Texas STaR Chart S chool  T echnology and  R eadiness A Teacher Tool  For Planning and Self-Assessing
No Child Left Behind “… all teachers should be technology literate and integrate technology across the curriculum.” Title ...
Agenda <ul><li>Technology Applications Standards </li></ul><ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>VLIS STaR Cha...
Technology Application Standards <ul><li>National Educational Technology Standards </li></ul><ul><li>No Child Left Behind ...
What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>Designed for Texas Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with Texas Long-Range Plan for Techn...
What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>Developed Around Four Key Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></u...
Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using ...
Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Professional Development Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Models of Professional...
Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>Leadersip and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul...
Infrustructure for Technology <ul><li>Students per Classroom Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed...
VLIS Star Chart Data
Conclusions <ul><li>Scored Lowest in Key Area Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows No Growth in Three Years <...
Instructions for Completing 2008-2009 STaR Chart <ul><li>Campus Technology Integration Specialist will Send Password Infor...
Resources <ul><li>Want more information: </li></ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/   </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Home...
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  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart S chool T echnology and R eadiness A Teacher Tool For Planning and Self-Assessing
  2. 2. No Child Left Behind “… all teachers should be technology literate and integrate technology across the curriculum.” Title II, Part D
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Technology Applications Standards </li></ul><ul><li>What is the STaR Chart? </li></ul><ul><li>VLIS STaR Chart Data </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions for 2008-2009 STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology Application Standards <ul><li>National Educational Technology Standards </li></ul><ul><li>No Child Left Behind </li></ul><ul><li>SBEC Technology Standards for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>Designed for Texas Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Assists goal setting for technology requirements in NCLB, Title II, Part D </li></ul><ul><li>Required Annually for All Texas Teachers </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>Developed Around Four Key Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Administration and Instructional Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content </li></ul><ul><li>Content Area Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Applications Implementations </li></ul><ul><li>Student Mastery of Technology Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Educator Preparation and Development <ul><li>Professional Development Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Professional Development Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities of Educators with Online Learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support <ul><li>Leadersip and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership and Support for Online Learning </li></ul>
  10. 10. Infrustructure for Technology <ul><li>Students per Classroom Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Access Connectivity Speed </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Local Area Network-Wide Area Network </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning Capability </li></ul>
  11. 11. VLIS Star Chart Data
  12. 12. Conclusions <ul><li>Scored Lowest in Key Area Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows No Growth in Three Years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scored Advanced or Target Tech in all Other Key Areas- Woo Hoo! </li></ul><ul><li>Some Inconsistencies in Infrastructure for Technology </li></ul>
  13. 13. Instructions for Completing 2008-2009 STaR Chart <ul><li>Campus Technology Integration Specialist will Send Password Information </li></ul><ul><li>Must be Completed by January 22, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Click Here to View Instructions </li></ul>
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Want more information: </li></ul><ul><li>http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart Home Page </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sbec.state.tx.us/sbeconline/standtest/standards/techapps_allbegtch.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>SBEC Technology Standards for Beginning Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/ta/edstd.html </li></ul><ul><li>TEA Technology Application Standards </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tomorrow.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Project Tomorrow’s Home Page </li></ul>

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