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Information about the Texas STaR Chart for schools, plus data from McCulloch Intermediate School.

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STaR Chart

  1. 1. STaR Chart S chool T echnology a nd R eadiness Chart <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Campus STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>McCulloch Intermediate School Data </li></ul>Next
  2. 2. Texas STaR Chart <ul><li>Standard rubric for technology preparedness in Texas schools </li></ul><ul><li>Online resource tool for measuring technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>Aligns with the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 (LRPT) </li></ul>Next Previous
  3. 3. Texas Campus STaR Chart <ul><li>An online assessment tool for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budgeting for resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation of progress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Required for state funded technology grants </li></ul><ul><li>Use data for campus improvement and growth </li></ul>Next Previous
  4. 4. NCLB, Title II, Part D <ul><li>STaR Chart reports show progress towards meeting NCLB requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All teachers will be technology literate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All teachers will integrate technology across the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All students will be technology literate by the end of eighth grade </li></ul></ul>Next Previous
  5. 5. Progress Levels <ul><li>The STaR Chart produces a profile of the campus’ status toward reaching the goals of the Texas LRPT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Tech (6-8 points) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing Tech (9-14 points) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Tech (15-20 points) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target Tech (21-24 points) </li></ul></ul>Next Previous
  6. 6. Key Areas <ul><li>Four key areas are assessed with the STaR Chart </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>Next Previous
  7. 7. McCulloch Intermediate School <ul><li>Highland Park ISD </li></ul><ul><li>Dallas, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Principal: Laurie Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 5 and 6 </li></ul>Next Previous
  8. 8. STaR Chart Summary for MIS 2008-2009 School Year Next Previous STaR Classification Key Area Total Key Area Advanced Tech 19 Infrastructure for Technology Target Tech 23 Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Advanced Tech 16 Educator Preparation and Development Advanced Tech 16 Teaching and Learning
  9. 9. Key Area Strength 08-09: Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support Target Tech (23 points) Next Previous 23 4 4 4 3 4 4 Total Leadership and Support for Online Learning Budget Communication and collaboration Instructional Support Planning Leadership and Vision Total L6 L5 L4 L3 L2 L1
  10. 10. <ul><li>In 2007-2008, MIS scored 17 points </li></ul><ul><li>We need to address the decrease and focus on this key area in 2009-2110 </li></ul>Key Area Weakness 08-09: Teaching and Learning Advanced Tech (16 points) Next Previous 16 2 3 3 3 3 2 Total Online Learning Student Mastery of Technology Applications Technology Applications (TA) TEKS Implementation Content Area Connections Frequency/Design of Instructional Setting Patterns of Classroom Use Total TL6 TL5 TL4 TL3 TL2 TL1
  11. 11. Next Key Area Weakness 08-09: Educator Preparation and Development Advanced Tech (16 points) Previous <ul><li>In 2006-2007, MIS scored 18 points </li></ul><ul><li>We need to address the decrease and focus on this key area in 2009-2110 </li></ul>16 2 3 2 3 3 3 Total Professional Development for Online Learning Levels of Understand-ing and Patterns of Use Access to Professional Development Capabilities of Educators Models of Professional Development Professional Development Experiences Total EP6 EP5 EP4 EP3 EP2 EP1
  12. 12. Conclusion End Previous <ul><li>MIS is in a good position with regards to meeting LRPT and NCLB requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to address: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Just-enough” training and support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing communication with staff and community </li></ul></ul>