Texas Star Chart Proposal

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Texas Star Chart Proposal

  1. 2. Explain STaR Chart Review the past three years of The STaR Chart at White Oak Middle School Review possible solutions to increase STaR classifications at White Oak Middle School
  2. 3. The Star Chart is created around the four key areas of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/ The four areas are scored yearly and classified on the STaR Chart in order to gauge the incorporation of technology
  3. 4. Key Areas: Teaching and Learning Educator Preparation and Development Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Infrastructure for Technology
  4. 5. Key Area Total Classification Teaching and Learning 11 Developing Technology Educator Preparation and Development 14 Developing Technology Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support 14 Developing Technology Infrastructure for Technology 16 Advanced Technology
  5. 6. Key Area Total Classification Teaching and Learning 13 Developing Technology Educator Preparation and Development 13 Developing Technology Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support 15 Advanced Technology Infrastructure for Technology 16 Advanced Technology
  6. 7. Key Area Total Classification Teaching and Learning 12 Developing Technology Educator Preparation and Development 12 Developing Technology Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support 13 Developing Technology Infrastructure for Technology 13 Developing Technology
  7. 10. Teaching and Learning, Content Area Connections: Teachers will begin to use software programs to deliver their lessons on a daily basis. They will also begin to incorporate educational websites into their lessons.
  8. 11. Educator Preparation and Development, Professional Development Experiences: Embedded in-service opportunities to expand teachers’ familiarity with technology applications. These opportunities need to be offered on a monthly basis during the teacher’s conference periods. Also the Professional Development sessions need to student centered oriented.
  9. 12. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support, Budget: Administrators will model use of technology during in-service meetings. All teachers need to be equipped with a laptop or Mac book. Computer labs need to be updated with cutting edge digital tools to offer our students 21 st century training. Internet filters need to be relaxed so that our students and teachers can take advantage of you tube and blogspot.
  10. 13. Infrastructure for Technology: The campus needs updated to a wireless network. All computers in the building need to be equipped with Microsoft Office Suite.
  11. 14. If the district, administration, and staff collaborate, we can together as a team implement these proposals. Then our campus will begin to demonstrate the skills necessary to bring about a change in out Texas Star Chart classification status.

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