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Star Chart Presentation

  1. 1. By: Elizabeth Reed EDLD 5352
  2. 2. <ul><li>This presentation has been created in order to educate teachers about the purpose of the Texas Chart and Texas Long Range Plan (2006-2020). </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Texas Long Range Plan ensures that each student will receive 21 st Century technology skills before the year 2020. These skills include manipulating software, using different forms of technology such as scanners, digital cameras, etc. Students will also know how to use the internet as a research tool as well as share information, resources and materials. Students will also know how to collaborate with people beyond their classroom setting via technology. To learn more you may go to this website: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Texas Star Chart was created to help, districts, administrators, and teachers gage progress towards technology goals created by the Texas Long Range Plan. Like the Texas Long Range Plan, the Texas Star Chart is divided into four areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher 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>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Students must have access to technology, use research based strategies, and be able to communicate with a diversity of audiences. </li></ul><ul><li>A “one size fits all” approach does not work for every student. Students must be fully engaged in learning in order for it beneficial </li></ul><ul><li>Learning includes critical thinking, global and social studies, and problem solving. This learning must take place in authentic settings and encourage group work. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>All educators should integrate technology into all content areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate from educator preparation programs that prepare teachers to work with various forms of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a learning environment that is flexible, fosters collaboration amongst students, and utilizes various forms of technology. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Administration and instructional leaders use data when making decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Create, implement, and monitor a technology plan that ensures each student will acquire the 21 st Century Skills needed to survive in this ever changing world. </li></ul><ul><li>Model the utilization of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a variety of staff development using different formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Offer instructional opportunities to students using different forms of technology. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Provides access to e-learning technology at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures speedy technical assistance to support learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sure all data is secure and accurate. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Roger Mills Elementary School Dallas, TX
  10. 10. Level of Progress Early Tech (6-8) Developing Tech(9-14) Advanced Tech(15-20) Target Tech (21-24) 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 Teaching and Learning 12 Developing Tech 12 Developing Tech 13 Developing Tech Educator Preparation and Development 10 Developing Tech 12 Developing Tech 12 Developing Tech Leadership, Administration, and Instructional support 12 Developing Tech 14 Developing Tech 13 Developing Tech Infrastructure for Technology 12 Developing Tech 15 Advanced Tech 17 Advanced Tech
  11. 11. <ul><li>With your partner, brainstorm ideas we can raise all of the developing areas to advanced or target techs. Be ready to share out at the end of 5 minutes. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Teachers need to model use of technology and serve as mentors to students. We need to equip students with the 21 st Century skill need to survive in today’s economy. </li></ul>
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