BVSD Chief Information Officer Andrew Moore looks to close the digital divide

As he seeks ways to provide much-needed internet access for Boulder Valley School District students whose families cannot afford it, BVSD Chief Information Officer Andrew Moore is no stranger to trying to improve the day-to-day lives for residents of a community. “I’m a problem solver by nature,” said Moore.  “I like to think about the … More BVSD Chief Information Officer Andrew Moore looks to close the digital divide

Fundraiser supports fight against Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

Madelife, at 21st and Pearl in Boulder, combined with Colorado 350 to host “a Live Art and Music Event to benefit the Sacred Stone Camp in their fight against the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline and the ongoing resistance efforts against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,” as described on the Madelife website.    Chad Franzen and … More Fundraiser supports fight against Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

BVSD looks to innovate learning space (audio slide show)

Speaking at the recently renovated Broomfield Heights Middle School, Boulder Valley School District Director of Educational Innovation Kiffany Lychock discussed how BVSD is looking to transform its learning environment into a space for the 21st century student.  Click here to see the audio slide show.  Note: The initial photo of Ms. Lychock is her Twitter … More BVSD looks to innovate learning space (audio slide show)

New York Times effectively uses video to update status of Hurricane Matthew

On Friday, Oct. 7, The New York Times published a video story entitled “Hurricane Matthew Pushes North.”  The video detailed the progress of Hurricane Matthew up until that point, showed footage of the wind and rain caused by the hurricane, and contained video clips from local authorities and President Obama. In this case, video was … More New York Times effectively uses video to update status of Hurricane Matthew

BVSD, EdTechTeam to host Google Apps for Education Summit

The Colorado Summit featuring Google for Education is November 5 and 6, at Monarch High School in Louisville, hosted by the EdTechTeam in partnership with Boulder Valley School District. “The point of the summit is Google Apps for Education professional development,” said BVSD Educational Technology Specialist Erika Morreale. “So trainings and sessions that help instructional … More BVSD, EdTechTeam to host Google Apps for Education Summit

Sound Scavenger Hunt!

It took Daniel Paiz and Chad Franzen the full 90 minutes to edit our sound together.  Our montage includes a greeting, footsteps, something wooden, a bird chirping (an animal), a bell ringing, laughter, paper, cleaning, play (basketball), singing (music in the background), a workout, people cursing in multiple languages, water, preparing food, work/something being built, and … More Sound Scavenger Hunt!

StartUp podcast weaves multiple elements into telling story of Justin.TV

Episode 1 from Season 3 of the StartUp podcast (http://bit.ly/2cWQ74k), entitled “Almost Famous”, takes listeners on the first of a two-part journey of three entrepreneurs who started JustinTV, which later became Twitch, and sold for more than $1 Billion.  It discusses their ideas, how they came to be, their ups and downs, their successes and … More StartUp podcast weaves multiple elements into telling story of Justin.TV