Tech Updates for the Beginning of School

Welcome back! While it has been a challenging time, we hope everyone had a restful and healthy summer. We are back and working hard at the Help Desk during the first couple of weeks of school. It’s been great to see students again, but one of our challenges is keeping our work environment safe. We…

Google Classroom and Hangouts Meet Update

We hope everyone is staying healthy and safe during the extended closure. Distance learning is a challenge, and we were asked by a teacher to create a video to help the school community get up to speed with Google Classroom and to learn about the new Hangouts Meet feature built into Google Classroom. Thanks to…

Drone Tutorial/Video Series and MassCUE

Since we received the MassCUE grant to purchase drones last spring, we’ve been very busy learning about their capabilities and trying different things with coding, flying, and recording. We’ve made a series of videos on coding, safety, piloting, photo/video settings, and a creative Christmas tale on drones. We’ve also started working with classes like physics…

Reflections on the MassCUE Conference

We were honored to present at the MassCUE (Computer Using Educators) Conference on October 25th at Gillette Stadium. Anusha Datar from the Class of 2017 joined seniors Nirmal Patel and Melanie Thibodeau to demonstrate some of the projects we have worked on during the past year. Unfortunately Eddie Reis from the Class of 2017 could…

Student Blogs 2017-2018

I’m pleased to announce our student blogs for the first semester of the 2017-2018. Most of the students on the BHS Help Desk have had some experience creating blogs in other classes, but we have a few who are beginners. The students had their choice of using whatever platform they wished, and some of those…