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Texas STaR Chart<br />School Technology and Readiness<br />By Leticia Cadena<br />
Agenda<br />What is the STaR Chart?<br />Key areas<br />Progress Levels<br />Campus Data<br />State Data<br />Conclusion<b...
What is the STaR Chart? <br />The  Star Chart was developed and aligned with the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology 2006...
The Campus STaR Chart 4 Key Areas:<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation & Development<br />Leadership, Adm...
Teaching and Learning<br />Distance learning is a Powerful tool.<br />Students have access to relevant technology 24/7 <br...
Educator Preparation & Instructional Support<br />Beginning teachers must meet the Technology Applications Educator Standa...
Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support<br />Effective leaders understands the need for implementing technology...
Infrastructure for Technology<br />Provide safe and secure and reliable measures.<br />Access to Technology where students...
Levels of Progress in the STaR Rubric<br />Early Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />
Technology Applications TEKS<br />Defined under Chapter 126 of the Texas Education Code, as an enrichment curriculum. <br ...
Valley View STaR Summary<br />
  Trends <br />Key Area STaR classification for 2007-08 in all areas was Advance Tech. Key area for this year averaged a t...
Statewide Data Summary<br />
                     Conclusion<br />Meeting the needs of the 21st century student is essential so that they can be Techno...
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  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart<br />School Technology and Readiness<br />By Leticia Cadena<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is the STaR Chart?<br />Key areas<br />Progress Levels<br />Campus Data<br />State Data<br />Conclusion<br />
  3. 3. What is the STaR Chart? <br />The Star Chart was developed and aligned with the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020.<br />Designed to help teachers, campuses and districts meet the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology and district goals.<br />Rubric standard for assessing progress.<br />No Child Left Behind of 2001.<br />All students will be technology literate by the end of eighth grade.<br />
  4. 4. The Campus STaR Chart 4 Key Areas:<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation & Development<br />Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  5. 5. Teaching and Learning<br />Distance learning is a Powerful tool.<br />Students have access to relevant technology 24/7 <br /> Have research based strategies in all subject areas to improve academic success. <br />Distance learning provides students across the state with equitable access to quality education and instruction. <br />
  6. 6. Educator Preparation & Instructional Support<br />Beginning teachers must meet the Technology Applications Educator Standards<br />Educators must possess the skills necessary to effectively implement technology in the teaching and learning process. <br />Professional development is an ongoing process for all educators and should include improvements for academic achievement, instructional strategies using current research, and assessments to measure student learning. <br />Use distance learning for professional growth.<br />
  7. 7. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support<br />Effective leaders understands the need for implementing technology and models. <br />Provide students with 21st Century skills in Technology, Leaders must expect the use of technology throughout the teaching and the learning process.<br />Use data effectively and appropriately in decision -making.<br /> Provide staff development in technology.<br /> Create a Technology committee to ensure all stakeholders share the vision. <br />
  8. 8. Infrastructure for Technology<br />Provide safe and secure and reliable measures.<br />Access to Technology where students and teachers can access information, materials, work collaboratively and share resources 24/7.<br />Teachers, administrators and parents will have immediate access to information and data on student performance.<br />Available technical support for teaching and learning. <br />
  9. 9. Levels of Progress in the STaR Rubric<br />Early Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />
  10. 10. Technology Applications TEKS<br />Defined under Chapter 126 of the Texas Education Code, as an enrichment curriculum. <br />Defined under Chapter 74 of the Texas Education Code, as a required curriculum for grades k-8.<br />High Schools are required to offer four of the seven Technology Application courses.<br />TEKS were written in under a dynamic spiraling framework.<br />All students are required to be technology literate by the end of eighth grade.<br />
  11. 11. Valley View STaR Summary<br />
  12. 12. Trends <br />Key Area STaR classification for 2007-08 in all areas was Advance Tech. Key area for this year averaged a total of about 16.<br />Key Area STaR classification for 2008-09 dropped in all areas from Advance Tech to Developing Tech. Totals for the four key areas averaged about 12.<br /> Key Area STaR classification for 2009-10 remained about the same except for Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support. In this area, there was an increase of 3.<br />
  13. 13. Statewide Data Summary<br />
  14. 14. Conclusion<br />Meeting the needs of the 21st century student is essential so that they can be Technology literate in an ever increasing and challenging Technological Global economy.<br />The Campus STaR Chart is a valuable tool for technology planning, budgeting for technology resources and serves as an evaluation of progress.<br />With No Child Left Behind and Title II, all students should be technology literate by the end of eighth grade.<br />Professional development and implementation of Technology must be on-going to ensure that we meet (LRPT) goals. <br />

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