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Texas STaR Chart Using data to improve instruction in technology Gerardo Leal, HISD 2009


Agenda • Brief introduction and background info on STaR • The Four Domains • District Data • Campus Data • Where can I access this info? • In a nutshell


What is STaR? • Stands for School Technology and Readiness • An assessment tool developed around the four key areas of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology (TLRPT). • Designed to help schools and district improve their progress in meeting the goals of the TLRPT.


What is STaR? • Helps to identify needs for professional development and in meeting research based instructional goals. • Helps to measure the current strengths and weaknesses of the district and campus.


Four Domains of the TLRPT • Teaching and Learning • Educator Preparation and Development • Leadership Administration and Instructional Support • Infrastructure for Technology


District Data 2007-2008


Campus Data 2008-2009


Online Links to StaR Info and TLRPT • http://starchart.esc12.net/

• http:// www.tea.state.tx.us/technology/lrpt/lrpt_lrpt.ht


In a Nutshell • The Star chart is a useful tool that will help us to improve our way of teaching technology. • Campus and district goals can be aligned to meet the needs of students and the goals of the Texas Long Range Plan for Technology. • Continuous self examination will result in continuous improvement and excellence.

STaR Chart  

using STaR chart to improve teaching.

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