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…

Chrome Extensions of the Week-Thanksgiving Edition

Since we have taken several weeks off from posting Extensions of the Week, this post is our “Chrome Extension Thanksgiving Mega Edition” and features 20 extensions for students and teachers to try. Enjoy! Chrome Tips Beta– Beginner to advanced tips to help you get the most out of Chrome Explain and Send Screenshots- Capture a webpage,…

VOTE BURLINGTON FOR THE FOLLETT CHALLENGE!

Editor’s note: The post below originally appeared on BHS Help Desk Senior Cat Hoyt. At the end of the post, I have embedded the video which Cat created for her 20% time project. I am incredibly proud of the initiative Cat took to create this video. She dedicated many hours of filming and editing to…

CMTC: Utilizing Student Genius

This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS junior Timmy Sullivan CMTC: UTILIZING STUDENT GENIUS On Wednesday, December 3rd, I was privileged to speak in front of educators and technology integrators about Burlington High School’s Help Desk: a student-run genius bar. The presentation was held in New Hampshire at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. Here, hundreds of…

Help Desk Live Season 2: Episode 15

In the debut episode of Help Desk Live-Season 2, Episode 15, Hammad Sadiq, a first-year senior member of the Help Desk had the exciting opportunity to interview Rod Keller, the President of Segway Inc. Mr. Keller is a veteran executive with an extensive background in sales and marketing. Keller held executive roles at global technology organizations including…