Road Map To Technology

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Road Map To Technology

  1. 1. Road Map to Technology Spring Meadows Elementary
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Spring Meadows has set goals for the integration of technology in our daily instruction and for making progress towards the Texas shared plan for technological integration . In this session, we will review the Texas Long-Range Plan, data from our campus STaR chart and discussion about future professional development needs and adjustments to our campus goals. </li></ul>
  3. 3. AGENDA <ul><li>Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation and Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>SME Campus STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Review SME’s rating in 4 key areas </li></ul><ul><li>Our strengths and weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Future plans </li></ul>
  4. 4. Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology <ul><li>Shared goal for all schools and educators </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to create a technologically integrated education system </li></ul><ul><li>Divided into 4 domains </li></ul><ul><li>Campus progress towards goal and use of technoglogy evaluated using STaR charts </li></ul>
  5. 5. Evaluation and Accountability <ul><li>Review Texas Campus STaR Chart to: </li></ul><ul><li>Map SME’s progress and technological growth </li></ul><ul><li>Determine campus strengths and weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Needs assessment </li></ul>
  6. 6. SME Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>View Texas and Campus STaR Charts at http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>4 Key Areas: Teaching & Learning; Educator Preparation and Development; Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support; and Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teaching and Learning 2 developing Online Learning TL6 2 developing Student Mastery of Technology Applications TL5 2 developing Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation TL4 3 advanced Content Area Connections TL3 2 developing Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting TL2 2 developing Patterns of Classroom Use TL1 Rating total 13/developing Descriptor Sub-area
  8. 8. Educator Preparation and Development 1 early tech Professional Development for Online Learning EP6 2 developing Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use EP5 2 developing Access to Professional Development EP4 2 developing Capabilities of Educators EP3 2 developing Models of Professional Development EP2 2 developing Professional Development Experience EP1 Rating (total= 11/developing) Descriptor Sub-areas
  9. 9. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support 2 developing Leadership and Support for Online Learning L6 2 developing Budget L5 3 advanced tech Communication and Collaboration L4 2 developing Instructional Support L3 2 developing Planning L2 2 developing Leadership and Vision L1 Rating (total 13/developing) Descriptor Sub-areas
  10. 10. Infrastructure for Technology 2 developing Distance Learning Capacity INF6 3 advanced Local Area Network/Wide Area Network INF5 2 developing Technical Support INF4 2 developing Other Classroom Technology INF3 3 advanced tech Internet Access and Connectivity INF2 2 developing Students per computer INF1 Rating (total 14 developing) Descriptor Sub-areas
  11. 11. What does this all mean? <ul><li>SME is comparable to other campuses state wide </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths are in areas of communication/collaboration, content area connections and infrastructure as a whole </li></ul><ul><li>Weakness: EDUCATOR PREPARATION and DEVELOPMENT </li></ul>
  12. 12. What do we do? <ul><li>Continue to build on our strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Use communication and collaboration to increase technology skills and competency among teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Ear mark some of the campus budget for additional professional development, especially for integration of technology in all content areas </li></ul>
  13. 13. FUTURE PLANS Continue to use the Campus STaR Chart, as well as other surveys and assessment tools, to monitor progress and modify our long range plans as necessary to reflect changes while maintaining sight of our ultimate goal.

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