BPSCON 2014

BPSCON 2014

Burlington Public Schools will be holding our annual staff professional development conference on August 25-27 at Marshall Simonds Middle School. BPSCON brings together all Burlington staff to learn and share about many educational topics. This year’s event features a mix of over 120 sessions for preK-12 staff. BPSCON also features an opening keynote from Superintendent Dr. Eric Conti and two full… Read more →

Another Unusual 3D Print

Recently, I was contacted by some high school students (Hammad Sadiq, Harsha Chittoor, Yash Bhalla) about the possibility of me 3d printing something for them. That, in and of itself, is not entirely unusual- when students hear we have a 3d printer they are prone to asking if we can print them a cell phone case/iPad case/random other object. There’s… Read more →

Summer in Burlington

Summer in Burlington

Spend some time with the BPS EdTech Team this summer! We are excited to announce our Summer 2014 events. The BPS EdTech Team will host educators from around New England in July and August for our BPS Summer Edcamp Series and Massachusetts Digital Publication Collaborative. Both events will take part on four Tuesdays and be held at Marshall Simonds Middle… Read more →

How Do I Do That? May 2014

How Do I Do That? May 2014

The BPS EdTech Team will be having an open technology support session on Tuesday, May 20 at Marshall Simonds Middle School. This session will feature open support for all technology questions. Our team will provide assistance with all devices and applications. The May session will also feature support for the 30hands Learning app which is part of May App Explorer… Read more →

Parent Tech Night: Putting Your Best (Digital) Foot Forward

Parent Tech Night: Putting Your Best (Digital) Foot Forward

GOOGLER MICHAEL WESTERVELT JOINS US IN BURLINGTON! Michael is an Account Manager at Google in large client services. In this role, he helps national companies create and implement advertising and branding solutions through Google’s many platforms, including google.com and YouTube. Prior to joining his current team in 2012, Michael worked as a contract employee for Google Offers. He has three… Read more →

BPS Aspen Family Portal

BPS Aspen Family Portal

Thank you to Josh Murphy, BPS Director of Student Information, for this important update about the opening of the Aspen Family Portal.  The Burlington Public Schools Student Information Office is happy to announce the opening of the Aspen Family Portal.  Aspen is the Student Information System used by Burlington Public Schools.  It is used to maintain student data including demographics,… Read more →

How Do I Do That? April 2014

How Do I Do That? April 2014

The BPS EdTech Team will be having an open technology support session on Tuesday, April 29 at Francis Wyman Elementary School. This session will feature open support for all technology questions. Our team will provide assistance with all devices and applications. Participation in each How Do I Do That session will provide you with hours towards in-service credit! BPS teachers can… Read more →

Google in Education Summit

Google in Education Summit

  The Google in Education New England Summit is this week at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington. Pre-summit sessions begin on Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14. The Summit will be held on Saturday and Sunday at our middle school. This is a great event for learning about Google Apps in Education and sharing ideas with educators from… Read more →