Updating to iOS 8.1

The iOS 8.1 upgrade for the iPad 2 and 4 is now available for all students and teachers at BHS. It’s important to update your device since most apps are looking for updates to meet iOS 8.1. The failure to update may start to cause issues with apps and functionality. The Help Desk is open every…

Confidence to Create & Connect at #MassCue2014

Confidence to Connect  Last Thursday, ten BHS Help Desk students attended the annual Mass CUE Conference at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. For most students, this was the first time they had ever attended an educational technology conference. Based on their reflections of the day (linked at the bottom of this post) as well as…

Escape to Edscape: BHS Help Desk Student Reflections

Presentation season for Burlington High School Help Desk students has begun!   Our first presentation, “Utilizing Student Genius: Creating a Student Tech Team,” was Saturday, October 18th at Edscape 2014 in New Milford, New Jersey. Three senior members of the Help Desk, Michael Seleman, Manas Purohit, and Nathan Rippin, attended the conference and represented the BHS…

Google Classroom: It Just Keeps Getting Better

Staying true to their promise to listen to teacher feedback, Google recently announced several updates to Google Classroom. These updates include: Groups integration If you use Google Groups, you now have the ability to pre-populate your students in Classroom using your existing Google Groups. This makes adding students to your Classes even faster (as if…