We Hosted A 1:1 Visit Today

Thanks to BPS Mobile Learning Coach Jennifer Scheffer for all of the planning for today’s program to discuss our 1:1 efforts at Burlington High School. The slides from the presentation are below along with a brief Storify of the morning with our guests. As is the norm, our students and staff were tremendous with theirContinue reading “We Hosted A 1:1 Visit Today”

Top Posts #10 – Our School’s Apple School Profile Video

As I look to unplug a bit during the first week of summer vacation, I am continuing to repost my top posts from last year. Below is #10 which was first posted last month.   My daily google alerts notified me that the school profile video of Burlington High School posted on Apple’s Education pageContinue reading “Top Posts #10 – Our School’s Apple School Profile Video”

A Great Website From Ms. Gould’s AP Psychology Students

I received an e-mail this week from Shannon Murray, a senior in Ms. Gould’s AP Psychology class.  Here’s an excerpt from the e-mail: As part of our final course project this year, my AP Psychology class has constructed a website intended to help adolescents in Burlington (and hopefully beyond) through mental health situations that studentsContinue reading “A Great Website From Ms. Gould’s AP Psychology Students”

Another Example of How Building A Network Benefits Students

One of the exciting things about our high school (and school system) establishing a digital presence has been the doors that have been opened for staff and students to connect with others and build their own learning networks.  The video above is the most recent example, featuring Hannah Lienhard a sophomore at BHS. Hannah andContinue reading “Another Example of How Building A Network Benefits Students”

Edweek Highlights Burlington’s EdTech Efforts

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 The video above appeared on Education Week’s Digital Directions Website back at the beginning of February.  We are certainly fortunate to be gaining this type of recognition nationally for the phenomenal efforts that staff members have made to integrate technological resources into their classrooms.

A Touching Gesture By BHS Wrestler Steven Giampapa Making News

http://WFXT.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=871461;hostDomain=www.myfoxboston.com;playerWidth=550;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=8299497;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlayBoston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston I am glad that the feel-good story of the week is coming from Burlington! BHS junior Steven Giampapa has been making news this week for his kindness towards a fellow wrestler from Wakefield. Steven went up against Danny Gill, a sophomore who was wrestling in hisContinue reading “A Touching Gesture By BHS Wrestler Steven Giampapa Making News”

Answering Questions About iPads In Burlington

English: iPad with on display keyboard (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We have gotten a lot of inquiries about iPads in Burlington since deploying over 1,000 iPads at our high school in the fall of 2011. As we continue plans for a February deployment at our Middle School and work with pilots at our elementary schools itContinue reading “Answering Questions About iPads In Burlington”

Edutopia Blog Highlights Work of BPS First Grade Teachers

A blog post by Andy Marcinek went up on Edutopia’s Site this week highlighting the efforts two Burlington Public Schools First Grade teachers have made this year to integrate technology into their classrooms. The two teachers, Irene Farmer from Francis Wyman and Erin Guanci from Pine Glen, are part of our first grade iPad pilotContinue reading “Edutopia Blog Highlights Work of BPS First Grade Teachers”

Daniel Russell – Google Apps For Education New England Summit – Speaker Profile #2

We are excited to host the first ever Google Apps for Education New England Summit here at BHS on November 3 and 4.  The list of speakers has been finalized for the weekend and its is an amazing group that you will not want to miss.  My second speaker profile of the two mazing keynotes is focusedContinue reading “Daniel Russell – Google Apps For Education New England Summit – Speaker Profile #2”

What Can BHS Student Help Desk Do For You?

Originally posted on the BPSEdtech Website: Do you need instant tech support? Have a quick question about something related to Google Apps? Need a quick fix? Look no further than the BHS Student Help Desk Blog. This blog is quickly evolving into the preeminent resource for all your education technology needs in the Burlington community.Continue reading “What Can BHS Student Help Desk Do For You?”