MSMS Students and Staff Hunt for Banned Books!

MSMS Students and Staff Hunt for Banned Books!

This week the Marshall Simonds Middle School Library & Learning Commons decided to celebrate Banned Books Week (September 26th-30th) by having students and staff participate in a Banned Book Hunt on Wednesday and Thursday. Banned Books week celebrates freedom of speech and aims to explore the harmful effects of national censorship. Our Library Media Specialist, Mr. Carroll and our Technology Integration Specialist,… Read more →

Google Apps Updates

Google Apps Updates

Google has been busy releasing many new updates to their Google Apps suite. Many of these updates benefit educators and students. Here is a quick look at some of the new additions: Mobile Annotations iPad users of Google Classroom can now draw, highlight, and write notes on documents and PDFs. Students can complete work to be annotated. Teachers can assess student… Read more →

BPSCON 2016

BPSCON 2016

BPSCON 2016 will feature over 50 sessions led by Burlington staff members! The 7th annual Burlington Public Schools staff conference will be held at Burlington High School this year beginning on August 30. The conference was designed to provide BPS staff members with mandatory and optional professional development opportunities including many different topics. BPS staff members share and learn about… Read more →

Announcing EarlyEdCon 2016 in Burlington

Announcing EarlyEdCon 2016 in Burlington

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce that EarlyEdCon is returning to Burlington this October! Please join us for the second annual EarlyEdCon at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington on October 15. EarlyEdCon is a free all day conference dedicated to early education and out of school time professionals. The event will focus on best practices in early childhood… Read more →

Enhancing Student Learning with Technology at Pine Glen Elementary School

Enhancing Student Learning with Technology at Pine Glen Elementary School

Thank you to BPSEdTech Team members Michelle Ardizzoni and Megan Carney for this update about the integration of technology at Pine Glen Elementary School. This post originally appeared on the Pine Glen Library and Technology Center site. Pine Glen’s annual Arts & Technology night is an eventful evening showcasing our students’ many talents. On behalf of our librarian Miss Carney,… Read more →

TLC: Teaching & Learning Challenge 2

TLC: Teaching & Learning Challenge 2

For the second consecutive month, the BPS EdTech Team is offering a personalized professional learning opportunity for Burlington Public Schools teachers. This program is an extension of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That series. May submissions for the TLC program are due to BPS Mobile Learning Coach Jenn Scheffer by Monday, June 6th. The BPS Teaching and Learning… Read more →