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Texas S Ta R Chart

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Texas S Ta R Chart

  1. 1. Texas STAR Chart<br />Teaching and Learning<br />By: Will Silverthorn<br />
  2. 2. What is STaR Chart?<br />STaR chart is an assessment on how a specific school is doing in regards to technology.<br />There are four main groups in which ratings are given (Infrastructure, Teaching and Learning, Educator Preparation and Development and Leadership Support)<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Data –STaR Chart</li></ul>The two out of three years North Garland High School has scored 14 in the category of Teaching – Learning . Which is considered Developing. <br />Teaching and Learning is the ability of a school’s teachers to effectively use, implement and teach technology on a regular basis. Steps must be taken to ensure improvement on a year to year basis. <br />
  4. 4. Improving/Teaching-Learning<br />Steps To BE TAKEN<br />Teachers will use one new form of technology in their classroom per month.<br />Each class must have one class technology project per semester.<br />Teachers must for PLC’s to enhance understanding<br />
  5. 5. What to do?<br />Teacher involvement in improvement technology is vital to our student’s success. We as educators must understand how to implement technology through the art of teaching. The following website shows the importance and benefits of teaching technology in the classroom. <br />http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/methods/technlgy/te800.htm<br />
  6. 6. Discussion Ideas<br />What can you as a teacher do better to implement technology?<br />What are the benefits of technology?<br />What additional training will you need to become successful.<br />
  7. 7. Conclusion<br />We must recognize the deficiency in the area of Teaching and Learning as outlined in the STaR Chart.<br />Use PLC’s to engage in positive solutions for the deficiency<br />Use technology projects and assignments <br />

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