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Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Nimitz High School Presenter: Shatto Coleman
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Long Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>SBEC Technology Application Standards for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>What is a STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Results </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul>
  3. 3. Technology Application Standards for Teachers <ul><li>Standard I . All teachers use technology-related terms, concepts, data input strategies, and ethical practices to make informed decisions about current technologies and their applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard II . All teachers identify task requirements, apply search strategies, and use current technology to efficiently acquire, analyze, and evaluate a variety of electronic information. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard III . All teachers use task-appropriate tools to synthesize knowledge, create and modify solutions, and evaluate results in a way that supports the work of individuals and groups in problem-solving situations. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Application Standards for Teachers Cont. <ul><li>Standard IV . All teachers communicate information in different formats and for diverse audiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard V . All teachers know how to plan, organize, deliver, and evaluate instruction for all students that incorporates the effective use of current technology for teaching and integrating the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) into the curriculum. </li></ul>
  5. 5. STaR Chart <ul><li>What is a STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>School Technology and Readiness (STaR) Chart is an online resource tool for self-assessment of your campus’ and district’s efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Tool designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in local technology projects. </li></ul>
  6. 6. STaR Chart <ul><li>Key Areas </li></ul><ul><li>I. Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>II. Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>III. Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>IV. Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  7. 7. Key Area Rating Range <ul><li>6-8 Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>9-14 Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>15-20 Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>21-24 Target Tech </li></ul>
  8. 8. STaR Chart Results <ul><li>Areas in need of improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul>
  9. 9. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Improvement in the last 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are becoming more acceptable to using technology </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul>
  10. 10. Teaching and Learning 2008-09 15 2 3 2 3 3 2 Total Online Learning Student Mastery of Technology Applications Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation Content Area Connections Frequency/ Design of Instructional Setting Patterns of Classroom Use Total TL6 TL5 TL4 TL3 TL2 TL1
  11. 11. Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Stayed constant for two years than showed some improvement last school year </li></ul><ul><li>Improvement in the area of professional development and understanding of technology basics </li></ul>
  12. 12. Educator Preparation and Development 2008-09 15 2 3 2 3 3 2 Total Professional Development for Online Learning Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use Access to Professional Development Capabilities of Educators Models of Professional Development Professional Development Experiences Total EP6 EP5 EP4 EP3 EP2 EP1
  13. 13. STaR Chart Summary 3 Year Progression
  14. 14. Recommendations <ul><li>Professional Development: </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns with current technology plan </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns with Campus Improvement Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented long term </li></ul><ul><li>Monitored throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing training opportunities </li></ul>
  15. 15. Resources <ul><li>http://shattocoleman.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/lrpt_lrpt.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tea.state.tx.us/technology/techapp/assess/teksurv.pdf </li></ul>
  16. 16. Questions