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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…

2016 Help Desk staff (1)

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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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…

Google Me-I Dare You

“Buscame por Google- Se Reto” (Google Me- I Dare You)

Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on the blog of Timmy Sullivan Representing student voice at this year’s past EdCamp Global Classroom event was an absolute privilege. As my first publicly available Spanish presentation, I was a bit nervous as to how the night would turn out. However, gaining the support of my teachers, friends,…

Apple Vs. Microsoft

Apple Vs. Microsoft: A Customer Service Exposé

Editor’s Note: This post was part of the Help Desk students’ Customer Service Analysis assignment. This post originally appeared on the blog of senior Caroline Akerley. Apple Vs. Microsoft: A Customer Service Exposé On Sunday, January 21, fellow Help Desk member Chandler Joyce and I ventured into the Burlington Mall in the hopes of exposing customer…

Presenting at the First National Digital Citizenship Summit

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of Timmy Sullivan Digital Citizenship Best Practices for College and Career Ready Students: An Inside Look at the Digital Citizenship Summit Having just arrived home from presenting at the nation’s first Digital Citizenship Summit, I am eager to share the highlights of today’s event. Unfortunately, I arrived a…