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  1. 1. 2009-2010 Brill Elementary SchoolStaff Development<br />Photo Courtesy of Brill Elementary School<br />
  2. 2. Texas Long Range Plan for Technology<br />Texas STaR Chart<br />Brill Elementary School Results<br />
  3. 3. STaR ChartSchool Technology and Readiness<br />Designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts determine their progress toward meeting the goals of the Long-Range Plan for Technology.<br />Developed around the four key areas of the Long-Range Plan for Technology.<br />
  4. 4. AGENDA<br /><ul><li>No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D
  5. 5. Texas Long Range Plan for Technology
  6. 6. Texas Technology TEKS (Students)
  7. 7. SBEC Technology Application Standards (Teachers)
  8. 8. STaR Chart</li></li></ul><li>Technology and ReadinessNo Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D<br />Enhancing Education Through Technology<br />Experts and practitioners have all agreed on the importance of not just increasing technology capacity within schools, but integrating it with the curriculum. <br />
  9. 9. No Child Left BehindPrimary Goal<br />To improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in elementary schools and secondary schools.<br />
  10. 10. No Child Left BehindGoals<br />To ensure every student is technologically literate by the time the student finishes the eighth grade. <br />
  11. 11. No Child Left BehindGoals<br />Effective integration of technology resources and systems. <br />Teacher training and curriculum development to establish research-based instructional methods and best practices.<br />
  12. 12. Texas Results of No Child Left Behind<br /><ul><li>Technology Applications TEKS (Students)
  13. 13. Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, </li></ul> 2006-2020<br /><ul><li>STaR Charts
  14. 14. SBEC Technology Applications Standards (Teachers)</li></li></ul><li>Texas Technology Application TEKS<br />The importance of students meeting the technology literacy benchmarks for acquiring and integrating the Technology Applications TEKS across the curriculum are paramount in leading to success in meeting the curriculum goals for Texas students and meeting the requirements of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D for technology literacy and integration. <br />
  15. 15. What are TA TEKS?<br />Describe what students should know and be able to do using technology. <br />TEKS are to be used when providing instruction in Technology Applications. <br />
  16. 16. The Goal of TA TEKS<br />The goal of the Technology Applications TEKS is for students to gain technology-based knowledge and skills and to apply them to all curriculum areas at all grade levels. <br />
  17. 17. TA-TEKSTechnology Application TEKS Grades PK-12<br />SB 815 was passed during the 78th Legislative Regular Session in 2003 and signed into law by Governor Rick Perry. <br />SB 815 mandates, as a matter of accreditation, that school districts use the TA-TEKS when teaching all of the required curriculum (foundation and enrichment content areas). Texas Education Code (TEC) §28.002<br />
  18. 18. 4 Strands for K-12<br />Foundations <br />Information Acquisition <br />Work in Solving Problems<br />Communication<br />To access the Technology Applications TEKS<br /><br />
  19. 19. PK TEKS<br />Children learn the basic functions of the computer and related technologies. <br />Students develop techniques for handling and controlling various input devices. <br />Students become increasingly confident and independent users of age-appropriate software programs.<br />
  20. 20. Grades K-2 TEKS<br />Students gain basic skills such as inputting information, beginning touch keyboarding and becoming familiar with the computer. <br />Students access information that can include text, audio, video, and graphics. <br />
  21. 21. Grades K-2 TEKS<br />Students use computers and related technology to make presentations and prepare projects.<br />
  22. 22. Grades 3-5 TEKS<br />Students use proper keyboarding techniques and acquire information by selecting the most appropriate search strategies. <br />Students use word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, simulations, multimedia, and telecommunications. <br />
  23. 23. Grades 3-5 TEKS<br />Students solve problems and communicate information in various formats and to a variety of audiences and evaluate their results.<br />
  24. 24. Technology Applications and School Staff<br />Technology Applications Impacts All TeachersSBEC Technology Applications standardsrequired for all beginning teachers; recommended for all current teachers <br />Technology Applications Impacts All School Librarians<br />School Library guidelines including many references to teaching Technology Applications TEKS (information literacy and integration of technology across the curriculum) <br />
  25. 25. Windows Photo Gallery/<br />
  26. 26. Levels of ProgressRefer to Handouts<br />Early Tech: Discuss – Sm. Groups<br />Developing Tech: Discuss – Sm. Groups<br />Advanced Tech: Discuss – Sm. Groups<br />Target Tech: Discuss – Sm. Groups<br />Faculty Discussion<br />
  27. 27. Key Area 1: Teaching and Learning<br />Patterns of Classroom Use<br />Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting<br />Content Area Connections<br />Technology Applications TEKS Implementation<br />Student Mastery of Technology Applications<br />Online Learning<br />
  28. 28. Brill STaR Chart ResultsTeaching and Learning<br />
  29. 29. Key Area 2: Educator Preparation and Development<br />Professional Development Experiences<br />Models of Professional Development<br />Capabilities of Educators<br />Access to Professional Development<br />Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use<br />Professional Development for Online Learning<br />
  30. 30. Brill STaR Chart ResultsEducator Preparation Development<br />
  31. 31. Key Area 3: Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support<br />Leadership and Vision<br />Planning<br />Instructional Support<br />Communication and Collaboration<br />Budget<br />Leadership and Support for Online Learning<br />
  32. 32. Brill STaR Chart ResultsLeadership, Administration, & Instructional Support<br />
  33. 33. Key Area 4: Infrastructure for Technology<br />Students per Computers<br />Internet Access Connectivity Speed<br />Other Classroom Technology<br />Technical Support<br />Local Area Network/Wide Area Network<br />Distance Learning Capacity<br />
  34. 34. Brill STaR Chart ResultsInfrastructure for Technology<br />
  35. 35. Key Area Summary<br />I. Teaching and Learning: Advanced Tech<br />II. Educator Preparation and Development:<br />Advanced Tech<br />Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support:<br />Advanced Tech<br />Infrastructure for Technology: Advanced Tech<br />
  36. 36. Statewide Summary by Key Area<br />
  37. 37. Brill Weaknesses (Score of 2)<br />Patterns of Classroom Use<br />Student Mastery of Technology Applications<br />Online Learning<br />Professional Development for Online Learning<br />Technical Support<br />
  38. 38. What can we do to address our weaknesses?<br />Brainstorm<br />