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IOS 9.3, is it really Worth the Download?

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk student Quentin Inglis.  IOS 9.3 has been released and comes with many new features. Apple’s Classroom app was also announced recently.Each have their benefits which will significantly make many things easier. Pros, however, always come with cons. Let’s take a look at the…

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12 Students Speak Out About Digital Citizenship

Editor’s Note: Recently, Dr. Marialice Curran shared the article “8 Ways Kids Are Using Instagram to Bully” via Twitter along with a challenge to schools nationwide to provide a rebuttal. I decided to take Marialice up on this challenge. I assigned the Help Desk students of Burlington High School to read the article and write a…

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Free App Friday: Snapchat

This week’s Free App Friday recommendation is Snapchat. Yes, Snapchat! We are thrilled to be launching a brand new district-wide Snapchat account and encourage all students, teachers, and parents who are Snapchat users to add us as a friend. Our Snapchat user name is burly_schools. If you are not currently active on Snapchat, fear not!…

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Seesaw: A Way to Connect With Students and Parents

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Chandler Joyce. Seesaw is an app designed for teachers of all grades and subjects. Seesaw allows teachers to connect with not only students, but parents too. Through this app, teachers create classrooms for each of their classes and this enables students to create…

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Pic Play Post

Today’s free app Friday features Pic Play Post. This app allows you to easily combine, edit and share collages that contain both photos, gifs, videos, and music. It can be used on both the iPad and iPhone. Pic Play Post could be used across disciplines and grade levels. For example, in a science class, a…

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WBZ News Visits The Help Desk!

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Josh Boulos. The Help Desk was buzzing last week as every member prepared for the arrival of the news station WBZ who was coming to get a better look at what the Burlington High School Help Desk really is. The report…