What is the Texas STaR Chart? Analyzing STaR Chart Summary Data GES Campus Summaries & Trends 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 Conclusions Resources Agenda
What is the Texas STaR Chart? Designed to document progress toward meeting the goals of the Long-Range Plan for Technology. Measures state and local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology as specified in No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D. Identifies professional development needs.
4 key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology: Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation and Development Leadership Administration and Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology Levels of Progress Early Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech Target Tech Analyzing STaR Chart Summary Data
Teaching & Learning Key Classifications Summary Developing Tech 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 Teachers & students are using technology to reinforce learning in the classrooms. The use is teacher-directed instead of teacher-facilitated/
Educator Preparation & Development Key Classifications Summary Developing Tech 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 Technology is used for administrative tasks & classroom management Technology has not been fully integrated into teaching & learning.
Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Key Classifications Summary Developing Tech 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 There is a vision for technology & the campus plan is aligned with the Long-Range Plan for technology
Infrastructure for Technology Key Classifications Summary Developing Tech 2008-2009 2009-2010 Advanced Tech 2007-2008 Student to computer ratio is 5-9:1 Teacher to computer ratio is 1:1 There is direct connectivity in half the classrooms & library Teachers share resources with others.
GES STaR Chart Trends
Strengths Student to Computer Ratio Teacher to Computer Ratio Classroom & Administration Tasks Weaknesses Teacher-Directed vs. Teacher-Faciliated Not Fully Integrated Conclusions
Texas STaR Chart No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Resources