Technology for checkout
The BHS Media Center has a wide array of technology for teachers to borrow for use in their classrooms. A catalog is below. Some items can be reserved on one of our online technology schedules. Other tools and devices must be reserved in the Media Center.
Interested in trying something new? Contact Mrs. Hratchian for help discovering how to integrate technology into your classrom and instructional support during your first lesson.
Computer and Collaboration Labs
Doing research? Need a space for students to work together and share ideas? Sign out one of our labs. Here's what BHS has to offer:
4 standard desktop labs
2 laptop labs in the Media Center
1 Chromebook cart lab
1 collaboration lab with room for 2 classes.
1:1 Chromebook Carts
We have 15 Chromebook carts for classroom use in the building. Students can connect to their Google Apps accounts and other web-based applicatons.
There are times when you need an extra teacher laptop in your room -- to show a video, use as testing device or lend to a substitute. We've got your covered with 5 Dell laptops and 5 MacBook Pros.
Presentation & Displays
Need an extra display in your room? Setting up a large BHS space for a speaker? We have VGA connection projectors, extra computer monitors, a large 60" flat-screen on a cart, DVD players and VHS players. Check with the Media staff to make sure you have the correct cords and adapters.
Classroom Reponse Systems
Clickers! An excellent formative assessment tool. There are 4 CPS systems available for checkout.
Try an Apple TV, classroom set of iPads or classroom set of MacBook Pro Laptops. These are fantastic creation tools for video and audio projects. Want your students to showcase their work to the class? Check out an Apple TV!
Speakers & PA Systems
Our Fender Venue is great for large, loud audiences, our Phonic Ear and FrontRow speaker towers amplify for a smaller setting. Various micophone options are available. We also have several CD / MP3 players for checkout.
Podcasting equipment is newly available in our collection. We have 4 Yeti Snowballs, 1 Yeti Pro, a sound sheild, Sony monitoring headphones, pop filters, and more. Need a recording space? Reserve one of our conference rooms.
Borrow a HDMI or VGA adaptor for your MacBook, headphones, software installation CDs, class sets of mini dry-erase boards, and more.