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Google Drive Tech Tips: Series I

First year Help Desk student John Vallerand will be featuring a weekly series of quick tech tips. Series I of Google Drive Tech Tips focus on Google Docs and include: 1. Creating a document in drive 2. Basic formatting tips 3. How to use a hanging indent for a bibliography page Creating a Google Doc:…

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3D Printing and Education

3D printing has been the recent technological craze of the past two years. And it is rightfully deserved, as 3D printing can solve the problems of mass production that ail us all. Shoes don’t fit you right? Print out a better insole. This kind of printing is available to higher-end companies in a variety of…

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Help Desk Live Episode 4: Google Visits BHS!

Join us for Help Desk Live Episode 4 Friday, February 28th from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. This week’s guest is Michael Westervelt who will be joining us from the Google office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This week’s show hosts will be Help Desk students Nick, Trevor, and Jake. Michael is an Account Manager at Google in large client…

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A Useful Guide to Google Drive

To further support Burlington’s use of Google Apps for Education, and specifically Google Drive, Help Desk has compiled a list of links that will take you straight to the source to learn about everything and anything related to Google Drive; Google’s Help Center. Below you will find direct access to how to’s for Google Docs, Presentations,…

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iMovie Filming Tips

In addition to the bi-monthly “How Do I Do That Sessions?” the BPS EdTech team is offering a new program for all Burlington Public School teachers to earn three hours of in-service credit: the App Explorer Challenge. The first challenge is to learn the iMovie iPad app. Completed projects are to be submitted to District Technology…

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Help Desk Live-Episode 3

Help Desk Live-Episode 3 is this Friday, February 14th from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. The link to this public event can be found here or you can watch the event stream live on YouTube (see video below) Help Desk is pleased to welcome Sara Dionne to Help Desk Live-Episode 3. Sara is a Senior Director, Talent Operations for Comcast Cable…

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac, PC, and Chromebooks

Editor’s Note: I am pleased to introduce first year Help Desk staff member junior Danny Piotti. Danny’s introduction to Help Desk began last Friday when he served as co-host of Help Desk Live-Episode 2. This week, Danny is making his first contribution to the Help Desk blog by providing a useful guide on keyboard shortcuts…