School technology and readiness<br />Texas STaR Chart<br />
Agenda:<br />What is the STaR Chart?<br />How does it affect me and my campus?<br />How does the STaR Chart help students learning?<br />
What is the texas star chart?<br />STaR-School Technology and Readiness<br />It is an online tool to aid in planning and self assessing to align technology with the Long Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020.<br />
The Four areas are:<br />Teaching & Learning-Content area and its connections<br />Educator Preparation –Staff developments<br />Administration & Support-Instructional support<br />Infrastructure-Internet/Technology support<br />
How does this rating affect me and my campus?<br />Helps districts and campuses meet requirements in NCLB and the Technology TEKS.<br />Assists classroom teachers in assessing needs and setting goals for technology use in the classroom.<br />Helps teachers to implement technology and in hopes of motivating students’ participation and achievement.<br />Identifies the need for on-going professional development.<br />
Strengths vs weaknesses<br />Our strengths are in the area of Infrastructure.<br />Our weaknesses are in the area of Educator Preparation<br /><ul><li>Students per classroom computer
Taps into student interests by using technology.
Helps MISD students become students of the 21st century.</li></li></ul><li>resources<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/<br />http://starchart.esc12.net/resources.html<br />http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/<br />