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Texas STaR Chart


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Texas STaR Chart

  1. 1. School Technology and Readiness Campus Evaluation and Summary for Liberty Hill ISD Liberty Hill Junior High
  2. 2. FOCUS TOPICS Focus Topics for Presentation: STaR Chart Explanation Assessment Process 3 Year Comparison Chart Evaluation-Trends of Key Areas What’s Next Conclusion
  3. 3. WHAT IS STAR? STaR - School Technology and Readiness Chart Tool for teachers, campuses and districts Measures state and local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology Facilitates planning for Vision 2020 For more Information:
  4. 4. ASSESSMENT The assessment and resulting rubric from provides the district with the information needed to: Used for technology planning Completed yearly to assess technology progress Planning a budget for resources Evaluates technology readiness in 4 key areas with 6 focus areas.
  5. 5. LEVELS OF PROGRESS AND SCORING SYSTEM Tech Level Acceptable Scores Early Tech (6-8 Rating) Developing Tech (9-14 Rating) Advanced Tech (15-20 Rating) Target Tech (21-24 Rating)
  6. 6. 3 YEAR SUMMARY 3 Year Summary Liberty Hill Junior High 20 18 16 14 12 Scores Teaching & Learning 10 Educator Prepation 8 Administration & Support 6 Infastructure 4 2 0 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
  7. 7. EVALUATION AND TRENDS KEY AREAS Key Area Current Trend Evaluation Score 2008- 2009 Teachers are not adopting Teaching & 15 No Change or adapting to new Learning technology No Prof Development Educator opportunities were offered 13 No Change Prep in-district that were of value to educators. Leadership, Admin & Leadership is good but no 17 No Change Instructional new initiatives. Support Infrastructure 16 Small Decline No new equipment
  8. 8. WHAT’S NEXT? Key Area Liberty Hill Junior High is 2010-2011 New Initiatives for New course offering for 8th grade to meet new TEKS for Teaching & technology in HS. Principles of Information Principles of Learning Information Technology is the first HS sequenced course. •PD 360 – Online learning modules for all areas of instruction, delivered 24/7 Educator Prep •Epsilen – Learning management system to include eportfolios and collaboration tools. Leadership, Admin & Continued administrative support for new and improved Instructional technology initiatives. Support Infrastructure New 24 Student lab with enhanced software & hardware
  9. 9. CONCLUSION How is technology affecting the learning process at Liberty Hill Junior High? What kind of assured experiences can we provide to the students of Liberty Hill Junior High to assure that the students are prepared to learn in the 21st Century?