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S Ta R Ppt 29nov09

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness Presented by: Deborah Rios
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>STaR Chart defined </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages to Holmes High School </li></ul><ul><li>Essential areas to be addressed </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths and weaknesses for Holmes </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. STaR Chart Defined TEA Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC) developed the Texas STaR Chart as an online resource tool for self assessment of campus and district efforts for integrating technology across the curriculum.
  4. 4. STaR Chart Defined As required by NCLB, the Texas Campus STaR Chart must be completed by campuses and districts each year and the profiles are used to gauge their progress annually in compliance with federal and state requirements.
  5. 5. StaR Chart Defined The Texas Campus STaR Chart is designed for technology planning, budgeting for resources, and evaluation of progress in local technology projects. Legislation requires all students to be technology literate by the end of the eighth grade.
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is Holmes High School current educational technology profile? </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence can be provided to demonstrate our progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for technology? </li></ul><ul><li>What area should Holmes focus on to improve the level of technology integration to ensure the best possible teaching and learning for all students? </li></ul>Essential Questions
  7. 7. Advantages to Holmes <ul><li>To help conceptualize Holmes vision of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>To set benchmarks and goals. </li></ul><ul><li>To help Holmes identify their educational technology needs for grant submissions. </li></ul><ul><li>To measure student and teacher proficiencies and integration of technology in all content areas. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Specific Areas to be Addressed 1. Teaching and Learning 2. Educator Preparation and Development 3. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support 4. Infrastructure for Technology
  9. 9. Levels of Progress Early Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech Target Tech
  10. 10. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Student Mastery of Technology Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul>
  11. 11. Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Professional Development Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development for Online Learning </li></ul>
  12. 12. Leadership Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Support for Online Learning </li></ul>
  13. 13. Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Students per Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Other Classroom Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Local Area Network Wide Area Network </li></ul><ul><li>Distant Learning Capacity </li></ul>
  14. 14. Holmes Data 2008-2009 <ul><li>Teaching and Learning – Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development – Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support – Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology – Advanced Tech </li></ul>
  15. 15. Holmes Data 2008-2009
  16. 16. Holmes Strengths and Weaknesses Strengths Infrastructure for Technology Weakness Educator Preparation and Development
  17. 17. Summary* <ul><li>Teachers create and integrate web-based lessons which include online TEKS-based content, resources, and learning activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will participate in or mentor others in developing strategies for creating new learning environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Online learning is facilitated and supported through professional development and integrated into the Campus Improvement Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>All classrooms connected to LAN/WAN that allows for easy access to multiple district-wide resources. </li></ul><ul><li>* www.ed.gov/nclb </li></ul>