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Texas Star Chart Presentation

  1. 1. <ul><li>AGENDA </li></ul><ul><li>1. Discuss Purpose of Star Chart </li></ul><ul><li>2. Review 4 Key Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze Campus Data </li></ul><ul><li>Review questions </li></ul><ul><li>4. Develop Action Plan </li></ul>
  2. 2. Texas Star Chart Purpose-To assess how well schools are meeting Long Range Plan Development- centered on 4 key areas of Long Range Technology Plan http://starchart.esc12.net/history.html
  3. 3. <ul><li>4 Key Areas of Long Range Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Administration and Support </li></ul><ul><li>4. Infrastructure </li></ul>
  4. 4. Randall High School Data Area 1-Teaching and Learning Area 2-Educator Preparation and Development Area 3-Leadership, Administration, Instructional Support Area 4-Infrastructure for Technology
  5. 5. Area 1 Teaching and Learning <ul><li>How can we use technology to increase student engagement? </li></ul><ul><li>Do we provide equal access for all learners? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we better use technology to meet the needs of students in alternative settings? </li></ul><ul><li>Is curriculum aligned so that integration of technology flows effortlessly? </li></ul><ul><li>Do teachers have adequate time to explore technology applications and to visit classrooms which effectively integrate technology into specific fields, and to research best practices with regard to technology integration? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Area 2 Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Given the lack of technology focus in teacher preparation programs, how can Randall staff model and encourage appropriate use of technology for new teachers? </li></ul><ul><li>Do new teachers need more planning time to be able to fully integrate technology in all aspects of instruction and curriculum? </li></ul><ul><li>What types of professional development are needed to teach teachers how to change the learning and teaching process? </li></ul><ul><li>Are we as a staff prepared to embrace distance learning opportunities? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Area 3 Administration and Support <ul><li>How can campus and district administrators change the campus culture to one that sees benefits of technology, and incorporates technology into daily life on the campus? </li></ul><ul><li>To what extent do you view campus administrators as leaders and facilitators in the use of technology? </li></ul><ul><li>If the principals were to create a technology task force to meet regularly to assess current use of technology, who should be on the committee? </li></ul><ul><li>Where should funds for future implementation of technology come from? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Area 4 Infrastructure <ul><li>How well does the district handle the task of creating an infrastructure that is safe, secure, and reliable? </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate the response time and expertise of our campus technology assistant. In what ways could we improve in this area? </li></ul><ul><li>What prevents you from using technology in your lessons on a daily basis? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Action Plan <ul><li>Meet in teams co-led by PLC leader and technology teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss questions in assigned key area </li></ul><ul><li>Come up with three solutions </li></ul>
  10. 10. Afternoon Break Out Meetings <ul><li>Key Area Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>English-Key Area 1-Hair, Welch </li></ul><ul><li>Math- Key Area 2-Clark, Chisum </li></ul><ul><li>Science-Key Area 3-Pearson, Matteson </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies-Key Area 4-Weston, Bounds </li></ul><ul><li>Other-Broadhurst, Garner </li></ul><ul><li>LOTE-Key Area 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Arts-Key Area 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education-Key Area 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education-Key Area 4 </li></ul>