Making Homework Meaningful…

Burlington High School World Language Department Chair Renee Dacey has taken her homework assignments to the next level! Rather than assign a standard worksheet, which few if any students find engaging or motivating, Mrs. Dacey recently assigned her students a homework assignment which allowed them to create their own original, digital content. The iOS application…

December Teacher Profile-Renee Dacey

We are pleased to feature World Language Department Head Renee Dacey as our Teacher Profile for the month of December. Mrs. Dacey has been teaching in a 1:1 iPad classroom for the past four years. Thanks to her leadership, the entire World Language Department at BHS has embraced using the iPad in the classroom and…

Free App Friday: “How Hudl Changes the Game”

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Josh Boulos Hudl is an app that allows teams to watch film on their performance which ultimately contributes tremendously towards team improvement. It allows players to even trim plays and make their own highlights which is exactly what I did to…

Zap! Boom! Pow! A Book Creator iOS Update

On October 11th, Book Creator released a relatively significant update to its iOS application. Here in Burlington, teachers of many content areas and grade levels love Book Creator as it lends itself well to project-based learning, and they are very excited about this update! From high school level Anatomy courses to fifth-grade social studies classes, Book…

Free App Friday: MyHomework

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog on BHS Help Desk senior Don Boermeester  MyHomework The app MyHomework in my eyes is the best planner app in the app store to this date. It works for Mac, iPad and iPhone and some other devices. I have three teachers that use Classroom and another…

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on boulostech.weebly.com, the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Josh Boulos. Book Creator Tutorial Steps Book Creator is a foundational app for Burlington High School students that allows users to easily make fun books fast and efficiently. It is a versatile app that can be extremely helpful for students…