Drone Tutorial/Video Series and MassCUE

Since we received the MassCUE grant to purchase drones last spring, we’ve been very busy learning about their capabilities and trying different things with coding, flying, and recording. We’ve made a series of videos on coding, safety, piloting, photo/video settings, and a creative Christmas tale on drones. We’ve also started working with classes like physics…

Meet the 2018-2019 First Semester Staff!

The first weeks of Help Desk this year have been very busy. We’re building on the great work we did with our drone grant project as well as our various coding and robotics projects. I’m excited to be working with all our new students this semester, and am thrilled to have Gati Aher, Lucas Bradley,…

AI Chatbot Presentation at ISTE 2018

This past semester, the BHS Help Desk and Ms. Tyrrell’s Exploring Computer Science classes were fortunate to be selected by ISTE (The International Society for Technology in Education) to pilot an AI (Artificial Intelligence) Chatbot curriculum. This pilot was made possible through ISTE’s partnership with General Motors. We are doing a poster session at the…

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…