Mr. Milton Mixes it Up with Explain Everything

Burlington High School Social Studies teacher Mike Milton is bringing innovation, creativity, and elements of digital citizenship into his classroom this year with an original Social Studies Digital Remix Project. As a talented digital mashup artist himself, Mr. Milton has been experimenting with photo editing for quite some time and for the 15-16 school year,…

Welcome BHS Class of 2019!

On behalf of the BHS Help Desk, I would like to welcome the Class of 2019 to Burlington High School! You are joining an incredible community of supportive teachers, administrators, and staff and we are all here to help you have a successful freshman year! Please do not hesitate to visit the Help Desk, located…

Leading with Learning & Student Voice at #NE1to1

Showcasing Burlington’s (and Beyond) Best and Brightest: Friday, April 10th was Burlington Public Schools annual New England 1:1 Summit and the second annual New England Student Showcase sponsored by the BPS EdTech Team. Once again, the focus of this professional development event was exactly where it should be: on student learning. This year’s event was held…

Translate, Thesaurus & Hello Sign: 3 Simple Docs Add-Ons

Editor’s Note: I’m pleased to introduce Nick Whitney’s first post and screencast on the Help Desk blog. In his first screencast, Nick demonstrates three different Add-Ons for Google Docs. I’m super proud of the time and effort Nick put into this assignment. The final result clearly demonstrates his commitment to producing a high quality and…

Help Desk Means Business

Editor’s note: As a former DECA advisor, it’s wonderful to see Help Desk students apply their tech savviness and knowledge of business and marketing through their participation in the BHS DECA program. For our readers who may not be familiar, DECA is an organization that “prepares emerging leaders and  entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance,…

Learning About Makerspaces from the Pros on #DLDay

Editor’s Note: The Burlington High School Help Desk’s Official Digital Learning Day activity was Help Desk Live-Episode 21 and featured makerspace experts Laura Fleming and Diana Rendina. Senior Cat Hoyt, a first year member of the Help Desk, facilitated the conversation.  As predicted in a previous post, “Amplifying Student Voice on Digital Learning Day,” Cat did an outstanding job leading…