• 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… 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 →

How Do I Do That? May 2016

How Do I Do That? May 2016

The last How Do I Do That session of the school year will be held on Wednesday, May 11 from 2:30-4:30PM at the Marshall Simonds Middle School Learning Commons. The session will provide technology support from the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. Members of the EdTech Team will be available for support with the ongoing BPS initiatives to use more Open Educational Resources… Read more →

Google Expeditions in Burlington

Google Expeditions in Burlington

Special thanks to Allison Mollica and BPS EdTech Team member Rachel Small for the following post about a recent event at Memorial Elementary School. Memorial hosted Google Expeditions and provided a great experience for students and staff.    Google has developed an economical way for schools to virtually visit attractions all throughout the world. Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program created over a… Read more →

How Do I Do That? April 2016

How Do I Do That? April 2016

The BPS EdTech Team will have a session of the How Do I Do That program on Wednesday, April 13 from 2:30-4:30PM at the Burlington High School library. The session will provide technology support from the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. Members of the EdTech Team will be available for support with the ongoing BPS initiatives to use more Open Educational… Read more →

Pine Glen LTC: Introducing Ollie

Pine Glen LTC: Introducing Ollie

The BPS EdTech Team is currently exploring more ways to integrate programmable robotic and code driven devices into curricular activities. Team members are developing lessons and projects around several products including Ollie, Spheros, and Bigtrak that can provide great hands-on visual exploration for subject area content.  The following post originally appeared on the Pine Glen Library and Technology Center blog. Thank you to… Read more →

TLC: Teaching & Learning Challenge

TLC: Teaching & Learning Challenge

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce a new, personalized professional learning opportunity for Burlington Public Schools teachers. This program is an extension of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That Series. The BPS Teaching & Learning Challenge (TLC Program) will provide teachers of all grade levels and content areas the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to: Transform… Read more →

How Do I Do That? March 2016

How Do I Do That? March 2016

The BPS EdTech Team will have a session of the How Do I Do That program on Wednesday, March 16 from 2:30-4:30PM at the Pine Glen library. The session will provide technology support from the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. The session features support for ELA and Science curriculum integration. Work with curriculum leaders to develop hands-on activities using technology with… Read more →

iPad Pro Challenge

iPad Pro Challenge

The following post first appeared on Diana Marcus’ blog. Diana is a member of the BPS EdTech Team and a Mobile Learning Coach for Burlington Public Schools. The issue is this: While we are a 1:1 iPad district for students, educators currently receive two devices, an iPad and either a laptop or Chromebook. From a device management and financial perspective,… Read more →

Apple Distinguished...Once Again

Apple Distinguished…Once Again

The BPS EdTech Team is thrilled to announce that for the third consecutive time, Burlington High School has been named an Apple Distinguished School for 2015 – 2017. We earned this prestigious recognition due to our effective implementation of iPad technology, visionary leadership, innovative teaching and learning, and our commitment to ongoing professional learning. Burlington High School was first recognized… Read more →