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  1. What Is STaR Chart? And Why Should I Care? By Kathy Wade

  2. What Is STaR Chart? • Data regarding our use of technology • Covers 4 areas of technology • Questionnaire at the beginning of the year • Correlates with the Long Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020 • To see the Long Range Plan click here

  3. Why Should I Care? • Aligns with NCLB • Sets goals for teacher and student use of technology • Will shape the future of our classrooms • Determines a lot of our professional development

  4. STaR Chart Data--DHS Return to What is Star Chart? To see more STaR Chart data, click here

  5. Teaching/Learning • Students fully engaged in learning process • Equalize the learning environment • Technology integration transforms the teaching process • Students are active participants in the learning process

  6. Educator Preparation and Development “Teachers must be able to prepare students for their future in a manner that assures that all students will not simply survive, but truly thrive in the world that awaits them.”

  7. Educator Preparation and Development • Provide educators with skills to transform teaching and learning • Preparation systems model the appropriate use of technology • Ongoing professional development

  8. Leadership, Administration and Instructional Support • Model use of technology • Take a leadership role in assuming others use technology as well • Serve as a catalyst for change • Envision, fund, and assess the use of technology

  9. Infrastructure for Technology • High speed, anytime, anywhere connectivity • Safe, secure, flexible, scalable, and reliable • Skilled individuals available • ensure reliability of equipment and • support effective uses of technology

  10. What Does This Mean for Me? Expect: • Incorporation of project-based learning in C-scope lesson plans • Professional development related to using technology and integrating technology use • Administrators open to new ideas that involve all students using technology • Appropriate hardware and software available for your classroom needs Return to beginning

  11. References • Long-Range Plan for Technology, 2006-2020, http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/LRPTCompleteDec06.pdf • Texas STaR Chart, http://starchart.esc12.net/