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Texas Star Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart and The Long-Range Technology Plan 2006 – 2020 http://starchart.esc12.net/
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Technology Long Range Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Application TEKS </li></ul><ul><li>Linking the Texas STaR Chart to the Technology Long Range Plan </li></ul><ul><li>CHHS’s STaR Chart trends and progress </li></ul>
  3. 3. Technology Long Range Plan (2006-2020) <ul><li>http://www.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/lrpt_lrpt.html </li></ul><ul><li>Originally adopted in November 1988. </li></ul><ul><li>Updated and adopted the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 1996-2010 (LRPT) </li></ul><ul><li>Final plan approved in November 2006 after NCLB revisions and alignment, changes in technology as well as education. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Long-Range Plan for Technology , 2006-2020, is a comprehensive plan with one goal I mind- a first rate, world class education for every student in the state of Texas” (Miller, 2006, p. iv). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Long Range Plan (2006-2020) <ul><li>Built upon four key areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Support </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technology Application Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (PreK-12) <ul><li>Pre-K standards outline what 3-4 year old students should know and be able to do using technology </li></ul><ul><li>K-2 nd grade standards outline the basic skills students should acquire </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd - 5 th grade standards outline techniques and skills students should demonstrate </li></ul><ul><li>6 th -8 th grade standards outline skills, techniques, and applications student should be fluent in </li></ul><ul><li>Students are expected to be technology literate by the end of 8 th grade. </li></ul><ul><li>All TEKS address the Foundations, Information Acquisition, Problem Solving and Communication with technology. </li></ul>http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/ta/stustd.html
  6. 6. Technology Application Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (9 th -12 th ) <ul><li>9 th -12 th grade students have a variety of options from the adopted courses which allow for growth, specialization, integration into other curriculum areas, and preparation for the technological world. </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science I Computer Science II </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing Digital Graphics/Animation* </li></ul><ul><li> Multimedia Video Technology* </li></ul><ul><li> Web Mastering </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Study in Technology Applications* </li></ul><ul><li>*Not currently offered at CHHS </li></ul>http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/ta/stustd.html
  7. 7. http://starchart.esc12.net/ The Texas STaR Chart
  8. 8. The Texas STaR Chart <ul><li>S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness </li></ul><ul><li>Developed around the four key areas of the Long-Range Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to help determine progress towards LRPT goals </li></ul><ul><li>Public school educators take the survey once a year since 2006. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Key Area Summaries <ul><li>Early Tech (6-8) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech (9-14) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech (15-20) </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech (21-24) </li></ul>
  10. 10. School District: Grapevine-Colleyville Campus: Colleyville Heritage HS   Summary Area Key Area Totals Key Area STaR Classifications Teaching & Learning 2008-09: 14 2007-08: 13 2006-07: 13 2008-09: Developing Tech 2007-08: Developing Tech 2006-07: Developing Tech Educator Preparation & Development 2008-09: 15 2007-08: 14 2006-07: 14 2008-09: Advanced Tech 2007-08: Developing Tech 2006-07: Developing Tech Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support 2008-09: 17 2007-08: 17 2006-07: 16 2008-09: Advanced Tech 2007-08: Advanced Tech 2006-07: Advanced Tech Infrastructure for Technology 2008-09: 17 2007-08: 17 2006-07: 18 2008-09: Advanced Tech 2007-08: Advanced Tech 2006-07: Advanced Tech
  11. 11. In Conclusion…. <ul><li>CHHS is well on its way to reaching Target Tech status by 2020, if not sooner. </li></ul><ul><li>The next faculty meeting will provide further information about the LRPT and TA TEKS. </li></ul><ul><li>In next week PLC meeting we should discuss what we can do as teachers to progress further towards our goals. </li></ul>

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