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Texas Star Chart


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Texas Star Chart

  1. 1. Texas Star Chart<br />Trinidad ISD<br />Presented by Monty Main<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />STaR Chart Definitions<br />Areas of Focus within the Chart<br />Data to drive our decisions<br />Technology Goals-TISD<br />Summary<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Texas STaR Chart<br />STaR is the acronym for school technology and readiness mandated by the 76th Legislature<br /> Provides an online resource for assessment of the campus and district integration of technology into all phases of the curriculum<br /> All districts, campuses, and teachers are required to complete the STaR chart annually<br />The use of technology is assessed across the board K-12<br />The STaR chart helps determine alignment with the States Long Range Plan for Technology<br />The STaR chart helps determine proper resource allocation and planning in regards to the use of technology within a district, campus and school.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. STaR Areas of Focus<br />Teaching and Learning<br />Educator Preparation<br />4<br />
  5. 5. STaR Areas of Focus<br />Administration and Support<br />Infrastructure<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Area One-Teaching and Learning<br />Models patterns of classroom usage<br />Shows student mastery of Technology Applications<br />Shows Instructional usage and frequency of usage in the classroom<br />Documents Technology Implementation in the classroom<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Area Two-Educator Preparation<br />Assess capabilities of educators<br />Meaningful Professional Development from data<br />Trends understanding and patterns of usage<br />Opportunities for Professional Development<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Area Three-Leadership, Administration, and Instructional Support<br />Vision<br />Planning<br />Instructional Support for Teachers<br />Collaboration between Administration and Teachers<br />Resource Allocation<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Area Four-Infrastructure for Technology<br />Local Networks/Networking<br />Proper Distance Learning Facilities/Opportunities<br />Internet Accessibility<br />Technical Support/Downtime<br />Peripheral Technology<br />9<br />
  10. 10. STaR Chart Levels of Technology<br />Early Technology<br />Developing Technology<br />Advanced Technology<br />Target Technology<br />10<br />
  11. 11. STaR Chart Scoring Guide<br />6-8<br />9-14<br />15-20<br />21-24<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Campus Statewide Summary by Key Area<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Comparative Data Trinidad Campus 2006-2009<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Technology Goals-TISD<br />Ensure that all 8th grade students are technology literate<br />Increase the ratio of working computers to students<br />Infuse more technology into our classrooms<br />Expand Online opportunities for students and educators<br />Improve Professional Development for staff<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Summary<br />The STaR Chart provides critical snapshots of technology progress in meeting local and state goals<br />Students must become increasing diversified in technology to maintain employability in the global job market<br />NCLB requires our students begin using technology at the Pre-K level<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Helpful Links<br />Texas STaR Chart<br />Texas Long Range Plan for Technology 2006-2020<br />Trinidad ISD<br />16<br />