Reaching for the STaR Chart


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Reaching for the STaR Chart

  1. 1. Reaching for the STaR Chart E- Rate and Brookside Intermediate
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Astrology – E-Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Flight Plan – Clear Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Constellation – STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Sky Map – STaR Chart Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Reading the STaRs – Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching for the STaRs </li></ul>Click the Star to return to the Agenda.
  3. 3. Astrology <ul><li>E-Rate and why we need it </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by the USAC under the direction of the FCC </li></ul><ul><li>Provides affordable Internet access and telecommunications to US schools and libraries </li></ul>
  4. 4. Astrology <ul><li>E-Rate is granted through an application process annually </li></ul><ul><li>Funding determined by poverty rate and urban/rural status </li></ul><ul><li>The funding range is from 20-90% </li></ul>
  5. 5. Astrology <ul><li>Districts are required to provide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End-user equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And other necessary elements needed to utilize connectivity </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Flight Plan <ul><li>CCISD Long Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand and market e4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase unified communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer network that can supporting outside devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A safe 24/7 network for improved collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Constellation <ul><li>STaR Chart – What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey of the 4 key areas on the LRPT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, Admin and Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. STaR Chart <ul><li>Why do we do the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gather data and improve Tech Ed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students express their opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers recognize expectations and plan accordingly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gage success or failure in meeting NCLB </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Teaching and Learning Advanced Technology
  10. 10. Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>3 EP1 - Professional Development Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>3 EP2 - Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>3 EP3 - Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>3 EP4 - Technology Professional Development Participation </li></ul><ul><li>EP5 - Levels of Understanding /Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>2 EP6 - Capabilities of Educators with Online Learning </li></ul>Target Tech
  11. 11. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>3 L1 – Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>L2 - Planning </li></ul><ul><li>4 L3 – Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>4 L4 – Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>L5 - Budget </li></ul><ul><li>L6 – Leadership and Support for Online Learning </li></ul>Target Tech
  12. 12. Infrastructure for Technology Advanced Tech 2 INF1 – Students per Computer 3 INF2 – Internet Access Connectivity Speed 2 INF3 – Other Classroom Technology 3 INF4 – Technical Support 4 INF5 - LAN/WAN 3 INF6 – Distance Learning Capacity
  13. 13. Reading the STaR <ul><li>Adv. or Target Tech in the 4 key areas </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of improvement include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patterns of classroom use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TA TEKS implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Classroom Technology </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Bulldogs - Keep Reaching for the STaRs T&L L, A, IS I for T EP & D
  15. 15. Resources <ul><li>Clear Creek ISD, . (n.d.). Clear creek isd long-range plan for technology 2010-2013 . Retrieved from /Technology_LongRangePlan.sflb.ashx </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Education Agency. Star chart . Retrieved from http://starchart.esc12. net/resources.html </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Service Administration Company, . (2010, September 08). Helping keep americans connected . Retrieved from </li></ul>