Help Desk Live Episode 7: Drew Minock- Two Guys With iPads

Join us live on Friday, March 21st from 12:45 to 1:15 EST for episode 7 of Help Desk Live. We will be talking with Drew Minock, an enthusiastic elementary teacher, technology trainer, keynote speaker and co-founder of the blog Two Guys With iPads. We’ll talk with Drew about his commitment to providing educators with ideas…

Google Glass: Opening Eyes In All Fields

Editor’s Note: This is the second guest post from BHS students who have experimented with Google Glass. I’d like to point out that this post was the collaborative and voluntary effort of the students. After finding out that we had a pair of Google Glass, the students of Mr. Wood’s AP Biology class approached me…

Aurasma Augmented Reality App

Editor’s Note: This post was authored by first-year Help Desk staff member Mira Mehdi, BHS Class of 2015. In addition to her involvement in the Help Desk, Mira is also a part of the BHS TED-Ed Club. Mira is an enthusiastic student who is proving to be a tremendous asset to the Help Desk program.…

Vine in the Classroom

Vine for the Classroom: As I pointed out in my previous post covering Instagram in the classroom, there are many creative ways teachers can use various social media tools to motivate and engage their students. Today’s post covers the tool Vine. Vine is Twitter’s micro-video social network and is known primarily as an entertainment app,…

Connecting with the Chamber of Commerce

On Thursday, March 6th, three Burlington High School Help Desk students, juniors Nathan Rippin, Mira Mehdi, and Danny Piotti, had the opportunity to attend their first multi-Chamber of Commerce networking event at the Burlington Marriott Hotel. The evening began with a social media workshop led by a panel of experts and was designed to help…