IFTTT by Matt Germano

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Name: IFTTT Platforms: Android, iOS, Web Cost: Free Summary: IFTTT (If This Then That) is a service that lets users create chains of conditional statements, called “recipes” that trigger when changes in other… Continue reading

Google Classroom Mobile App Has Arrived!

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Originally posted on Burlington High School Help Desk:
Note: Currently, the Classroom iOS app is a bit tricky to find in the App Store, but my tech savvy students found it! Here’s how…

Kaizena by Matt Germano

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Name: Kaizena Platforms: Web Cost: Free Summary: Kaizena allows teachers to give fast, high quality, and personal feedback on student work. The service enables teachers to highlight and speak to give verbal feedback, or attach reusable resources for… Continue reading

Mystorybook Website Review

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Mystorybook.com can be used in many ways in the classroom. the website allows a student to create an online illustrated story which can be shared with a teacher or a class easily.

Field Trip to Creativity Lab

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On Wednesday, December 10th, the Lynnfield Student Helpdesk went on a field trip to Peabody Public Library to check out their Creativity Lab. The Creativity Lab is a makerspace that contains a number of… Continue reading

Hour of Code @LHS

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This week December 8th through the 14th is the 2nd annual hour of code week. The hour of code is a one hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show… Continue reading

iPads vs. Chromebooks: One student’s opinion by guest blogger Mitchell Rodriguez

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This year at Lynnfield High School, seniors and freshmen were given Chromebooks, which is a change since the other classes got iPads. In my opinion, this was a great decision. I prefer Chromebooks… Continue reading

Google’s Made with Code Holiday Lights Project by Nick Fabrizio

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS  Create your own Christmas tree light design that could be displayed on a Christmas tree at the White House. Google’s “Made W/ Code” project has opened the Holiday Lights project which… Continue reading

1st Live Twitter Chat by LHS Student Help Desk Students

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On December 2, 2014, schools from Massachusetts to Maine with student-run IT help desk programs participated in a live Twitter chat. The topics of discussion included basic uses of technology, integration of specific… Continue reading

Feedly by Nick Fabrizio

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Link: (http://feedly.com/) Platforms:  (Web Browser) Cost: (Free version available) Summary: Feedly is a web application that allows you to subscribe to various news sources and receive summaries and a picture of their most… Continue reading