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Apple TV and Education

This may be the most exciting time ever to work with technology integration for education. There are an incredible amount of options for engaging students in the classroom using technology. Devices, applications, and gadgets are everywhere. They are coming from the largest technology companies in the world and from the smallest garage start ups in the neighborhood. You could spend your entire week reading articles, checking advertisements, and watching videos…

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How Do I Do That? – October 2011

The BPS EdTech Team is excited to announce the first two sessions of this year’s How Do I Do That series. The BPS 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 either 2:30 or 3 to 5:30pm – however – participants do not have to stay…

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How we’re learning

The past month has been very exciting time at Burlington High School. On the first day of school every student showed up with an iPad 2. Our first few weeks did not accurately resemble those simple, clean Apple iPad commercials. There were hiccups and challenges along the way. In some cases, we were all learning by trial and error, and by doing. It was great to observe colleagues seeking new…

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What is Bookshare?

Bookshare is a non-profit organization which provides students with diagnosed print disabilities free access to ebooks and digital content (books, textbooks, newspapers and magazines) that can be used at school or home. Bookshare has thousands of fiction and nonfiction works available for use with DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) reader free access software. Through an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Bookshare offers free memberships…

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Pine Glen LTC Blog

Make sure to check out the new Pine Glen Elementary School Library and Technology Center blog. The blog has been set up by Pine Glen’s Library Media Specialist Laura D’Elia and Instructional Technology Specialist Dan Callahan. Dan and Laura have a new post about a great iPad activity and an awesome Library Policies and Procedures Orientation Video. Dan Callahan @dancallahan Laura D’Elia @ldelia

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App Review: Everyday Math Baseball

The BPS EdTech Team and BHS Student Tech Crew have had a very busy start to the year. Soon this BPS EdTech blog will begin to grow with information for Burlington staff and students. We will also feature App reviews for iPads and iOS devices. Reviews will be posted by BPS EdTech Team members, BPS teachers, and BHS Student Tech Crew members. I am also excited to announce our youngest…

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BPS EdTech Days

The Burlington Public Schools EdTech Team is excited to announce the September 2011 BPS EdTech Days. Members of the BPS EdTech Team and Burlington High School Student Tech Crew will be visiting each of our elementary schools starting on Tuesday, September 20. The team will be going from room to room providing support for technology needs and assisting staff with applications and devices. Team members will be at each school…

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BPS Aspen Information

Please make sure to use the correct Aspen URL when accessing the system: http://ma-burlington.myfollett.com The link is also available at the bottom of this BPS EdTech site on the Blogroll. Please see a member of the BPS EdTech Team at your school for help with web browsers, printer settings, or general technical problems with Aspen. If you are unable to log into Aspen, please contact Josh Murphy or Kathy Brine….

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Patience

Today was my first day of school at Burlington High School. I woke up early, packed up my school bag, and left for Starbucks in the morning darkness and rain. I arrived at Starbucks before the door was unlocked. I waited patiently in my car listening to the radio and the raindrops. The clock struck 6am and a barista opened the lock on the door. I entered, ordered a large…

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