BPS Blizzard Bags Pilot Program

BPS Blizzard Bags Pilot Program

The BPS EdTech Team will be supporting students and teachers during a unique pilot opportunity this spring. Burlington Public Schools will be participating in piloting learning projects for school day cancellations. We will be the first district in the state of Massachusetts to try this with the assigned “Blizzard Bag” work that is available on our BPS Blizzard Bag site. BPS students… Read more →

BHS Class of 2019 iPad Distribution

BHS Class of 2019 iPad Distribution

Burlington High School incoming freshmen from the Class of 2019 will receive their iPads during distribution sessions this August. Each student MUST attend with a parent or guardian. Students and parents/guardians will review the Burlington Public Schools Acceptable Use Policy, Device Responsibility Policy, and iPad insurance options. The session includes the BHS iPad Orientation presentation that must be viewed by… Read more →

How Do I Do That? May 2015

How Do I Do That? May 2015

There will be a session of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That program on Tuesday, May 12 in the Marshall Simonds Middle School Library from 2:30-5:00pm. The session will feature information about Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a powerful learning management system for supporting the use of Google Apps with lesson materials and student assignments. BPS Mobile Learning Coach, Jenn Scheffer, will… Read more →

How Do I Do That? April 2015

How Do I Do That? April 2015

There will be a session of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That program on Monday, April 13 at Burlington High School from 2:30-5:00pm. The session will be held in the BHS Library. This session will provide open support for any technology related questions. Members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams will be available to help with BPS Foundational… Read more →

1:1 Learning Up Close & Personal: New England Student Showcase

1:1 Learning Up Close & Personal: New England Student Showcase

There’s no question that one of the highlights of last year’s New England 1:1 Summit was the first annual New England Student Showcase (NESS). In fact, it’s safe to say that it was students who stole the show!  What is the New England Student Showcase?  The NESS is a dynamic, hour long session at the New England 1:1 Summit which… Read more →

Parent Tech Night: PARCC

Parent Tech Night: PARCC

The BPS EdTech Team will be hosting a Parent Tech Night on Wednesday, March 18 from 6-8PM at Marshall Simonds Middle School. Join us to learn about the 2015 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments for grades 3-8 in Burlington schools. Participants will be able to explore practice tests and experience features of the PARCC TestNav… Read more →

New VoIP Phones

New VoIP Phones

New VoIP (voice over internet protocol) phones will soon be installed at Burlington High School, Francis Wyman, Pine Glen, and Fox Hill. The new phones will replace existing phones in classrooms and offices. The new phones are similar to the system currently used at Marshall Simonds and Memorial. The new VoIP phones should be in place within the next 1-2 months. New… Read more →

How Do I Do That? March 2015

How Do I Do That? March 2015

There will be a session of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That program on Monday, March 23 at Pine Glen Elementary School from 2:30-5:00pm. This session will provide open support for any technology related questions. Members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams will be available to help with TeachBoost, BPS Foundational Apps, and Google Apps for Education. BPS teachers can… Read more →

Don't Miss #NE1to1

Don’t Miss #NE1to1

You don’t want to miss the 2015 New England 1:1 Summit! The registration for this free event is now open. This year’s event will be held on Friday, April 10 and guests can select from three event locations: The event highlights the 1:1 learning program in Burlington Public Schools as well as the technology initiatives of other schools and districts in New… Read more →

Tech Savvy Parenting Night: STEM

Tech Savvy Parenting Night: STEM

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce our next Tech Savvy Parenting night, “Branching Out with STEM.” This is the third installment of our Digital Bootcamp Series and this time our focus is on STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. Members of the BPS EdTech Team, along with BHS Help Desk students, will provide parents and their children… Read more →