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Aurasma, Google Glass, & iMovie App Smash

Working with augmented reality and Google Glass to create innovative, digital products for both the BHS Fashion and Art Show was amazing. It gave the end user an exciting, interactive experience. And the finished projects were even better than I had hoped. Combining the physical and digital worlds For the Art Show, I worked with an app…

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Help Desk Live Episode 9: Student Tech Teams

Join us for Help Desk Live Episode 9  today from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. as we talk student-run tech teams. Our guests will be Cyndy Engvall who serves as the Tech Integration Specialist at Grafton High in Grafton, Massachusetts, along with her student Jessica who serves on the Grafton High Tech Force. This episode will give…

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Important Messages From Chris Brogan

Tuesday, April 1st Chris Brogan spent the entire day at Burlington High School. During each of the seven periods he presented, Chris spoke to an audience of approximately 75 to 100 students. This was the second year in a row I had the chance to hear from Chris and observe first hand the impact he…

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Help Desk Welcomes Chris Brogan

I am thrilled to announce that Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) will be spending the entire day at Burlington High School on Tuesday, April 1st. Chris is a sought-after nationally known keynote speaker, business consultant and a New York Times bestselling author. In 2012, Forbes noted that Chris’s blog, chrisbrogan.com, was ranked in the top 5 of…

Who Needs PowerPoint When You Can Use Haiku Deck

Editor’s Note: shortly after publishing this post, I received an email from the team at Haiku Deck with several links to help you transition from PowerPoint to Haiku Deck including: Our 10 Step Process for Remaking a PowerPoint in Haiku Deck How To Import PowerPoint or Keynote Slides into Haiku Deck How To Incorporate Video into…

Practical Application of 3D Printing

This week we worked on creating a 3D model for a card holder as a follow up for the 3D printing post that we published earlier. We already have a generic plain card holder in the Help Desk room, but we wanted to spice things up and make a custom Help Desk one. I imported…

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Help Desk Live: Episode 8

This week marks our eighth episode of Help Desk Live! This episode, like several previous episodes, will focus on topics related to digital citizenship including digital communication, digital etiquette, and digital footprints. Join us on Friday, March 28th from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. as we discuss how students can use social media to build their…