula, and discretionary funds. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Data Sam Rayburn High School
  11. 11. Conclusion <ul><li>Sam Rayburn High School Weakest Area is Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Rayburn High School Strongest Area is Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support </li></ul>
  12. 12. Online Training <ul><li>Texas Teacher STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Campus STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart ( Facilitator Training ) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Additional Information about Texas SATaR Chart <ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.tea.state.tx.us/starchart </li></ul>
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