Texas s ta r chart presentation

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Texas s ta r chart presentation

  1. 1. TEXAS STAR CHART Dowell Middle School McKinney ISD Created by: Mitch VandenBoom
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is the STaR Chart important? </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Long Range Plan for Technology </li></ul><ul><li>4 Key Areas of Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Dowell’s STaR Chart results </li></ul><ul><li>Summary/Conclusion of Results </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT IS THE STAR CHART? <ul><li>A tool for technology planning and assessing technology progress and needs </li></ul><ul><li>Online resource for district/campus self-assessment of effective technology integration across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Indicates status toward reaching the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul>
  4. 4. STAR CHART LEVELS OF PROGRESS <ul><li>Early Technology (6-8 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Technology (9-14 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Technology (15-20 points) </li></ul><ul><li>Target Technology (21-24 points) </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHY IS THE STAR CHART IMPORTANT? <ul><li>Sets our vision for campus technology improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Helps us to create goals for improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Changes can be made based on data collected </li></ul><ul><li>Measures proficiencies of teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>Tracks progress </li></ul><ul><li>Determine funding priorities </li></ul>
  6. 6. TEXAS LONG RANGE PLAN FOR TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Four Key Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching & Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation & Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administration and Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. TEACHING & LEARNING <ul><li>Impact of technology on teacher role & collaborative learning </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns of teacher and student use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting using Digital Content </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of Technology Applications TEKS </li></ul>
  8. 8. EDUCATOR PREPARATION AND DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>Content of Training </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership & Capabilities of Administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding & Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Allocated to Technology Professional Development </li></ul>
  9. 9. LEADERSHIP, ADMINISTRATION, AND SUPPORT SERVICES <ul><li>Vision and Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional and Administrative Staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Budget & Funding </li></ul>
  10. 10. INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>Ratio of Students per Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity/Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning </li></ul><ul><li>LAN/WAN </li></ul><ul><li>Other Technologies </li></ul>
  11. 11. DOWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL STAR CHART RESULTS 08-09 07-08 06-07 Teaching and Learning 13 13 13 Educator Preparation and Development 12 12 12 Leadership, Admin, & Instr Support 14 13 13 Infrastructure for Technology 12 14 14
  12. 12. DOWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL STAR CHART RESULTS <ul><li>According to the data, DMS is a… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing Technology Campus </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. WHAT IS NEEDED FOR IMPROVEMENT? <ul><li>Ensure ALL teachers and administrators meet SBEC proficiencies </li></ul><ul><li>Increase on-site technical support </li></ul><ul><li>Provide appropriate budget to support technology plan </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase more classroom computers and add one computer lab to campus </li></ul><ul><li>Align goals, curriculum, instruction, assessment, and technology use </li></ul><ul><li>Align all decisions with the campus mission and use best practices </li></ul>

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