PARCC Resource: New Mexico Public Education

PARCC Resource: New Mexico Public Education

This New Mexico Public Education Department site provides PARCC trial information and resources. The site highlights some know issues with the system and provides details to fix when available. The site contains how to guides and planning materials. From the support site of the New Mexico Public Education Department ​​This site reports all known issues with the PARCC System Check,… Read more →

BCAT Visits the Fox Hill Newspaper Club

BCAT Visits the Fox Hill Newspaper Club

Thank you to Patrick Murphy, BPS EdTech Team member and Fox Hill Elementary School librarian for sharing his recent post about the Fox Hill Newspaper Club. Great work by the students and teachers at Fox Hill!  Yesterday the Fox Hill Newspaper Club was visited by BCAT, Burlington Cable Access Television. Mr. Hosford, the BCAT news director, interviewed several students and… Read more →

Fox Center - Student Created Digital Newspaper

Fox Center – Student Created Digital Newspaper

Thank you to Patrick Murphy, BPS EdTech Team member and Fox Hill Elementary School Librarian, for sharing the first ever Fox Center digital newspaper. Fox Hill Elementary students in grades 3-5 created the newspaper using Google Docs and have posted it publicly for everyone to read. Great work by the students and teachers who supported Fox Center! You can also… Read more →

Need iPad Insurance? Now's Your Chance

Need iPad Insurance? Now’s Your Chance

Thanks to Jenn Scheffer, BPS EdTech Team member, and the BHS Student Help Desk for this important update about insurance for student iPads. This post originally appeared on the BHS Help Desk blog. Did you miss your chance to insure your iPad this past fall? Luckily, you have a second chance! The GoCare portal is open once again for BHS students… Read more →

Girls STEM Summit

Girls STEM Summit

Jr.Tech and several Massachusetts businesses are hosting a Girls STEM Summit on June 14, 2015 at Regis College. The event features presentations and sessions for female students in grades 8-12 interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. Please see the flyer below for more details.

BPS EdTech Chromebook Resource Guide

BPS EdTech Chromebook Resource Guide

BPS EdTech Team member Jenn Scheffer has created a great new resource site for Chromebooks in the classroom. The site features information about ChromeOS, Chrome Apps and Extensions, and Digital Citizenship. From the Chromebook Resource Guide site Burlington Public Schools is a K-12 Google Apps for Education (GAFE) district. Our teachers and students use the Google suite of apps as… Read more →

How Do I Do That? January 2015

How Do I Do That? January 2015

There will be a session of the BPS EdTech How Do I Do That program on Monday, January 12 at Fox Hill Elementary School from 2:30-5:00pm. This session will feature open support for any technology related questions. Members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams will be available to help. BPS teachers can bundle hours of participation from How Do I Do… Read more →

Keynote Speakers: Google for Education Summit

Keynote Speakers: Google for Education Summit

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce the keynote speakers for the third annual Google for Education New England Summit! Molly Schroeder and Jennie Magiera will be day 1 and 2 keynotes for this year’s event. The event registration is now open with early bird and discount tickets available. Discount code Keynote is available for a limited time. Please visit the… Read more →

Update: BPS Foundational Apps

Update: BPS Foundational Apps

Burlington Public Schools is 1:1 with iPads in grades 1-12. We also have iPads available in each kindergarten and preschool classroom. Our vision for a 1:1 learning environment has always been to create the most engaging and collaborative student centered classrooms possible. Although our focus has never been on apps, we have always encouraged the use of core BPS Foundational Apps… Read more →

Google for Education Event

Google for Education Event

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce the third annual Google for Education New England Summit this March at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington. The Google for Education Summit brings together educators from around the world to learn and share about using Google Apps for Education in the classroom. This is a great two day event featuring Google Certified… Read more →