Introducing The Texas S Ta R Chart

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Introducing The Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. THE TEXAS STaR CHART<br />A Technology Integration Report Card for Tatum High School<br />
  2. 2. FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS<br />What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />Why does it matter?<br />How is THS doing?<br />How can we improve?<br />
  3. 3. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart is an online resource tool for self-assessment of your campus’ and district efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum.<br />
  4. 4. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The STaR Chart is designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in local technology projects.<br />
  5. 5. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The Texas STaR Chart provides a profile of our campus’ status toward reaching the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and No Child Left Behind.<br />
  6. 6. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The Texas STaR Chart is an online tool to allow all stakeholders to view the technology readiness of all campuses across the state. <br />http://starchart.esc12.net/<br />
  7. 7. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The Texas STaR Chart is completed by teachers each year and draws from a variety of national and state guidelines.<br />
  8. 8. The Four Areas Measured By The STaR Chart<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation & Development<br />Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  9. 9. The Four Classifications We Can Receive In Each Category<br />Early Technology<br />Developing Technology<br />Advanced Technology<br />Target Technology<br />
  10. 10. Why Does It Matter?<br />Learning for the 21st Century requires new skills, new tools, new online assessments, new knowledge, and new opportunities for when, where, and how learning takes place.<br />
  11. 11. Why Does It Matter?<br />Schools must empower young citizens to live and learn in a continuously changing 21st Century environment.<br />
  12. 12. Why Does It Matter?<br />Technology facilitates this change.<br />
  13. 13. How is THS Doing?<br />
  14. 14. How Does THS Compare?<br />
  15. 15. How Can We Improve?<br />Continue to strive for high levels of technology integration (LOTI) when developing instruction.<br />Continue to participate in professional development opportunities to increase technology proficiency.<br />
  16. 16. How Can We Improve?<br />Collaborate with the technology staff and fellow teachers regarding the use and implementation of technology.<br />Recognize and embrace the vision for the creation of new models of teaching and learning in the 21st Century.<br />
  17. 17. What Does It All Mean?<br />If THS is to meet the global challenge of technology integration, we must constantly assess where we are and create a vision of where we want to be. <br />
  18. 18. What Does It All Mean?<br />Analysis of the Texas STaR Chart and the application of the Texas Long Range Plan are two important ways to meet the technology challenges of the future.<br />

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