Podcasts are Essential to Learning!

Editor’s Note: This post, co-authored by Caroline Akerley, Chandler Joyce, and Adam Princiotta, originally appeared on the blog of Adam Princiotta. Podcasts A podcast is a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or portable media player, typically available as a series, new installments of which can be received by…

Apple Classroom Competes For a Spot in Your Classroom

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Caroline Akerley As iOS 9.3 rolls out, one question remains in my mind: How will these updates change the way iPads are used in the classroom? While many previous updates have been geared towards benefiting the everyday user, iOS 9.3 is…

Seesaw: A Way to Connect With Students and Parents

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Chandler Joyce. Seesaw is an app designed for teachers of all grades and subjects. Seesaw allows teachers to connect with not only students, but parents too. Through this app, teachers create classrooms for each of their classes and this enables students to create…

Pic Play Post

Today’s free app Friday features Pic Play Post. This app allows you to easily combine, edit and share collages that contain both photos, gifs, videos, and music. It can be used on both the iPad and iPhone. Pic Play Post could be used across disciplines and grade levels. For example, in a science class, a…

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…