“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: 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…

The Maker Studio at BHS Help Desk

This past March, BHS Help Desk student Cat Hoyt connected with Laura Fleming and Diana Rendina on Digital Learning Day and learned about their successful makerspace programs. Since then, the BHS Help Desk students have been busy designing a makerspace of their own. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the BHS Art Department, specifically art…

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…

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,…