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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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Some notes on the Reflection App

This year we introduced the Reflection app for PC and Mac at BPSCON. The application allows the iPad screen to be projected on any PC or Mac via AirPlay technology integrated into all iOS devices running iOS 5.0 and higher. In addition, users must download the reflection app from their site. On their website you can run a trial version or you can come to help desk to get the…

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Google Drive iPad App Update

After a long wait, Google Drive is now available for the iPad with the full functionality of the web-based version of Google Drive. To refresh, Google Drive is the new name for the Google Docs Suite. This suite includes Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Forms, and Folders. The updated version of the Google Drive app allows you to create, collaborate and edit documents with ease on the iPad. Before, this process…

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Class of 2016 iPad Rollout

  Today the BPS EdTech team rolled out iPads for the class of 2016. We presented two events and all students and parents received our iPad Driver’s Ed course and were out of the auditorium in roughly an hour. Tomorrow, we have one evening session at 7pm and on Wednesday we will feature two more sessions in the morning at 8:00 am and 9:30 am.

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#MADPC

Thank you to everyone who helped make the second annual Massachusetts Digital Publication Collaborative a great success. The three day event was attended by just over 500 educators from around New England. The educators who attended wanted to learn more about digital tools for the classroom and spend time collaborating with teachers from districts throughout our region. The fact that so many educators attended and that they did so after…

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#madpc What is Edwin?

Thank you to Commissioner Chester and Luis Rodriguez from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for attending the 2012 MA Digital Publication Collaborative. Commissioner Chester spoke to attendees and answered questions about the state’s role in educational technology during the Day 1 closing session. The conversation was a highlight of the event. Mr. Rodriguez presented during MADPC about the new Edwin system. Edwin will feature a suite of…

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