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Texas s ta r report

  1. 1. Texas Campus STaR ReportSchool Technology and ReadinessForJudy Rucker Elementary School<br />By Lisa Herring<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is STaR?<br />How is it Beneficial?<br />Texas Long Range Plan<br />Rucker’s Recent Rankings<br />Our Strengths/Weaknesses<br />What Can You Do?<br />Immediate Implementation Ideas<br />Summary<br />
  3. 3. What is STaR?<br /><br />A tool for technology planning and assessing<br />Data compiled by teachers, campuses, districts & the state<br />Standing toward reaching the long range goals<br />
  4. 4. How is this Beneficial?<br />Establish Benchmarks & Goals<br />Assess Recent Progress<br />Resolve Funding Priorities <br />
  5. 5. Texas Long Range Plan<br />Key Areas:<br />Teaching & Learning<br />Educator Preparation & Development<br />Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  6. 6. Rucker’s Recent Rankings<br />
  7. 7. Rucker’s Strengths<br />Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  8. 8. Rucker’s Target Areas of ‘Weakness’<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation and Development<br />
  9. 9. What You Can Do!<br />Review Technology Application TEKS<br />Utilize the Technologies at your Disposal<br />Attend Techy Tuesdays for Professional Development<br />Log onto our I.T.’s Tech Blog for quick tips and training @<br />
  10. 10. Implement it Today….<br />Activ-board<br />Activ-votes<br />Classroom Computers & Laptop Carts<br />Digital Cameras & Flip Cameras <br />
  11. 11. Summary<br />21st Century Learners require new skills, new tools, new ways of learning. To prepare our students for tomorrow's ever changing & global work force, we must equip them with these technology tools. In order to do that, we ourselves must continue to be technology learners, and allow ourselves to learn through the process of implementing these tools. <br />