Getting to know s ta r chart

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Getting to know s ta r chart

  1. 1. Getting to Know STaR CHART H. M. Nguyen
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>The components of the STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Levels in STaR </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Chart Rating </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Information </li></ul>
  3. 3. STaR Chart <ul><li>S is for School </li></ul><ul><li>T is for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>a is for and </li></ul><ul><li>R is for Readiness </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Use STaR Chart <ul><li>can assist in the measurement of the impact of state and local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology </li></ul><ul><li>identify needs for on-going professional development and raise awareness of research-based instructional goals. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits of STaR <ul><li>Assist teachers in determining professional development needs based on a current educational technology profi le. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide data that feeds into the Texas Campus STaR Chart so that </li></ul><ul><li>more accurate school information is gained and documented. </li></ul><ul><li>Determine funding priorities based on teacher and classroom needs. </li></ul><ul><li>4) Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources. </li></ul><ul><li>5) Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Assist campuses in documenting the use of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D formula and discretionary funds. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Focus Areas of STaR Chart <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ranking in STaR <ul><li>Early Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Target Tech </li></ul>
  8. 8. Early Tech <ul><li>Teacher uses technology to complete tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>1) Gradebook </li></ul><ul><li>2) Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>3) E-mail </li></ul><ul><li>4) Produce documents </li></ul><ul><li>5) Manage curriculum </li></ul>
  9. 9. Developing Tech <ul><li>uses technology to present information to students </li></ul><ul><li>to model teacher directed activities </li></ul><ul><li>to complete administrative functions </li></ul><ul><li>use productivity software applications for technology integration projects </li></ul><ul><li>4) assessment tools. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Advanced Tech <ul><li>structures classroom learning to student experiences based on inquiry and higher level thinking processes </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  11. 11. Target Tech <ul><li>use appropriate technologies as a natural and necessary way of gaining knowledge and understanding. </li></ul><ul><li>Students work with teachers, businesses, higher education, and the community </li></ul><ul><li>to solve real-world problems. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Accessing STaR Chart <ul><li>Type http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Find out Long Middle School STaR Chart Rating </li></ul><ul><li>a) Click on Campus Data Search </li></ul><ul><li>b) Type in Houston in District field </li></ul><ul><li>c) Select Long Middle School </li></ul>
  13. 13. Long Middle School STaR Chart 2008-2009
  14. 14. Long Middle School STaR Chart 2008-2009
  15. 15. Long Middle School STaR Chart 2008-2009
  16. 16. Long Middle School STaR Chart 2008-2009
  17. 17. Long Middle School STaR Chart 2008-2009
  18. 18. Areas Need To Improve <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul>
  19. 19. Additional Information <ul><li>STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/comm/leg_reports/2008/08pr_to_lrpt.pdf </li></ul>

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