The BPS Edtech Team Puts Students in the Spotlight

A great look at the efforts of some of our students who shared their work at the New England Student Showcase, which was part of the New England 1:1 Summit held at Marshall Simonds Middle School on Saturday.

Burlington High School Help Desk

“Fantastic to see student work and what better advocates to use a resource in class than to hear from the students who are using them. It’s a great learning experience for the students involved as well. I know the team from my school (Thornton Academy, Saco, ME) discussed that one of our goals for next year would be to bring a group of students to NESS.”

The New England Student Showcase

Screen Shot 2014-04-13 at 8.54.45 PMI proposed the idea to place students in the spotlight at this year’s New England 1:1 Summit to Dennis Villano, Director of Instructional Technology of Burlington Public Schools, several months ago, when planning for this year’s conference began. Knowing what a huge advocate of student voice Dennis is, I was confident he would agree to add this new component to the Summit, and he did. Once he gave me the green light, I started to plan and organize. I…

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