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STaR Chart

  1. 1. <ul><li>S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness Chart </li></ul><ul><li>A Teacher Tool for Planning and Self-Assessing </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with the Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006 - 2020 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>STaR Chart Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss STaR Chart Key Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Focus Areas in each Key Area </li></ul><ul><li>Explanation of Progress Levels </li></ul><ul><li>3 Year Summary of Klein Forest HS STaR Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Action Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is the STaR Chart? <ul><li>The STaR Chart is a tool for assessing effective technology integration across the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>The STaR Chart is aligned with the State of Texas’ Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020. </li></ul><ul><li>This chart must be completed by individual teachers, campuses and districts every year to be in accordance with state and federal laws. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is the STaR Chart Important?
  5. 5. STaR Chart Key Areas <ul><li>Teaching & Learning (TL) </li></ul><ul><li>Educator Preparation & Development (EP) </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support (L) </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Technology (INF) </li></ul><ul><li>Each Key Area is broken down into focus areas which are rated on a scale from 1 (lowest) – 4 (highest). </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teaching & Learning Focus Areas <ul><ul><li>TL1: Patterns of Classroom Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TL2: Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Using Digital Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TL3: Content Area Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TL4: Technology Application (TA) TEKS Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TL5: Student Mastery of Technology Application (TA) TEKS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TL6: Online Learning </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Educator Preparation & Development Focus Areas <ul><li>EP1: Content of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>EP2: Models of Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>EP3: Capabilities of Educators </li></ul><ul><li>EP4: Access to Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>EP5: Levels of Understanding and Patterns of Use </li></ul><ul><li>EP6: Professional Development for Online Learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support Focus Areas <ul><li>L1: Leadership and Vision </li></ul><ul><li>L2: Planning </li></ul><ul><li>L3: Instructional Support </li></ul><ul><li>L4: Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>L5: Budget </li></ul><ul><li>L6: Leadership and Support for Online Learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. Infrastructure for Technology Focus Areas <ul><li>INF1: Students per Computers </li></ul><ul><li>INF2: Internet Access Connectivity/Speed </li></ul><ul><li>INF3: Other Classroom Technology </li></ul><ul><li>INF4: Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>INF5: Local Area Network / Wide Area Network </li></ul><ul><li>INF6: Distance Learning Capacity </li></ul>
  10. 10. STaR Chart Levels of Progress Early Tech (6-8) Developing Tech (9-14) Advanced Tech (15-20) Target Tech (21-24)
  11. 11. <ul><li>How is Klein Forest doing since the inception of the Long Range Technology Plan, 2006-2020 ? </li></ul>
  12. 12. KF STaR Chart 06-07
  13. 13. KF STaR Chart 07-08
  14. 14. KF STaR Chart 08-09
  15. 15. 3 Year Summary
  16. 16. 3 Year Summary Continued <ul><li>We have maintained Advanced Tech status in INF for 3 years! Great job KF & KISD! </li></ul><ul><li>We have made significant improvement in the Leadership area over 3 years. Thank you CITS! </li></ul><ul><li>We are lagging behind in the area of Teaching and Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>TL1, TL2 & TL3 are our problem areas. </li></ul><ul><li>We have not seen significant change in these areas in 3 years. </li></ul>
  17. 17. We Are KF! <ul><li>We will formulate a plan to address the Teaching & Learning needs! </li></ul><ul><li>We will continue to improve our campus STaR Chart every year! </li></ul>
  18. 18. Resources <ul><li>School Technology and Readiness, A Teacher Tool for Planning and Self Assessing aligned with the Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 . (2006). Retrieved November 27, 2009, </li></ul>