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Create Google Presentations on the iPad…Sort Of

When I heard the news late yesterday that the ability to CREATE a Google Slide presentation was finally released for the iPad and iPhone I was ecstatic. I, along with many other educational technology integrators, had been waiting for this capability for months, especially those of us working in 1:1 iPad schools that are also…

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GAFE Reference Guides

Have a question about Google Apps? Of course you can Google your question and search for the answer, however Google’s education training center provides in-depth reference guides covering all of their apps. Below, are links to detailed walkthroughs of Drive and Docs, Gmail, Calendar, and Sites. Each guide contains step by step directions and screenshots,…

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Google Apps for Education

Burlington Public Schools is entering its fourth year as a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) district. All students and teachers have access to a powerful suite of web-based, collaboration, creativity, and communication tools including: Drive & Docs (Forms, Sheets, Slides, & Drawings) Sites & Blogger Gmail & Calendar Classroom And although we are a 1:1…

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The #Selfie: Passing Trend, or Here to Stay?

Editor’s Note: A special thanks to guest blogger Amy Williams, a journalist from California, mother of two teenagers, and positive parenting activist, for sharing her perspective on the latest social media craze: the selfie. A recent episode of 20/20 highlighted this growing trend and uncovered the extreme lengths some people go to in order to…

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Discover, Share, & Connect with CourseKicker

The BPS Edtech team is thrilled to have Paul Henderson, co-founder of CourseKicker, joining us for our summer Edcamp Series. Engage Your Students and Build Your PLN with CourseKicker In the field of education, collaboration is powerful. Now, thanks to social media, it’s possible to connect and share with others globally. Whether you’re searching for…