Student Blogs: 2014-2015

Each BHS Help Desk student maintains his or her own blog which chronicles their learning experiences in the program. A central component of the individual blog is the weekly reflection. Weekly reflections are a summary of the skills and knowledge each student is developing throughout the course. Students are asked to identify and analyze situations…

Help Desk Team Member Spotlight: Cat Hoyt & Dan Pais

Today’s Help Desk Team Member Spotlight is on Cat Hoyt and Dan Pais, both current seniors and first year Help Desk team members. In addition to their love of technology and willingness to help students and teachers with technology integration, both Cat and Dan have very impressive resumes. Dan manages the BHS Varsity boys Soccer…

Help Desk Team Member Spotlight: TJ Horgan

Today’s Help Desk Team Member Spotlight is on senior TJ Horgan. TJ brings technology experience and knowledge to Help Desk as well as strong leadership skills. He is currently the President of the Student Council Executive Board, the National Honor Society and is also the Editor-In-Chief of the BHS paper “The Devil’s Advocate.” He’s also…

Getting Pics From Drive to Blogger, on a Chromebook

This post originally appeared on Ben Schersten’s blog Getting Pics From Drive to Blogger, on a Chromebook Posted on September 16, 2014 If you’ve ever tried to get pictures from your Google Drive to your (Google-owned) Blogger blog, you know that it can be a hassle. All the Google apps seem to play well together, except Blogger.…

Help Desk Team Member Spotlight: Mira Mehdi

Mira is entering her second year as a member of the Burlington High School Student Technology Integration and Innovation course. She joined the program last January and quickly established herself as the resident iMovie expert. In addition, she experimented with Google Glass, the augmented reality app Aurasma, and offered her perspective on Chrome versus Safari.…