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Northbrook Middle School STaR Chart


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Summary of STaR Chart and 3 year trends for Northbrook Middle School, Houston, TX

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Northbrook Middle School STaR Chart

  1. 1. Northbrook Middle School<br />Houston, TX<br />Home of the Knights<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />STaR chart categories and classifications<br />Review previous STaR charts<br />Library2Play<br />Recently acquired technology tools<br />Action Plan<br />Summary<br />
  3. 3. STaR Chart (School Technology and Readiness)<br />Categories<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation and Development<br />Leadership, Administration and Technical Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  4. 4. Teaching and Learning<br />Teacher as facilitator, mentor and co-learner<br />On-demand access to technologies<br />Technology integrated into all core content<br />Students technology literate by 8th grade<br />
  5. 5. Educator Preparation and Development<br />Regular technology-supported learner-centered projects<br />Vertical alignment of Tech Apps TEKS<br />Anytime, anywhere use of online resources<br />All educators meet SBEC Tech standards<br />30% tech budget for Professional Development<br />
  6. 6. Leadership, Administration and Technical Support <br />Campus plan focused on student success<br />One technical support/350 computers<br />Competitive grants and funding available<br />Campus instructional support staff<br />
  7. 7. Infrastructure for Technology<br />On-demand access for every student<br />Direct connectivity in all rooms<br />Web based resources in multiple rooms<br />All rooms connected to WAN<br />Rooms fully equipped with appropriate technology<br />
  8. 8. STaR Chart<br />Classifications<br />Beginning Tech<br />Developing Tech<br />Advanced Tech<br />Target Tech<br />
  9. 9. NMS Performance 2007-2009<br />
  10. 10. Library2Play<br />Easy things to do on the web (and include in your class)<br />Learn at home at your convenience<br />18 hours of non-contract professional development credit<br />Blogs, wikis, podcasts, photos, newsreaders<br />
  11. 11. New Arrivals<br />
  12. 12. Action Plan<br />Personally try one new tech tool<br />Review personal STaR chart classifications<br />Develop one lesson targeting productive use of technology in class<br />Assist peers with technology use<br />Target two STaR Chart areas for personal growth<br />
  13. 13. Summary<br />Texas STaR Charts track campus technology growth.<br />NMS scores have fallen off.<br />Library2Play introduces tech tools.<br />New equipment makes access easier.<br />NMS can reach Target Tech status.<br /> Yes, WE Can!<br />