Foundation- Student understand concepts and data input strategiesInformation Acquisition- Student must identify task requirements, plan for using search strategiesProblem Solving- Students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create a solution, and evaluate the results.Communication- Students communicate information in different formats and to diverse audiences
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Campus Strength<br />Students access to technology<br />New computer labs<br />Access to online courses for credit recovery<br />Innovative use of technology in the classrooms.<br />
State Requirements for Technology<br /> Purpose <br />The purpose of the state’s TechnologyApplications curriculum is to ensure thatstudents and educators gain and applycritical 21st Century digital knowledge andskills across the curriculum <br />
State Requirements for Technology<br />Technology Application Strands<br />Foundation<br />Information Acquisition<br />Problem Solving <br />Communication<br />
More requirements from the state<br />Each teacher must take a survey called:<br />Texas S.T.A.R Chart<br />School Technology and Readiness<br />Used to measure the technology competency and practices.<br />
S.T.A.R Chart<br />Composes a survey of four categories in technology<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation<br />Administration Support<br />Infrastructure<br />
S.T.A.R Chart <br />The four areas are measured by a level of progress which are:<br />Early Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />Note: Early tech is the lowest area grade and target tech is what is meeting the expectations.<br />
S.T.A.R Chart for our campus in a three year span<br />
Conclusion<br />Every piece of information is required by the state of Texas and it must also comply the regulations of the No Child Left Behind Act.<br />Teachers must take the survey during their learning community period as soon as possible. Use the following website to take to to the home page for the S.T.A.R Chart.<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/default.html<br />
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