Texas STaR Chart Hearnsberger


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Texas STaR Chart Hearnsberger

  1. 1. How does technology at NBHS compare with other high schools?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Background and purpose </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Rubric </li></ul><ul><li>Goals of each Key Area </li></ul><ul><li>How we scored </li></ul><ul><li>Where we rank </li></ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ The goal [of education] must be to prepare young citizens to work and thrive in the 21 st Century and to effectively interact in a global marketplace.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Texas STaR Chart is used to measure technology proficiency at every campus in Texas, every year. </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable results are posted on the TEA website. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Texas Campus STaR Chart measures technology proficiency in four key areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Teacher is facilitator, mentor and co-learner </li></ul><ul><li>Students have on-demand access to all appropriate technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Seamlessly-integrated complete activities in all core content areas </li></ul><ul><li>All Tech Apps courses offered, four taught </li></ul><ul><li>--STaR Chart Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Regular technology-supported learner-centered projects </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical alignment of Tech Apps TEKS </li></ul><ul><li>Administrators ensure integration of technology </li></ul><ul><li>100% of educators meet SBEC standards </li></ul><ul><li>30% or more of budget for prof. development </li></ul><ul><li>--STaR Chart Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Campus plan focused on student success, supported by board and administration </li></ul><ul><li>One technical support to 350 computers </li></ul><ul><li>Campus instructional support staff </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Allotment, e-Rate, state and federal grants and local funding available. </li></ul><ul><li>--STaR Chart Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>On-demand access for every student </li></ul><ul><li>Direct connectivity available in all rooms and web-based resources in multiple rooms </li></ul><ul><li>All rooms are connected to WAN </li></ul><ul><li>Fully equipped with appropriate technology </li></ul><ul><li>--STaR Chart Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area </li></ul>
  10. 10. , 2008-2009 Area Target Score Classification Teaching & Learning 21-24 14 Developing Educator Preparation 21-24 12 Developing Administration & Support 21-24 13 Developing Infrastructure 21-24 16 Advanced
  11. 12. <ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data collected by ATRL suggest a slightly inverse relationship between technology proficiency and learner-centered approaches. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>National </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two percent of students produce media, Web, or presentation products on a weekly basis. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas reported that 29 percent of their districts met state definitions of “fully integrating technology” in school year 2005–06. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In 2008, when last reported, .9 percent of schools met target in Teaching in Learning, .6 percent in Educator Preparation, 3.6 percent in Administration & Support and 6.7 percent in Infrastructure. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>New Braunfels High School has stayed in the same range in the &quot;Teaching & Learning&quot; area of the Texas Campus STaR Chart since 2006-2007. We scored 13, 15 and 14 points in the last three years. </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Even though we only scored one point fewer in the latest report, it was enough to reduce our rating from Advanced to Developing. This rating is consistent with most of the rest of the state. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>New Braunfels High School should offer more professional development focusing on technology integration. The entire nation is lacking in this area, and it can't improve until education leaders make it a known, funded priority by offering a variety of learner-centered professional development. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on data primarily from the Texas Campus STaR Chart and research conducted by ATRL and presented by Mary Burns. </li></ul>