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  1. 1. The Texas STaR Chart<br />School Technology and Readiness<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is the Texas Star Chart?<br />The Four Key Areas of the Texas StaR Chart.<br />Levels of Progress<br />Campus Data<br />State Data<br />Summary<br />
  3. 3. What is the Texas STaR Chart?<br />The Texas StaR chart stands for School Technology and Readiness, known simply as the STaR Chart.<br />The chart is a self-assessment and is utilized by campuses and school districts. It is aligned with a Long-Range Plan for Technology. <br />The STaR Chart’s purpose is for planning, budgeting, and evaluating technology progress.<br />
  4. 4. The Four Key Areas of the Texas STaR Chart<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation and Development<br />Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  5. 5. I. Teaching and Learning<br />The Teaching and Learning Domain asks the questions from the following six focus areas:<br />Patterns of Classroom use.<br />Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content <br />Content Area Connections <br />Technology Applications TEKS Implementation <br />Student Master of TEKS Implementation <br />Online Learning <br />
  6. 6. II. Educator Preparation and Development <br />The Educator Preparation and Development has the following six focus areas:<br />Professional Development Experience <br />Models of Professional Development <br />Capabilities of educators <br />Technology Professional Development <br />Participation Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use <br />Capabilities of Educators with Online Learning <br />
  7. 7. III. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support<br /> The Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support covers these six focus areas: <br />Leadership and Vision Planning <br />Instructional Support <br />Communication and Collaboration <br />Budget <br />Leadership and Support for Online Learning Leadership <br />Administration and Instructional Support <br />
  8. 8. IV. Infrastructure for Technology<br /> The 6 focus areas for Infrastructure for Technology are: <br />Students Per Classroom Computers <br />Internet Access <br />Connectivity Speed<br />Classroom Technology <br />Technical Support Local/Wide Area network <br />Distance Learning Capacity <br />
  9. 9. Levels of Progress<br /> Levels of Progress The Texas STaR Chart has four levels of progress. <br /> They are divided into:<br /><ul><li> Early Tech
  10. 10. Developing Tech
  11. 11. Advanced Tech
  12. 12. Target Tech. </li></ul> In order to meet the guidelines of the Long-Range Plan for Technology and the No Child Left Behind Act, we need to increase our school’s achievement level to that of Target Tech.<br />
  13. 13. Campus Data<br /> Totals of Key Areas<br />Four Key Areas of the STaR Chart<br />Key:<br /> TL – Teaching and Learning EP – Educator Preparation and Development <br />L – Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support INF – Infrastructure for Technology<br />
  14. 14. Campus Data Trends<br />
  15. 15. Campus Trends Explained<br /> 2006-2007 <br />Developing in three of the four key areas.<br />Weakest areas were in:<br />Leadership, Admin., Instructional Support– 8 out of 18 possible points<br />Leadership –<br />Infrastructure for Technology<br />Strongest area was in:<br />Teaching and Learning<br />
  16. 16. Campus Trends Explained <br /> 2007-2008 <br /><ul><li>Developing in all four key areas.
  17. 17. Weakest areas were in:</li></ul>Educational Preparation<br /> Leadership<br /> Infrastructure for Technology<br /><ul><li>Strongest area was in:</li></ul> Teaching and Learning<br />
  18. 18. Campus Trends Explained <br /> 2008-2009 <br /><ul><li>Developing in three of the four key areas and </li></ul>advancing in one area.<br /><ul><li>Weakest area was in:</li></ul>Teaching and Learning<br />Leadership<br /> Infrastructure for Technology<br /><ul><li>Strongest area was in:</li></ul> Teaching and Learning<br />
  19. 19. Summary<br /> Today’s students require technology more than ever so as to to be dynamic and prolific in this era. Educators must help by integrating technology into their lessons and lives. This will merely be achievable with proper support and preparation for everyone. <br />
  20. 20. Resources and Links<br />Texas STaR Chart Long Range Plan for Technology <br /><br /> Texas STaR Chart<br /><br />