Screencastify Guide by Mr. Milton

History teacher Michael Milton asked the Help Desk for something that would work with Chromebooks to screen record and work similarly to Explain Everything on iPads. We suggested Screencastify and he actually put together a handy guide for us all to use. Thanks Mr. Milton!

Video Conference with 3D Game Artist Dan Kamentsky

This conversation actually took place last Fall, but we finally got clearance to post it. Dan Kamentsky spoke with some BHS Help Desk students who have been working on game design. Mr. Kamentsky works with the company Cloud Imperium. The company has been working on a game called Star Citizen which you can read about…

2018 Second Semester Blogs and Sites

Here are the second semester blogs and websites for my new students (with the exception of a couple we’ll be adding very soon). There’s a lot going on with the Help Desk with our drone grant and other things we’ve been working on and discussing in class. Many of these students may have additional class…

MassCUE Grant (SOARing with Drones in Education)

I’m thrilled to announce that Burlington was recently selected for a MassCUE (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators) grant which we are using for drone projects in the district. The list of recipients can be found here. The theme of our grant is “SOARing with Drones in Education.” The SOAR model comes from an ISTE (International Society for…

Meet the 2017-2018 Second Semester Staff!

I’m excited to introduce a new group of students for second semester. We have a very diverse group of students whose interests include business, engineering, programming, and robotics. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know a couple of these students this year because one of them (Gati Aher) is the CAD design leader of…