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…

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…

There’s An App For That!

Recently, Help Desk students were assigned one of their last major projects for the first semester. The project, “There’s An App For That,” asked students to select a specific content area and research a minimum of five, free iOS applications that teachers or students could integrate in the classroom for teaching and learning. Next, students…