Free App Friday: Adobe Clip

Today is the first “Free App Friday” post where the Help Desk will highlight a new, free (and fun!) app that we feel is worth integrating into your 1:1 classroom. While Google Apps will continue to serve as our core group of applications for students and teachers, there are some powerful iPad apps which promote…

Help Desk Live-Episode 26: Leading Digital Change

Season Three of Help Desk Live premieres on Friday, September 18th at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Second year Help Desk staff member and TEDxYouth@BHS speaker Timmy Sullivan will facilitate a conversation about leading digital change in our schools with Dr. Marialice Curran, co-founder of the nation’s first Digital Citizenship Summit taking place on Saturday, October…

Chrome Extensions- Week of September 14th

Chrome extensions are an excellent way to extend the functionality of your Chrome web browser. Extensions can be accessed and added to Chrome through the Chrome Web Store. Extensions are FREE and do not require IT support. They can be easily enabled and disabled through your Chrome settings. Every Monday, I will be recommending three…

A Classroom to Notability Workflow Workaround

A large number of Burlington Public School teachers are using Google Classroom in conjunction with Notability for their digital workflow. Recently, many students have been experiencing difficulty opening PDF’s in Notability when using the Classroom iOS app. Some students are receiving messages to switch accounts while others are being taken to the home screen of…

Meet the 15-16 BHS Help Desk Staff!

It gives me great pleasure to formally introduce the 2015-2016 Help Desk staff. This year’s student geniuses are eager to apply their technology skills, knowledge, and experiences to assist the students, teachers, administrators, and staff of Burlington High School with any and all of their technology needs. This year’s Genius Bar crew has already been…