Students: Are You Ready for the Next Step?

Over the past several weeks, Help Desk students have been working on creating their digital career portfolios. Since the majority of Help Desk students are preparing to graduate and are heading off to college in the fall, I wanted to ensure they would be leaving Burlington High School with their first professional resume as well as…

Google Drive Signature

As part of Tuesday’s tech tip I have put together a Google Drive signature tutorial. This tutorial covers the step by step process of how to set up a signature in your mail account. The advantages of having an automatic signature in Gmail are: Allows you to look professional Gives people a better feel for who…

Help Desk Welcomes Chris Brogan

I am thrilled to announce that Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) will be spending the entire day at Burlington High School on Tuesday, April 1st. Chris is a sought-after nationally known keynote speaker, business consultant and a New York Times bestselling author. In 2012, Forbes noted that Chris’s blog, chrisbrogan.com, was ranked in the top 5 of…

Using Animoto in the Classroom

This easy-to-use and very functional presentation app allows you to turn your camera roll into stunning multimedia presentations. You can use your own music, photos, and videos in making a project that can be easily shared with family, friends, colleagues, etc. The Wall Street Journal called them “supercharged videos more akin to music videos than…

Aurasma Augmented Reality App

Editor’s Note: This post was authored by first-year Help Desk staff member Mira Mehdi, BHS Class of 2015. In addition to her involvement in the Help Desk, Mira is also a part of the BHS TED-Ed Club. Mira is an enthusiastic student who is proving to be a tremendous asset to the Help Desk program.…