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How Do I Do That? November

There will be two sessions of the How Do I Do That Technology Series in November. November begins a rotating school schedule for the series. Each week we will be visiting a different school in Burlington for the sessions. Join members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams for technology support. Share ideas with Burlington teachers and collaborate about using technology in the classroom. The sessions are open from 2-5PM and…

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Searching beyond Google

When conducting a search online the first option is usually Google. While Google scours the entire web for information, SweetSearch, made by Dulcinea Media, narrows the search for younger students and eliminates ads and inappropriate content. SweetSearch searches roughly 35,000 websites that are all vetted by research experts, librarians and teachers. These sites are constantly being evaluated by the SweetSearch staff in order to provide the best results for your…

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Upcoming Event: K12 iPad PLN

Burlington Public Schools is excited to announce that we will be hosting the first K12 Apple iPad PLN meeting at Burlington High School on Tuesday, October 30. Join educators from across New England to learn more about iPads in education. Meetings will be held throughout the year and topics will include iPad deployment, curriculum support, professional development, personalized and blended learning, administrative tasks, evaluation, and digital literacy. The K12 iPad…

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UPDATE: Wikispaces on the iPad

Today, the Wikispaces team updated their iPad, web-based application. It boasts a sleeker interface, seamless navigation and full functionality. iPads running iOS 6 have the ability to upload photos and video to your wiki directly from the camera roll on the iPad. With these updates, the great collaborative features of wikispaces is now available on the iPad and can help generate great classroom learning spaces for all to participate.

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What can help desk do for you?

Do you need instant tech support? Have a quick question about something related to Google Apps? Need a quick fix? Look no further than the BHS Student Help Desk Blog. This blog is quickly evolving into the preeminent resource for all your education technology needs in the Burlington community. And, while we are still building our database of resources, the help desk students will be updating the site daily and…

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How Do I Do That? October

The October sessions of the How Do I Do That Technology Series will be held each Tuesday in the library at Burlington High School. Join members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams for technology support. Share ideas with Burlington teachers and collaborate about using technology in the classroom. The sessions are open from 2-5PM and provide support for many edtech devices and applications. We will continue to highlight Google…

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Activating New Student Accounts

All Burlington Public Schools students (grades PreK-12) have full network log in accounts and Google Apps for Education accounts. Students need to log into these accounts for the first time and create their individual passwords. All BPS students will begin creating digital portfolios this year using Blogger. Students should create a portfolio after logging into their Google account. This post describes some of the important initial steps required to activate…

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How Do I Do That?

The first session of this year’s How Do I Do That Technology Series will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at the Marshall Simonds Middle School Library Learning Commons. Join members of the BPS EdTech and IT Teams for technology support. Share ideas with Burlington teachers and collaborate about using technology in the classroom. This session also provides a great opportunity to check out the new MSMS Learning Commons.

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