You Wanna Build a Snowman?

December 16, 2016

This week’s book for our students in grades K-2 is The Biggest, Best Snowman by Margery Cuyler. We meet Little Nell, who learns that even though is she is small, she can do big things with the help of her friends. Once we finished the story, students had the chance to make their own snow people. Like Little Nell, they did a pretty great job!     

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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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Book Fair Fun at Francis Wyman

December 9, 2016

Thank you to everyone who made our Fall Scholastic Book Fair so successful! Today (Friday, 12/9) is the last day to order online- simply log on to scholastic.com/fair, type in our ZIP code, and choose our school. Have a wonderful weekend!

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Thanksgiving Read Alouds with Grades K-2

We’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week! Our K classes have been reading Thanksgiving is For Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland. Our friends in the story reflect on all the things they are grateful for, from family and food to friends, and lollipops! Is it really a good thing to be the Thanksgiving turkey? Our first and second graders are finding out in The Great Turkey Race by Steve Metzger. Ollie, Wing, and Cassie are vying…

November 16, 2016
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Scholastic Book Fair is Coming to Francis Wyman School!

  The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Francis Wyman School! Our fair will take place November 28th-December 2nd and will be open from 8:30am-2:00pm each day. The fair will be open during Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, December 1st. Books make wonderful holiday gifts! Fliers will be going home with students this week (click the photo below). Cash, credit cards, and checks are accepted. Please make out checks to Scholastic…

November 16, 2016
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How Do I Do That? February 2016

January 25, 2016

The BPS EdTech Team will have a session of the How Do I Do That program on Tuesday, February 9 from 2:30-4:30PM at Francis Wyman Elementary School. The session will provide technology support from the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. The session features support for Math and Science curriculum integration. Work with curriculum leaders to develop hands-on activities using technology with math and science concepts. Join us with questions regarding the evaluation process…

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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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How Do I Do That? November 2014

October 23, 2014

Please note – BPS teachers can bundle hours of participation at How Do I Do That sessions during the school year for Burlington inservice credits. Ten hours of participation will earn one inservice credit. Twenty hours will earn two inservice credits. There is a maximum of two credits for staff members each year. The BPS EdTech Team will be hosting a How Do I Do That session on Tuesday, November…

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