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Help Desk Showcased at Learn Launch’s Classrooms of the Future

Last Friday, January 22nd Help Desk seniors Timmy Sullivan, Josh Boulos, Don Boermeester and junior Kevin Lynch traveled to Harvard Business School in Cambridge where they had the privilege to participate in Learn Launch’s Classrooms of the Future, a showcase of sixteen schools delivering progressive and unique learning opportunities for students. Timmy Sullivan encouraged conference attendees to…

There's An App for That

There’s An App For That!

Recently, Help Desk students were assigned one of their last major projects for the first semester. The project, “There’s An App For That,” asked students to select a specific content area and research a minimum of five, free iOS applications that teachers or students could integrate in the classroom for teaching and learning. Next, students…

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Making Homework Meaningful…

Burlington High School World Language Department Chair Renee Dacey has taken her homework assignments to the next level! Rather than assign a standard worksheet, which few if any students find engaging or motivating, Mrs. Dacey recently assigned her students a homework assignment which allowed them to create their own original, digital content. The iOS application…

BHS Alumni artists

BHS Alumni Artist Day is this Friday!

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Art Teacher Christina Chang.  We have an all-star line up for Friday’s 8th Annual Artist Alumni Day. From fashion designers, to architects and graphic designers you will be impressed by the wonderful talented artists who graduated from Burlington High School. The schedule is below…

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10 Apps for Mid-Year Reviews

With mid-year exams only two weeks away, the BPS EdTech Team wanted to share 10 different technology tools that can help students review course content AND have fun while doing so. Each of the tools mentioned below are FREE and can be easily shared with students through Google Classroom or your class website, blog, or Wikispace. If…

Help Desk Live-Episode 30

Help Desk Live Episode 30-Open Education Resources

Episode 30 of Help Desk Live features former BPS EdTech Team member and current U.S. Open Education Advisor Andy Marcinek. The conversation, co-hosted by Help Desk student Don Boermeester, centered around the use of open education resources as well as Creative Commons and the U.S. Office of EdTech’s initiative to help school districts nation wide “Go Open.” Andy…