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Texas S Ta R Chart


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Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Lee Intermediate 2008-2009
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Why is the STaR Chart important? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps to determine progress of schools to meet Long-Range Plan for Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies the needs for on-going professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raises awareness of research-based instructional goals </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Texas STaR Chart Results <ul><li>Teaching and Learning - Developing </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation - Developing </li></ul><ul><li>Administration & Support - Advanced </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure - Advanced </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Areas: Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Area Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TA TEKS Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Mastery of Technology Applications </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Key Areas: Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Key Areas: Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support <ul><li>All areas were scored as Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Working towards the right goal but need to strive to become Target Tech </li></ul>
  7. 7. Key Areas: Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weakness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students per Computers </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. STaR Chart Data  
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>What can we do to improve? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make teachers aware of the information needed to make technology decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Important Information about completing the STaR Chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan Personal Strategies for reaching Target Tech level </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. This is why we are here! We are trying to prepare our students to be 21 st century learners.