Archives for the month of: March, 2013

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MSMS opened its doors to administrators, educators, and I.T. professionals on Friday for school tours. The 1:1 iPad environment is in full swing and visitors got a glimpse of the 1:1 environment in action. In addition to the tours, the BPS Ed Tech Team shared the iPad deployment process and their general expertise to the attendees in presentations before and after the tours.

The day of tours were a part of the two-day iCON 2013 Conference. Over 300 people were in attendance to share ideas and tools that promote rich learning environments.

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Dennis Villano, Director of Education Technology

Dennis Villano, Director of Technology Integration

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Andy Marcinek, BHS Instructional Technologist

 

 

 

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To celebrate Women’s History Month the MSMS Learning Commons has put together a collection of books of outstanding women throughout history. Students can also participate in the “Name that Famous Woman” contest. All submissions into the contest will have the chance to win an iTunes gift card. Students can also get into the raffle by checking out one of the selected books.

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Led by Library Media Specialist, Mr. Dexter and Foreign Language teacher, Mrs. Barkley, The MSMS HelpDesk has been hard at work with a variety of projects such as iPad app how-to guides, logo projects, iPad app presentations, iPad troubleshooting and computer programming. See for yourself what the students have been up to:

http://msmshelpdesk.blogspot.com 

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