- 1. Burton Elementary
Texas STaR Chart
School Technology and Readiness
Charting Towards Technology
2. STaR Chart
The Texas Teacher STaR Chart has been developed around the four key areas of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020:
- Teaching and Learning 3.Educator Preparation and Development
- Administration and Instructional Support 4.Infrastructure for Technology.
The Texas Teacher STaR Chart is designed to help teachers, campuses, and districts determine their progress toward meeting the goals of the Long-Range Plan for Technology, as well as meeting the goals of their district.
5. The Texas Teacher STaR Chart can assist in the measurement of the impact of state and local efforts to improve student learning through the use of technology as specified in No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D. It also can identify needs for on-going professional development and raise awareness of research-based instructional goals.
6. Critical Questions
1.What is my current educational technology profile in the areas of Teaching and Learning and Educator Preparation and Development?
2.What is my knowledge of online learning, technology resources, instructional support, and planning on my campus?
3.What evidence can be provided to demonstrate my progress in meeting the goals of the Long Range Plan for Technology and No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D?
4.In what areas can I improve my level of technology integration to ensure the best possible teaching and learning for my students?
5.What are the technology standards required of all beginning teachers and recommended for all current Texas teachers?
7. Collecting Data-the Star Chart may be used to answer the following questions.
1. Assist teachers in determining professional development needs based on a current educational technology profile.
2. Provide data that feeds into the Texas Campus STaR Chart so that more accurate school information is gained and documented.
3. Determine funding priorities based on teacher and classroom needs.
4. Provide data that can support the need for grants or other resources.
5. Help conceptualize the campus or district vision of technology.
6. Assist campuses in documenting the use of No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D formula, and discretionary funds.
8. State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)
Standard I. All teachers use technology-related terms, concepts, data input strategies and ethical practices to make informed decisions about current technologies and their applications.
Standard II. All teachers identify task requirements, apply search strategies and use current technology to efficiently acquire, analyze, and evaluate a variety of electronic information.
Standard III. All teachers use task-appropriate tools to synthesize knowledge, create and modify solutions and evaluate results in a way that supports the work of individuals and groups in problem-solving situations.
Standard IV. All teachers communicate information in different formats and for diverse audiences.
Standard V. All teachers know how to plan, organize, deliver and evaluate instruction for all students that incorporates the effective use of current technology for teaching and integrating the Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) into the curriculum.
9. Campus STaR Chart Key Areas
Teaching and Learning
Educator Preparation and Development
Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support
Infrastructure for Technology
10. Campus Levels of ProgressEarly TechDeveloping TechnologyAdvanced TechnologyTarget Tech
11. 12. Burton Campus Star Three Year Summary
13. Where does Burton go from here?The data reflects three years a pattern of remaining consistent in all areas.How can the campus move to the next level of Advanced Technology?What role does each person on campus have in getting the campus to the next technological level?
14. At Burton we are wild about technology!!!