School Technology and Readiness: How Do We Rank? A closer look at technology in our classrooms
Session Goals Understand the STaR chart and its purposes. Understand state and national technology goals and expectations. Analyze campus STaR chart results. Draft a plan to reach target status. NORMS
State and National Technology Goals and Expectations To develop an engaging, relevant, and future-focused system of education for young Texas learners, preparing each student for success and productivity as a lifetime learner, a world-class communicator, a competitive and creative knowledge worker, and an engaged and contributing member of our emerging digital society. (Long Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020: A Report to the 82nd Legislature from the Texas Education Agency. 2010)
Long Range Technology Plan ~Irving ISD http://www.irvingisd.net/technology/documents/lrtp.pdf
Texas Teacher STaR Chart: What Is It? School Technology and Readiness Designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts determine progress toward meeting the goals of the Texas Education Agency - Long Range Plan for Technology (LRPT)and those of the district
Texas Campus STaR Chart Tool designed for use in planning, financial planning for resources, and progress evaluation in local technology projects Profile of campus’ status in reaching goals of LRPT and NCLB Establishes measure of teacher’s technological abilities
Wrapping It Up STaR Chart Jeopardy 3-2-1 Independent Reflection Record 3 new things that you learned during today’s staff development. Record 2 ideas/concepts that really “squared” with your thinking. Record 1 step that you will take this weak to improve your technology integration in the classroom/lesson plans.
“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” ~John Dewey