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I am NOT a Barbie Girl!

The following post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Kristin Johnson I AM NOT A BARBIE GIRL Almost every little girl growing up was given a Barbie doll, whether it was a princess, an everyday, or a career doll,  society has influenced girls to strive to fit the model of a Barbie Doll.…

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The BHS Morning Show

Missed this morning’s announcements? No problem! Thanks to the power of Google Hangouts on Air you can now watch an archive of the BHS announcements on our YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe for the latest news and updates! Tune in below to find out what’s going on at BHS. Announcements are brought to you by…

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CMTC: Utilizing Student Genius

This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS junior Timmy Sullivan CMTC: UTILIZING STUDENT GENIUS On Wednesday, December 3rd, I was privileged to speak in front of educators and technology integrators about Burlington High School’s Help Desk: a student-run genius bar. The presentation was held in New Hampshire at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. Here, hundreds of…

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The Hour of Code at Burlington Public Schools

Burlington Public Schools is excited for next week’s Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is a global event designed to inspire students of all ages to learn the basics of computer science through engaging and interactive coding tutorials. The BPS Edtech team is encouraging teachers and students throughout the entire district to complete at…

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Paperless Presentations with Padlet

Padlet, formerly known as Wall Wisher, is a device agnostic, interactive technology tool and is an excellent way for students to share multimedia presentations not only with their classmates and teacher, but with a global audience. Students simply copy and paste the URL of their presentation to the Padlet wall and the teacher can then…