This past Saturday at our third annual Parent University, I was fortunate to lead a short session on how parents can help support their kids in the development of healthy social media habits. During the session, I shared some of the ways I have monitored my 12-year old daughter’s use of her newly acquired iPhone […]
Did you know that Burlington Pubic Schools has a weekly Twitter Paper that is published each Monday highlighting the Tweets on our #bhschat hashtag from the previous week? So whether you use Twitter or not you can stay up to speed on the top tweets and blog posts that appear on our hashtag. Click on […]
Dealing with digital devices in the hands of our children is a constant struggle for so many parents. How long should we allow them to be online? How can we best monitor their activity? Should we just ban certain websites or apps? There is not a day that goes by that I don’t spend […]
The Massachusetts Teachers Association highlighted the great efforts of our Burlington teachers in the most recent edition of the MTA Today. You can check out the entire article here. The article on Burlington begins on page six.
Paper.li is a great resource to create a newspaper highlighting the feed from a Twitter hashtag. We have our own weekly edition from our Burlington Public Schools hashtag #BPSChat which you can check out below. If you would like to receive a weekly update by email, just click on the subscribe button on the top […]
We are excited to announce the creation of our district’s newest blog – Burlington Public Schools Blog. The word “Blog” in the title is actually used as a verb to represent all of the active bloggers throughout our school district. This space will be utilized to share a blog post daily from one of our […]
Thanks to BPS Director of Technology Integration Dennis Villano for the great overview of our Middle School 1:1 program that will begin next month! Marshall Simonds Middle School will soon be Burlington’s second full 1:1 school. The BPS EdTech and IT Teams have been preparing for the deployment to students. Here are some important details […]