Today’s Agenda:How do Texas educators contribute tothe Long-Range Plan for Technology?What is STaR Chart data?Where does our campus rank?How can we reach our TARGET as acampus?
Long-Range for Technology 2006-2020The Texas Education Code, Section 32.001, requiresthe State Board of Education to develop a long-rangeplan for technology. Texas led the nation with the firstLong-Range for Technology, 1988-2000 adopted bythe Board In November 1988.
Our ContributionThe goal in teaching and learning must be toempower young citizens to live and learn in acontinuously changing 21st Centuryenvironment and to enable this citizenry toeffectively interact in a global marketplace.
SchoolTechnology STaR for and Readiness A Teacher Tool Planning and Self- Assessing aligned with the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020.
Star CHART DataAll campuses are required to submit STaRCHART Data to measure yearly progress. KEY AREAS to be scored: The stages of progress are: I. Teaching and Learning Early Tech, Developing Tech, Advanced Tech, and Target Tech II. Educator Preparation Texas’ highest score according to III. Administration and 2009-2010 data was in the Key Area 1: Educator Preparation, scoring a Support 68.7% (Developing Tech) IV. Infrastructure No Key Area has met the Target Tech ranking The majority of Texas schools are still in the developing stage or have reached a plateau at the advanced level.
Our Growth Over the Last 3 Years25 Key Area 1: Teaching & Learning20 Key Area 2: Educator15 Preparation10 Key Area 3: Administrative 5 Support Key Area 4: Infrastructure0 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 Developing Tech Advanced Tech in Advanced Tech in areas 1, 3 & 4. in all areas all areas Target Tech in area 2 WE ARE SEEING PROGRESS! KEY AREAS 1 -4GOALS: TARGET TECH ranking in ALL Areas!
How Can We Hit the TARGET? Incorporate the use of our computer labs as much as possible when planning lessons. Seek help from our on-campus technology support staff as well as our district tech support staff. Visit techappsnetwork_org.htm to get resources to implement the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills in the K-12 classroom.
Summary and Conclusions•New teachers must be trained to use advanced technology•Monthly grade-level teaming technology trainings.•Clear models of how to implement technology-filled lessons in theclassroom will be provided.•Mandatory district-sponsored technology workshop registrationWE ARE SHOOTING STARS, HEADING FOR THE TARGET!