Introducing Team Drive for G Suite

December 13, 2016

Please Note: Team Drive is currently in BETA (early release). Users may encounter bugs. There is no guarantee Team Drive will be a permanent feature in G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education).  Streamlined Collaboration with Team Drive for G Suite Back in September, Google announced their new “G Suite for Education” name change along with the new Team Drive feature, available to schools in the Early Adopter Program. Today,…

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Introducing TECHXSCAPE at the Vault

October 31, 2016

Can you Xscape the Vault? The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce our new professional learning series. TECHXSCAPE will provide BPS teachers with opportunities to learn about technology devices and resources for the classroom. Teachers will join members of the BPS EdTech Team during half-day or full day sessions at the Vault room of the technology department. The Vault room formally served as a secure storage facility for technology devices. The…

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BHS Class of 2020 iPad Distribution

June 13, 2016

Burlington High School incoming freshmen for the Class of 2020 will receive their iPads during distribution sessions this August. Each student must attend one session with a parent or guardian. The session includes a brief BHS iPad Orientation presentation that must be viewed by students and parents/guardians. Students and parents/guardians will review the Burlington Public Schools Acceptable Use Policy, Device Responsibility Policy, and iPad insurance options. BHS iPads will be joined to the wifi network at Burlington High School…

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How Do I Do That? April 2016

March 22, 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 Resources and implement Remote Learning opportunities in our schools. BPS…

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Apple Distinguished…Once Again

February 3, 2016

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 as an Apple Distinguished School in 2012. At that time,…

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BHS Class of 2019 iPad Distribution

April 15, 2015

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 students and parents/guardians. The session includes important information about Burlington…

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How Do I Do That? April 2015

March 27, 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 Apps, Google Apps for Education, and TeachBoost. BPS teachers can…

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

March 10, 2015

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 places students in the spotlight and demonstrates the impact effective…

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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 VoIP Phone User Guide and Voicemail Information There are test…

March 4, 2015
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Don’t Miss #NE1to1

February 24, 2015

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 England. The event will feature great Keynote Panel discussions at each…

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