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Podcasts are Essential to Learning!

Editor’s Note: This post, co-authored by Caroline Akerley, Chandler Joyce, and Adam Princiotta, originally appeared on the blog of Adam Princiotta. Podcasts A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by…

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iPads are a MAJOR Distraction

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS senior Chandler Joyce. …Or at least it was four years ago As my high school career is coming to an end, I’ve done a lot of reflecting on grades, sports, friends, and all of my experiences. Over the past four years I’ve had my…

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A Closer Look at Touchcast: The Camera & Effects Feature

Editor’s Note: The following two Touchcast tutorials originally appeared on the blog of BHS junior Dharini Kapadia. In the first tutorial, Dharini provides an in-depth look at the camera tool in Touchcast, including how to use the teleprompter. In the second tutorial, Dharini explains how to use the effects feature in Touchcast and how it…

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Shortcuts for Feedback in Google Docs

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Josh Boulos In this Edtech tutorial, I explain the importance of this awesome new tool that I discovered with Google Docs! This tool will come in handy for teachers who constantly find themselves giving the same comments to all their students…

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Snapchat 101: A Guide For Educators

The Burlington High School Help Desk is thrilled to be teaming up with Marialice Curran, and the rest of the digital citizenship moderation team, and is sponsoring the new challenge-based digital citizenship Twitter chats. Rather than the typical monthly chat, we have decided to “go rogue.” We are going to stop simply talking about digital…