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Creative Student Genius Continues: A New Look for Help Desk Live

The 2014-2015 Burlington High School Help Desk staff continues to produce exemplary work and today’s post serves as yet another example of student creative genius and innovation. After only a brief consultation regarding giving the 2014-2015 Help Desk Live logo a fresh new look, as well as the creation of a brand new introductory trailer to…

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Introduction to Dropbox: A Video Tutorial Series

The following Dropbox video tutorials originally appeared on the blog of Dipen Patel. Dipen is a senior and first-year member of the BHS Help Desk. If you are new to Dropbox, check out this great list of features! Installing Dropbox on Mac OS X To begin my Dropbox tutorial series, I walk through the process of…

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Tech Savvy Parenting: November Event

I am pleased to announce the BPS Edtech November Tech Savvy Parenting Night: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH 5:30-7:30 Converting to the Cloud Converting to the Cloud is the November BPS “Digital Bootcamp Series” event and is designed to educate K-12 parents on the latest trends in educational technology. MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR: Tuesday, November 18th Library Commons…

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Paperless Parent-Teacher Conferences with Google Forms & Sheets

Thanks to Google Forms and Google Spreadsheets, as well as two powerful Add-Ons in Forms, teachers can now schedule parent/teacher conferences in minutes. Not only does using Google Apps save you paper, it is much more organized and efficient. The video tutorial embedded below walks you through the process, start to finish. If you prefer…

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Updating to iOS 8.1

The iOS 8.1 upgrade for the iPad 2 and 4 is now available for all students and teachers at BHS. It’s important to update your device since most apps are looking for updates to meet iOS 8.1. The failure to update may start to cause issues with apps and functionality. The Help Desk is open every…

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Confidence to Create & Connect at #MassCue2014

Confidence to Connect  Last Thursday, ten BHS Help Desk students attended the annual Mass CUE Conference at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. For most students, this was the first time they had ever attended an educational technology conference. Based on their reflections of the day (linked at the bottom of this post) as well as…