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STaR Chart

 Overview of STaR
 State Results
 NeSmith Results 2008-2009
 Key Improvement Areas
 Resources
Overview of STaR
 STaR will tell each campus answer some
critical questions:
What are your campus’s and district’s current
educational technology profiles?
What evidence can be provided to demonstrate
their progress is meeting the goals of the Long
Range Plan for Technology?
What areas should your campus and district focus
on to improve the level of technology integration to
ensure the best possible teaching and learning for
all students?
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 STaR Chart can be used to:

Update the district’s technology plan.
Measure student and teacher proficiencies
Apply for grants.
Determine funding priorities.
State Results 2007-2008
NeSmith Results

Key Area I: Teaching and Learning
TL1 TL2 TL3 TL4 TL5 TL6 Total
Patterns of Frequency/ Content Area Technology Student Online Learning Total
Classroom Use Design of Connections Applications (TA) Master of
Instructional TEKS Technology
Setting Implementation Applications

2 2 3 2 2 2 13
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Key Area II: Educator Preparation and Development
EP1 EP2 EP3 EP4 EP5 EP6 Total
Professional Models of Capabilities of Access to Levels of Professional Total
Development professional Educators Professional Understanding Development
Experiences Development Development and Patterns of for Online
Use Learning

2 2 2 1 3 1 11
NeSmith Results continued…

Key Area III: Leadership, Administration, & Instructional

L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6 Total
Leadership and Planning Instructional Communication Budget Leadership and Total
Vision Support and Collaboration Support for
Online Learning

2 2 2 3 3 2 14
NeSmith Results continued…

Key Area IV: Infrastructure for Technology

Students per Internet access Other Technical Local Area Distance Total
computer Connectivity Classroom Support Network Wide Learning
speed Technology Area Network Capacity

2 3 2 2 2 2 13
NeSmith Results continued…

Key Area Summary & Classification

I. Teaching & Learning – Developing Tech
II. Educator Preparation – Developing Tech
III. Leadership, Admin. – Developing Tech
IV. Infrastructure – Developing Tech
Key Improvement Areas
 Educator Preparation and Development
Technology driven staff development
PD for Online Learning

 Teaching & Learning
Patterns of Classroom Use
 STaR Chart results are important to
school districts and individual campus to
develop stronger technology programs
for students.
 Results are based on Teacher and
Administrator Reports at the end of
every year.
 STaR Chart Instructional Materials