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Organize & Showcase Your Skills with Re.Vu

Editor’s Note: this post originally appeared on the blog of Nikhil Thakkar. Nikhil is a senior and first year member of the Help Desk. Nikhil, as with the rest of the BHS Help Desk staff, effectively troubleshoots devices and can solve many technical problems. However, he also assists with meaningful integration of technology in the…

Leading with Learning & Student Voice at #NE1to1

Showcasing Burlington’s (and Beyond) Best and Brightest: Friday, April 10th was Burlington Public Schools annual New England 1:1 Summit and the second annual New England Student Showcase sponsored by the BPS EdTech Team. Once again, the focus of this professional development event was exactly where it should be: on student learning. This year’s event was held…

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Notability: More Than Just Notes

Help Desk Live Episode 22 features Ginger Labs, makers of the app Notability. Join your host, BHS junior and first year Help Desk staff member Timmy Sullivan, and learn why Notability is so much more than a simple note taking app!

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Translate, Thesaurus & Hello Sign: 3 Simple Docs Add-Ons

Editor’s Note: I’m pleased to introduce Nick Whitney’s first post and screencast on the Help Desk blog. In his first screencast, Nick demonstrates three different Add-Ons for Google Docs. I’m super proud of the time and effort Nick put into this assignment. The final result clearly demonstrates his commitment to producing a high quality and…

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Help Desk Means Business

Editor’s note: As a former DECA advisor, it’s wonderful to see Help Desk students apply their tech savviness and knowledge of business and marketing through their participation in the BHS DECA program. For our readers who may not be familiar, DECA is an organization that “prepares emerging leaders and  entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance,…

Tech Savvy Parenting-Branching Out STEM to STEAM (2)

Branching Out with STEM: Parent Tech Night

The March Tech Savvy Parenting night provided Burlington families with information on the benefits of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. A wide array of STEM resources and links for students of all grade levels were shared by members of the BPS Edtech team. Parents learned about the Burlington Public Schools STEM curriculum, as…