PowToon: Presentations with a Punch!

Looking for a way to engage your students? Need an intuitive tool to flip a lesson? Tired of the same old static presentations that do little to challenge your students’ creative thinking? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to give PowToon Edu a try. Visit the Chrome Web Store to launch this powerful,…

Screencasting Best Practices

Over the past week, Help Desk students have been busy managing walk-in visits to the Help Desk from students along with their first formal and relatively structured assignment. A major aspect of the Help Desk curriculum requires students to create tutorials demonstrating the use and functionality of various web tools and applications. Because most students…

YiK Yak: More Like Yik Yuck

This post originally appeared on the blog of Dan Pais, a BHS senior. Dan is a student athlete and leader, member of DECA, Best Buddies, and the TED ED Club. He is a first year team member of the Help Desk program. His post below has an important and powerful lesson on what it means…

App to Potentially Revamp BHS Help Desk

Three years since the BHS 1:1 iPad initiative was first put into action, there has been very little discrepancy over the fact that the integration of technology at BHS has done wonders for both students and staff in terms convenience and efficiency.  However, simply because the initiative has yielded positive results and has impacted student…

Flowboard: Create & Publish Interactive Presentations from the iPad

Flowboard is a free app for the iPad (also works on the web) that allows you to create interactive, multimedia presentations. Through simple touch gestures, you can add images, text and video to create a highly visual and engaging presentation or tell a powerful digital story. Flowboard is filled with loads of great features and students will…