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STaR Chart


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STaR Chart

  1. 1. Jeff Davis
  2. 2. Professional Development Meeting Agenda <ul><li>What is the Texas STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it affect our students? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the ins and outs? </li></ul><ul><li>How have we scored in the past? </li></ul><ul><li>What will we do to increase our rating? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>Tool to Assist Teachers in Planning Objective Driven Lessons and Assessing Student Data </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to Assess the Correlation between Technology in the Classroom and Students’ Academic Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Four Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How does the Texas STaR Chart Effect our Students? <ul><li>Assist Students in Mastering Grade Level Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Help Teachers Build a Better Connection with their Students through the use of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare Students to be Successful throughout High School and College </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Students Abreast to the Changes in Technology </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Have We Scored in the Past?
  6. 6. Tools Teachers Can Use to Reach our Goal: SMART Board
  7. 7. Tools Teachers Can Use to Reach our Goal: LCD Projector
  8. 8. Tools Teachers Can Use to Reach our Goal: ELMO Projector
  9. 9. What Steps Will we Take to Increase our Rating? <ul><li>Multiple Tech Based Professional Developments </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative Classroom Walk Through </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support Staff on Hand </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher-Teacher Online Conference Times </li></ul>
  10. 10. Next Steps: Summary and Conclusion <ul><li>SMaRT Charts are designed to help students grow academically. </li></ul><ul><li>Davis’ ranking has steadily increased throughout the past three school years. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers should utilized every technologically tool in their classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers should register for teachers observing teachers to gain more ideas on how to utilize technology in the classroom. </li></ul>