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Texas STaR Chart


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Texas STaR Chart

  1. 1. Texas STaR Chart S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness Reynaldo P. Flores Runn Elementary Donna ISD
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>What is Texas Campus STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Chart Summary (2008-2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Chart Comparison (2006-2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Statewide Summary (2007-2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Summary/Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. STaR Chart <ul><li>Developed by the Texas Education Agency Educational Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC). </li></ul><ul><li>An online resource tool for self-assessment of campus’ and districts’ efforts to effectively integrate technology across the curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a standard for assessing technology preparedness in Texas K-12 schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with the new Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2010 . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>A tool designed for use in technology planning, budgeting for resources and evaluation of progress in local technology projects. </li></ul><ul><li>A basis for dialogue with staff, administrators, technology directors, school board members and community leaders to plan future growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to report on progress toward fulfilling the requirements in No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D . </li></ul><ul><li>No Child Left Behind requires that all students be technology literate by the end of eighth grade. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>Helps Campuses and Districts Answer Critical Questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the campus’ and districts’ current educational technology profiles? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What evidence can be provided to demonstrate their progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What areas should the campus and district focus on to improve the level of technology integration to ensure the best possible teaching and learning for all students? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>The Texas Campus STaR Chart Can Be Used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To apply for grants. The Texas Campus STaR Chart will help schools identify their educational technology needs as they apply for grants. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To determine funding priorities. Education administrators and policymakers can use the Texas Campus STaR Chart to determine where to allocate funds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To track progress on use of No Child Left Behind Title II, Part D formula and discretionary funds </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>The Texas Campus STaR Chart Can Be Used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To create and/or update the district’s technology plan. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To help conceptualize your campus or district vision of technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To set benchmarks and goals. Campuses and districts may use the chart to identify current education technology profiles, establish goals, and monitor progress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To measure student and teacher proficiencies with regard to the integration of technology into all content areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By the campus and district to document progress toward meeting No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D requirements for technology literacy for students and teachers as well as technology integration across the curriculum. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>Four Key Focus 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><ul><li>Four Levels of Progress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target Tech </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Campus STaR Chart Summary 2008-2009
  10. 10. Campus STaR Chart Comparison 2006-2009
  11. 11. Campus Statewide Summary 2007/2008
  12. 12. Summary <ul><li>Campus has improved in Key Areas I, III, & IV. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus declined in Key Area II, Educator Preparation and Development. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus classified as a Developing Tech for Key Areas I, II, III, & IV. </li></ul><ul><li>Statewide classified as Developing Tech for Key Areas I, II, & III and Advanced Tech in IV </li></ul><ul><li>Campus is on target in Key Areas I, II, & III with Statewide Summary Key Area findings. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus is below target in Key Area IV with Statewide Summary Key Area findings. </li></ul>