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BHS Help Desk: Season 2

The BHS Student Help Desk is entering its second season and I wanted to share our course outline, pathways, and some of the opportunities we’ll be creating for Burlington high school faculty and staff.  Our student help desk is available six out of the seven periods a day and consists of students who have interest in educational technology. The technology competencies vary for each class and set of students, so students have…

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Read a Book. Give a Book.

Thank you to Burlington District Library Assistant Rose Magliozzi for this update about We Give Books: Read a Book. Give a Book. We Give Books is a free online ebook website of books for elementary students up to the age of ten with a charitable mission. This online library offers teachers, students and parents the chance to read popular titles online, for free. Penguin Group and Pearson Foundation rewards your…

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BHS Student Help Desk Update

In a week, the Burlington High School Help Desk will be transitioning to the second semester and adding some new features. We are encouraging all of our faculty and staff to use the help desk to your advantage. We are here to help as much as possible and alleviate any stress or apprehension you may have with using technology in the classroom. If you feel like you do not have…

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Francis Wyman LMC Blog

Make sure to check out the new Francis Wyman Library Media Center News blog. Francis Wyman Library Media Specialist Steve Levin and District Library Assistant Rose Magliozzi have a new site with news from the Francis Wyman LMC. The site will feature information about library topics and links to great teacher and student resources.

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Calculus Unplugged

Consider this post one of many new posts in a series that will be showcasing BHS teacher  projects and student work. Recently, Ms. Boyle’s Calculus students were given an end of semester project that prompted them to teach a Calculus lesson they learned through the medium of a music video. The students filmed the videos on their iPads and then edited through iMovie. Each group had two weeks to create…

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How Do I Do That – January 2012

The BPS EdTech Team would like to invite all staff to the January sessions of our technology series. The How Do I Do That program provides opportunities for staff to learn about technology topics and devices. Staff members are encouraged to attend any sessions that interest them. All sessions run from 3 to 5:30pm – however – participants do not have to stay for the entire session. Please arrive and…

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iPads in Speech-Language Therapy

Thank you to Melissa Angelo and Deborah Clark for this post about their experiences with iPads in the speech-language program in Burlington. Last year, the elementary school speech-language pathologists received iPads to use with their students. They were an immediate hit. Aside from the “cool factor”, we found them to be a new way to engage our students in their speech-language therapy as well as an effective means to address…

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