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BPS Aspen Family Portal

Thank you to Josh Murphy, BPS Director of Student Information, for this important update about the opening of the Aspen Family Portal.  The Burlington Public Schools Student Information Office is happy to announce the opening of the Aspen Family Portal.  Aspen is the Student Information System used by Burlington Public Schools.  It is used to maintain student data including demographics, attendance records, schedules and grades.  Aspen is a web based…

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How Do I Do That? April 2014

The BPS EdTech Team will be having an open technology support session on Tuesday, April 29 at Francis Wyman Elementary School. This session will feature open support for all technology questions. Our team will provide assistance with all devices and applications. Participation in each How Do I Do That session will provide you with hours towards in-service credit! BPS teachers can bundle hours of participation from App Challenges, How Do I…

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Google in Education Summit

  The Google in Education New England Summit is this week at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington. Pre-summit sessions begin on Thursday, March 13 and Friday, March 14. The Summit will be held on Saturday and Sunday at our middle school. This is a great event for learning about Google Apps in Education and sharing ideas with educators from around the world. The conference features sessions geared towards all…

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How Do I Do That? March 2014

March will feature a topic session and App Explorer Challenge #2 = Explain Everything In addition to the existing scheduled sessions of the How Do I Do That program we are adding a series of virtual opportunities to expand your Professional Development and growth. Each of these will center around a chance to produce a product using a specified tool (and, in the process, learn a new tool!). Criteria for…

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Positivity in Technology

Great teachers – not technology – make Burlington Public Schools a great place to learn. Our teachers have exhibited an incredible commitment to learning about and integrating extensive amounts of technology devices and resources. Our administration and BPS EdTech Team have provided support and guidance along the way. Do we get everything right? Absolutely not. Have we made mistakes? Of course. Overall though we have developed a strong digital learning…

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Massachusetts PARCC Trial Site

We have created a new site that will provide information regarding the implementation of the 2014 PARCC trial in Massachusetts schools. The Massachusetts PARCC Trial site will highlight the experiences of students, teachers, administrators, technology professionals, and test developers as the PARCC assessments are introduced to schools in our state. The information available on the site will also highlight the progress of two specific PARCC field tests happening in Burlington…

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Breaking Down Isolation

The journey towards becoming a 1:1 school district in Burlington has been an exciting and rewarding experience. Although this is a technology initiative – the program has always been driven by our unwavering commitment to improving the learning environment for our students. One of the most beneficial opportunities from the endeavor has been meeting educators from around the world. We have had educators from hundreds of schools visit Burlington to…

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How Do I Do That? February 2014

We are excited to announce something new for the How Do I Do That Technology Series! In addition to the existing scheduled sessions, we are adding a series of virtual opportunities to expand your Professional Development and growth. Each of these will center around a chance to produce a product using a specified tool (and, in the process, learn a new tool!). For the first of these App Explorer Challenges,…

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