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Texas S Ta R Chart


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Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Each year the state conducts a survey to determine how campuses are doing in their quest to meet the requirements of Texas’s Long-Range Plan for Technology. Today we will discuss the results of the latest survey, trends, and where to go from here.
  2. 2. The Current Results Developing Tech 2006-2007 10 Advanced Tech 2007-2008 16 Advanced Tech 2008-2009 16 Infrastructure for Technology Advanced Tech 2006-2007 15 Advanced Tech 2007-2008 16 Advanced Tech 2008-2009 17 Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Developing Tech 2006-2007 12 Developing Tech 2007-2008 14 Advanced Tech 2008-2009 16 Educator Preparation & Development Developing Tech 2006-2007 14 Advanced Tech 2007-2008 15 Advanced Tech 2008-2009 15 Teaching & Learning Classifications Key Area Totals Summary Area
  3. 3. Our Goals <ul><li>Current we are at Advanced Tech in all categories. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to be at Target Tech in all categories within the next two years. </li></ul><ul><li>What is expected in each category? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Teaching & Learning Target Tech Status <ul><li>Teachers are facilitators, mentors, and co-learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Students have on-demand access to all appropriate technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>All technology TEKS are met. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Educator Preparation and Development Target Tech Status <ul><li>Regular technology-supported learner-centered projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical alignment of technology TEKS. </li></ul><ul><li>Anytime, anywhere on-line resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of appropriate technology. </li></ul><ul><li>100% of SBEC educator standards met. </li></ul><ul><li>30% of budget for professional development. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Target Tech Status <ul><li>Campus Plan focused on student success. </li></ul><ul><li>Support from board and administration. </li></ul><ul><li>One technical support ratio to every 350 computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Instructional Support staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Allotment, e-Rate, state, and federal competitive grants and local funding are available. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Infrastructure for Technology Target Tech Status <ul><li>On-Demand access for every student </li></ul><ul><li>Direct connectivity available in all rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based resources in multiple rooms </li></ul><ul><li>All rooms connected to WAN </li></ul><ul><li>Fully equipped with appropriate technology. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Trends <ul><li>Our school is improving each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Our district is improving each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Our school continues to have more socio-economically disadvantaged kids each year. </li></ul><ul><li>We have to fight a steeper slope each year. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where do we go from here? <ul><li>Continue to apply for grants and funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Attend more technology trainings. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with curriculum specialists to create engaging rigorous lessons using a variety of media. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve our infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to our community using technology. </li></ul>
  10. 10. In Conclusion <ul><li>Why do we do this? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Because we care about all of our students and want them to be successful in 21 st Century Society. </li></ul>