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…

Reflections on the MassCUE Conference

We were honored to present at the MassCUE (Computer Using Educators) Conference on October 25th at Gillette Stadium. Anusha Datar from the Class of 2017 joined seniors Nirmal Patel and Melanie Thibodeau to demonstrate some of the projects we have worked on during the past year. Unfortunately Eddie Reis from the Class of 2017 could…

Student Blogs 2017-2018

I’m pleased to announce our student blogs for the first semester of the 2017-2018. Most of the students on the BHS Help Desk have had some experience creating blogs in other classes, but we have a few who are beginners. The students had their choice of using whatever platform they wished, and some of those…