Signora Hoerle’s students have been creating some great productions using the iPad in her Italian classes. Her projects and assessments have students creating and demonstrating their understanding of the Italian language by creating vignettes that tell a story, reflect on a theme or share a poem. Below are a few of her student projects that incorporate the iPad and several apps.
I recently asked Mrs. Guanci’s class at Pine Glen Elementary School to help me find the best apps for learning in first grade. Students in the class created awesome Explain Everything videos describing their selections. Thank you to Mrs. Guanci and her class as well as Dan Callahan, Pine Glen Instructional Technology Specialist, for all their help creating the videos… Read more →
Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington is 1:1 with iPads. About 860 students in grades 6-8 have been using iPads in the classroom since January. Teachers and students at MSMS were recently asked about how the 1:1 program is developing. Here are some of the early updates about the 1:1 environment and a current top ten list of MSMS apps…. Read more →
Thank you to everyone who was part of iCon2013 in Burlington. Over 300 educators and students attended the two day event which featured 1:1 school visits and educational technology discussions. Members of our BHS Student HelpDesk were on hand to assist guests and discuss the 1:1 environment at Burlington High School. Our HelpDesk students also had an opportunity to meet… Read more →
Burlington High School is now featured on Apple in Education in a new school profile. BHS was also recently named an Apple Distinguished School. Congratulations to the staff and students of BHS and the BPS EdTech Team members who have worked together to build an outstanding 1:1 learning environment in Burlington. Check out the BHS Apple in Education Profile
The BPS EdTech Team has a challenge for you… One week = No printing No printers. No copy machines. A week to try new things. Explore, create, present, discuss, and reflect without printing any materials. As Burlington moves to a 1:1 district, we are constantly evaluating how we deliver content and create engaging learning opportunities for our students. These opportunities do not always lead… Read more →
As part of the Google drive suite of applications, Google Forms got a major update today in both features and aesthetics . One of the first things users will notice is the new design. The design is much cleaner and looks as if it was pasted on a Google doc. All of the previous features have carried over, however; there… Read more →
There is a free app now available in the Apple Newsstand called Paragraph. Paragraph is a free magazine app that will download to the newsstand and also boasts a free subscription. Each issue contains seven pieces of short fiction brought into the magazine from such publications as The New Yorker, Paris Review, and Zoetrope. Paragraph’s short pieces create a more… Read more →
The Burlington EdTech Team will be hosting our first Parent Technology Night of 2013 on January 22 at Marshall Simonds Middle School. The topic for the discussion will be Google Apps for Education in Burlington schools. Please join us for an opportunity to learn about some of the powerful technology tools being used by Burlington students. The session will highlight… Read more →
Congratulations to the staff, students, and EdTech team at Burlington High School for being named an Apple Distinguished School. The school has been recognized for providing an outstanding 21st century learning environment for its students. Read more about the Apple Distinguished School award on BHS Principal Mark Sullivan’s blog.