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Texas STaR Chart


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Texas STaR Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Understanding the Key Areas and why the data is important to our campus.
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Overview - the purpose and goals - Key Areas - Levels of Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Data </li></ul><ul><li>Closing Thoughts </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>STaR: S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness </li></ul><ul><li>This chart is a teacher tool for planning and self-assessing aligned with the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020. </li></ul><ul><li>Information can be found at: </li></ul><ul><li>Most recent campus data can be found at: </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose and Goals <ul><li>Determining professional development needs </li></ul><ul><li>Provide data </li></ul><ul><li>Determine funding priorities </li></ul><ul><li>Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist campuses in documenting the use of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D formula, and discretionary funds. </li></ul>
  5. 5. STaR Chart Key Areas <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, and Instructional support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  6. 6. STaR Chart Levels of Progress <ul><li>Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech* </li></ul><ul><li>*Target Tech is the desired level for the campus in all four Key Areas </li></ul>
  7. 7. Current Campus Data (09-10) Two areas where the score changed over the three years were Local Area Network Wide Area Network and Distance Learning Capacity. Advanced Tech 20 Infrastructure for Technology In comparing the three years, the data shows that each one of the strands improved. Advanced Tech 20 Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support Areas of improved include Professional Development Experiences, Level of Understanding and Patterns of use and Capabilities of Educators. Advanced Tech 17 Educator Preparation & Development Over the last three years this Key Area has seen a score increase of 4 points, especially in the area of Student Mastery of Technology App. TEKS. Advanced Tech 19 Teaching & Learning Trends over last three years Key Area STaR Classifications Key Area Totals Summary Area
  8. 8. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Advanced Tech level of progress means : </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction is teacher-facilitated </li></ul><ul><li>Students work with peers and experts </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is integrated into foundation area TEKS with activities separated by subject. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Educator Preparation & Development <ul><li>Advanced Tech level of progress means : </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is integrated into teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Regular use of online resources </li></ul>
  10. 10. Leadership, Administration & Instructional Support <ul><li>Advanced Tech level of progress means : </li></ul><ul><li>Campus plan is board approved </li></ul><ul><li>Tech support staff meets 1:500 ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Allotment, e-Rate, competitive grants and local funding are utilized. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Advanced Tech level of progress means : </li></ul><ul><li>4 or less students per computer </li></ul><ul><li>Direct connectivity to Internet in 75% or more of classrooms and library. </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based learning is available </li></ul><ul><li>All rooms are LAN/WAN </li></ul>
  12. 12. Closing <ul><li>Summary of STaR Chart Information </li></ul><ul><li>Ways we can improve? </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development opportunities? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions/Comments? </li></ul>