Engage Students with Interlace

In Help Desk Live Episode 20, senior Nathan Rippin interviews Eric Coopey, founder of the interactive web tool Interlace. Nathan also speaks with Gary Garber a physics teacher at Boston University Academy and early adopter of Interlace.

Create Engaging, “Lean Forward” Video Lessons with Zaption

Today, the BPS Edtech Team hosted its first of four summer Edcamps. We are fortunate to have Zaption, a San Francisco based tech startup, sponsoring each of these Edcamps and we are excited about their new interactive video product. An Overview of Zaption: “Zaption helps educators turn video into a personalized, interactive learning experience. Teachers…

Bring Videos To Life With eduCanon

Video in the Classroom Many teachers incorporate video both in and outside of the classroom for instructional purposes. When integrated effectively, videos can be a powerful instructional tool. Video can also be used to engage and motivate students, promote critical thinking, and spark lively classroom or online discussions. And of course, the integration of video…

“Oh I forgot!” Use Remind101 & Never Hear That Again!

Senior Help Desk Blogger Nick Merlino makes his debut post by providing an excellent overview of how teachers can use the tool Remind101 to improve student and parent communication. With parent-teacher conferences right around the corner, now is the perfect time to integrate this meaningful technology. Please remember the Help Desk is open all periods…

Twtpoll for Primary Data Collection

THE NEED: Teachers across many different disciplines require students to conduct primary research. Having the ability to design an effective data collection instrument, such as a poll or survey, obtain and analyze data, report on the findings, and make recommendations are essential skills for our students to develop, especially for students who plan to attend…