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Texas STaR Chart Results

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart Results Abilene High School Jaime Tindall
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>What is the Texas STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the Texas STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Abilene High School Results </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the Texas STaR Chart? <ul><li>An online self assessment tool </li></ul><ul><li>It measure campus’ & district technology integration across all curriculums </li></ul><ul><li>Campus information may be assessed at: </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart </li></ul>
  4. 4. Purpose <ul><li>Assist teachers in determining professional development needs based on a current educational technology profile. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide data that feeds into the Texas Campus STaR Chart so that 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>Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources. </li></ul><ul><li>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><ul><li>Source: http://starchart.esc12.net/docs/TxTSC.pdf </li></ul>
  5. 5. Four Key Areas Surveyed <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration, Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teaching & Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content </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 (TA) TEKS </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Educator Preparation & 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>
  8. 8. Leadership, Administration & 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>
  9. 9. 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>Distance Learning Capacity </li></ul>
  10. 10. Abilene High School
  11. 11. Abilene HS Teaching & Learning Results Early Technology 8 2006-2007 Developing Technology 10 2007-2008 Early Technology 8 2008-2009 Classification Total School Year
  12. 12. Abilene HS Educator Preparation & Development Developing Technology 10 2006-2007 Developing Technology 12 2007-2008 Developing Technology 12 2008-2009 Classification Total School Year
  13. 13. Abilene HS Leadership, Administration, Instructional Support Developing Technology 12 2006-2007 Developing Technology 14 2007-2008 Developing Technology 14 2008-2009 Classification Total School Year
  14. 14. Abilene HS Infrastructure for Technology Results Developing Technology 15 2006-2007 Developing Technology 12 2007-2008 Developing Technology 12 2008-2009 Classification Total School Year
  15. 15. Abilene HS Key Areas
  16. 16. Recommendations to reach Target Tech <ul><li>Increase staff development for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Each student receives a laptop </li></ul><ul><li>Designate additional funds to increase technology </li></ul><ul><li>Give teachers time to work with technology </li></ul><ul><li>Have a technician on staff to help campus with technology needs </li></ul>