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Fall Edition of Fox Hill News is Now Live!

Fall Edition of Fox Hill News is Now Live!

We are thrilled to share our very first edition of WFHS-Fox Hill School News! Our first broadcast features 4th and 5th grade student reporters and 11 news segments including:           From the Principal’s Desk World News at Fox Hill Fox Hill Heroes Classroom Spotlight Community Connection Critic’s Corner Fox Hill Tech Beat Fox Hill Health Report Fox… Read more →

Fox Hill Students Bring Thanksgiving to Life with Chatter Pix & iMovie!

Fox Hill Students Bring Thanksgiving to Life with Chatter Pix & iMovie!

Fox Hill kindergarten students were able to share their voices and bring the Thanksgiving holiday to life thanks to the apps Chatter Pix and iMovie. Kindergarten teachers Adrienne Levesque and Erin Smith were excited about the idea of having their students hand draw pictures of turkeys and then have the drawings “talk” using Chatter Pix. Students were equally excited when… 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 →

SchoolDude Online HelpDesk System

SchoolDude Online HelpDesk System

Burlington Public Schools staff members can post technology support requests directly to SchoolDude. SchoolDude is an online helpdesk system. All staff members can quickly create an account, log in, and add support requests anytime from any device. Go to this BPS SchoolDude link. Or use the link on the main page of this site > Enter your BPS email address. Enter your last… Read more →

BPS Blizzard Bags Pilot Program

BPS Blizzard Bags Pilot Program

The BPS EdTech Team will be supporting students and teachers during a unique pilot opportunity this spring. Burlington Public Schools will be participating in piloting learning projects for school day cancellations. We will be the first district in the state of Massachusetts to try this with the assigned “Blizzard Bag” work that is available on our BPS Blizzard Bag site. BPS students… Read more →

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

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

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… Read more →

BPS is 1:1 at 1-12

BPS is 1:1 at 1-12

The last few iPads have been distributed to classrooms completing an incredibly busy summer for the BPS EdTech and IT Teams. Burlington Public Schools is now officially 1:1 with iPads in grades 1-12. iPads are also available in smaller numbers in Kindergarten classrooms. I would like to thank the extraordinary efforts of our IT Team. John Allegretto, Bob Cunha, and Jose DeSousa… Read more →