Most teachers and students seamlessly apply technology across all subject areas to provide learning opportunities beyond the classroom that are not possible without the technology
S ta r chart
Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Goals….. </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul>
Introduction <ul><li>The STaR Plan is a revolving plan that must continually be revised </li></ul>
STaR Goals <ul><li>The chart focuses on the four areas of the new long range plan </li></ul>
Learning and Teachers <ul><li>Learning is transformed as students propose, assess, and implement solutions to problems </li></ul>
Assessments The online assessment can be used as an example for staff development and as a dialogue with faculty, staff, administrators, and all other stakeholder
Educator Preparation & Development <ul><li>Teachers participate in or mentor others in the development of strategies for creating new learning environments that empower students to think critically to solve real-world problems and collaborate with experts across business, industry and higher education </li></ul>
Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support <ul><li>Campus leadership promotes a shared vision with policies that encourage continuous innovation with technology leading to increased student achievement </li></ul>
Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>All rooms connected to a LAN/WAN that allows for easy access to multiple district wide resources for students, teachers, and administrators, such as video streaming, desktop videoconferencing, online assessment and data access </li></ul>
Recommendations <ul><li>Teachers must incorporate effective use of current technology and integrate the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) into the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Align technology with existing curriculum </li></ul>
Recommendations <ul><li>Require teachers to have at least 40 hours of technology staff development each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Modify curriculum and delivery of the curriculum constantly. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology applications must be monitored and progression thoroughly recorded </li></ul>
Final Note <ul><li>Business as usual is no longer acceptable. Teachers must continue to evolve becoming the facilitator that the 21st Century student needs. </li></ul>
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