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  • 1. Presentation By
    Nadia Zahid
    Texas STaR Chart
  • 2. Agenda
    • What is Texas STaR Chart?
    • 3. The Texas Challenge
    • 4. Level of Progress
    • 5. STaR Chart Summary Analysis of CMS
    • 6. Summary/Conclusion
    • 7. Campus Statewide Summary
  •  What is Texas STaR Chart?
    • School Technology and Readiness
    • 8. Online resource for district self-assessment of effective technology integration across the curriculum
    • 9. Indicates the district’s status toward reaching the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology
  • What is TexasSTaR Chart?
    A tool designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in technology projects
    An online tool to allow all stakeholders to view the technology readiness of all campuses across the state
    Establishes a clear framework of measurement of educator preparedness to use technology
  • 10. The Texas Challenge
    Teaching and learning
    Educator Preparation and Development
    Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    Infrastructure for Technology
  • 11. Teaching and Learning
    Distance learning
    access to relevant technologies, tools, resources and services for individualized instruction
    ensure technology integration into curriculum and instruction
    explore best practices in educational technology
    learn new curriculum strategies
    flexibility to try new methods of teaching and learning
  • 12. To promote 21st Century learning, educators must be competent in 21st Century skills.
    instructional strategies that reflect current research, modern contexts to engage students in learning, and assessments to measure student-learning
    learning to emphasize technology infusion that helps educators visualize, internalize and create technology-enhanced learning environments.
    Role of professional development: teach teachers how to transform their teaching and learning to integrate technology into instruction
    Educator Preparation and Development
  • 13. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
    serve as a catalyst for change; model the use of technology
    develop, implement, budget for and monitor a dynamic technology plan
    create innovative, flexible and responsive environments
    offer expanded instructional opportunities via online, digital and distance learning technologies
    provide opportunities for relevant staff development
    use data effectively and appropriately in decision making
  • 14. Infrastructure for Technology
    equitable and ubiquitous access to all e-learning technologies
    measures to ensure security and accuracy of all data
    A stable infrastructure requires consistent and reliable funding
    Current connectivity to be sustained through regular maintenance, upgrades, and technical support
  • 15. Level of Progress
    Early Tech (6-8)
    Developing Tech (9-14)
    Advanced Tech (15-20)
    Target Tech (21-24)
  • 16.  STaR Chart Summary Analysis of CMS
  • 17. Campus Statewide Summary
  • 18. Summary
    Texas STaR Chart
    online resource for district self-assessment of effective technology integration across the curriculum
    developed around the four key areas of Texas Long Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020: Teaching and learning, Educator Preparation and Development, Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support, and Infrastructure for Technology
    used to track Technology Applications progress