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Sam Houston Mst Center


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Sam Houston Mst Center

  1. 1. Sam Houston Math, Science & Technology Center Texas Campus STaR Chart and Long-Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Sam Houston Campus Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Long-Range Plan Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Charts Use </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Houston STaR Charts Comparisons </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Statewide Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion / Questions? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sam Houston Campus Goals <ul><li>Improve TAKS Math and Science scores using online resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce failure rates by enrollment in online courses such as Apex Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase graduation rate through Virtual School and web-based courses. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Texas Long-Range Plan Goals in 2020 <ul><li>Learners utilize technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Educators are effective integrators of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders maintain a “technologically-rich environment”. </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure system supports school community. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Texas STaR Chart Use <ul><li>Provides evidence if campus is meeting goals of Long-Range Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides evidence that technology integration is occurring in instruction. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps campus’ determine their technological needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps district determine funding needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps document progress of NCLB technology literacy requirements. </li></ul>
  6. 6. STaR Chart Comparison Data
  7. 7. Levels of Progress <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. Four Key Areas <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>
  9. 9. Are We Meeting the Texas Challenge ? <ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate technology in instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make connections to students’ lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online learning for students available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insure all students are technologically literate </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Are We Meeting the Texas Challenge? <ul><li>Preparation and Professional Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration among staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant teacher prep programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online learning is available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing with changing needs of students </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Are We Meeting the Texas Challenge? <ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support ongoing Professional Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designate time for collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allocate funding for technology and professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze data to improve technology and its use. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Are We Meeting the Texas Challenge? <ul><li>Infrastructure of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved computer to student ratio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet and Intranet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Board technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical support availability </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Comparison of Sam Houston and Statewide Data *No Statewide data available for 2008-2009 Advanced Developing Developing Developing Statewide* Advanced Advanced Advanced Developing Sam Houston Infrastructure for Technology Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Educator Preparation and Development Teaching and Learning 2007-2008
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>Looking to the Future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve integration of technology in the classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve professional development needs of staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve overall support for technology by administration and tech support staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve Level of Progress to “Target Tech” </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Citations <ul><li>Texas Education Agency (2006, December). Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020. Retrieved from on November 29, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Education Agency (2008, September 15). Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area . Retrieved from on November 29, 2009. </li></ul>