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  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart<br />Sarah Wheeler EDLD 5352 Spring 2011<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Key areas <br />Classifications<br />2006-2010 Results for Kahn Elementary<br />Campus Goals<br />Summary<br />Agenda<br />
  3. 3. The Texas STaR Chart is a tool used to assess school campuses progression in technological ability. <br />The chart measures four school components and designates four specific classifications.<br />Based on the Texas long range plan for technology.<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/<br />Introduction<br />
  4. 4. The chart measures four school components:<br />Teaching and learning<br />Educator preparation and development<br />Leadership, administration, and instructional support<br />Infrastructure and technology<br />STaR Chart Key Areas<br />
  5. 5. Teachers utilize technology within the classroom to engage students and aid in the learning process.<br />Teaching and Learning<br />
  6. 6. Teachers take part in professional development training sessions to gain knowledge on how to implement technology in the classroom.<br />Educator Preparation and Development<br />
  7. 7. Leadership constructs a technology plan for the campus that seeks progression towards the Texas long range plan and provides opportunities for students and teachers to utilize technology.<br />Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support<br />
  8. 8. The school is well equipped with technology and is easily accessible for each student.<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  9. 9. The chart assigns four classification:<br />Early Tech <br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />STaR Chart Classification<br />
  10. 10. Uses little to no technology when teaching.<br />Teacher centered learning.<br />Technology skills are slim.<br />Not apart of a technology plan.<br />Computer to student ratio is extremely low.<br />Early Tech<br />
  11. 11. The teacher directs the learning.<br />Students work independently when using technology.<br />Only use technology for non-teaching tasks.<br />There is a plan for technology but is not being fully utilized.<br />There is a small rise in ratio of computer per student.<br />Developing Tech<br />
  12. 12. The teacher acts as a facilitator.<br />Students work alongside their peers.<br />Technology is integrated into the lesson.<br />The technology plan is utilized. <br />Student to computer ratio is high.<br />Advanced Tech<br />
  13. 13. The teacher facilitates, mentors, and learns alongside the students.<br />Technology is a part of all activities and lessons.<br />Every student has access to a computer.<br />Target Tech<br />
  14. 14. Star Chart Results 2006-2010<br />
  15. 15. Based on the results for 2009-2010<br />Third Monday Technology training in the computer lab offered to all staff members.<br />District SMART board training offered twice a semester.<br />TAG training once a month using technology as well as creating artifacts with technology.<br />Database lessons once every six weeks for students in the library.<br />Computer classes for students.<br />Campus Technology Plan<br />
  16. 16. The STaR Chart helps measure technology readiness.<br />There are four key areas and classifications that you know where you stand.<br />Results will help the campus and individuals to come up with a staff development plan to help boost technology skills.<br />Based on the Texas long range plan for technology.<br />Summary<br />