Texas STaR Chart presentation

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Texas STaR Chart presentation

  1. 1. Texas School Technology and Readiness Chart Presented by: Vanessa Rivera
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>NCLB </li></ul><ul><li>Texas STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Four Key Areas </li></ul><ul><li>State STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher STaR Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background Information <ul><li>No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ All teachers should be technology literate and integrate technology across the curriculum.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ All students must be technology literate by the end of eight grade.” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Texas Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006 - 2010 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Texas School Technology and Readiness Chart <ul><li>The STaR Chart is a tool designed for: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Budgeting for resources </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation of technology progress </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The STaR chart has four key components that support the Texas Technology Applications Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information visit: http://starchart.esc12.net/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teaching and Learning <ul><li>The teaching and learning key area’s goal is to move towards a “student-centered collaborative model” that will provide our young scholars with the tools they need to succeed in a technology era. </li></ul><ul><li>Campus STaR Chart </li></ul>
  6. 6. Educator Preparation & Development <ul><li>Providing teacher with effective on-going professional developments is essential to move from traditional schooling to 21 st century education. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher preparation programs are required to integrate technology into their curriculum requirements and certification standards. </li></ul>Professional Development Teacher Preparation programs Campus STaR Chart
  7. 7. Leadership, Administration, & Instructional Support <ul><li>“Providing essential leadership and instructional support is critical” (star chart 2006). </li></ul>Campus STaR Chart
  8. 8. Infrastructure for Technology <ul><li>Components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demand for computers in classrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local area networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>According to the Texas campus star chart manual, “the infrastructure of a school is the critical element of support for all four areas of technology.” </li></ul>Campus STaR Chart
  9. 9. Texas STaR Chart 2007 - 2008 Texas STaR Chart
  10. 10. Hudsonville STaR Chart 2008 - 2009 Target Tech Developing Tech Advanced Tech Developing Tech Developing Tech
  11. 11. Teacher STaR Chart <ul><li>Since 2006 – 2007 school year, all Texas teachers are required to complete the online version Teacher STaR Chart Survey . </li></ul><ul><li>The STaR teacher survey “establishes a clear framework for measuring how well teachers are prepared to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion All Texas students must be guaranteed a 21 st century education to provide them with the tools they need to succeed in a technology era.

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