Technology

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Middle school students who choose the journalism or yearbook elective keep the computer lab busy. They edit and design their publications using digital images, and word processing and graphics applications.

A wireless mobile lab supplements the computer lab’s capabilities. Students can work collectively on class projects or conduct on-line library research for reports. 

MS Technology News

  • Seventh Graders Use Technology to Enhance Understanding of "The Red Umbrella"

    Posted November 12, 2013

    It's been a busy start to the year in seventh grade English. After recently finishing the novel, The Misfits, and completing one expository essay and one creative writing assignment, the class is now preparing for their next novel, The Red Umbrella. In order to better understand the context of the book, the students are working in groups to research various aspects of life in Cuba in the early 1960’s...

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  • BHDS Computer Donation Helps Students in Sierra Leone

    Posted November 28, 2012

    At BHDS, we are fortunate to have access to the latest technology...but when we move on to newer computers, our older ones moved to Africa. "Thanks to our donation, students at Ansarul School in Freetown, Sierra Leone, now have the opportunity to learn to use computers for their education," said technology teacher Fredda Kaplan, who arranged for the transfer...

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  • Sixth Grade Integrates Science and Multimedia: The Future is Wild

    Posted April 4, 2012

    Through an integrated multimedia and science project titled “The Future Is Wild,” our sixth grade students synthesized knowledge from year-long studies (including ecology, evolution, and geology) to create an organism of the future and discuss its context. Central to the learning in the project is the idea that all adaptations result from environmental pressures...

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  • Penguins—live from the SF Zoo webcam!

    Technology on the Move at BHDS

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Over the past few months, we've made big technology strides in several areas at BHDS, including network stability and security, expanded bandwidth and more robust servers on both campuses. "These improvements continue to support the integration of cutting-edge technology education in our classrooms," said Cecile Lelievre, director of technology...

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  • Middle School Tackles Cyber Bullying

    Posted May 12, 2011

    As part of our Internet safety curriculum, our middle school students have been busy exploring digital citizenship and issues such as cyber bullying and plagiarism. As part of their regular technology class, our students studied public service announcement videos and along with related case studies. They then produced, shot and edited their own videos encouraging safety, responsibility, and good citizenship in the digital world. View Videos