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Prepare for your Presentation!

At Brewster and throughout your Academic career, you will inevitably have to give a presentation. This is so common that every single classroom and presentation space has a projector, speakers, screen, and AppleTV. They are ready for you at a moments notice, but are you? Here are some tips to ensure that your presentation goes smoothly every time! Continue reading “Prepare for your Presentation!”

Google Classroom: Share to Classroom

A Google Chrome Extension now exists to enhance Google Classroom, which allows the teacher to (A) push websites directly to student’s laptops,  (B) make an announcement with a web link directly from a web page and (C) make an assignment with a web link directly from a web page. Continue reading “Google Classroom: Share to Classroom”

Keying in to Computer Programming

By Allison Caravella ’17

At the end of my freshman year at Brewster, I was faced with the decision of which elective to take. I always try to push myself out of my comfort zone and try something new. As a ninth grader, I chose computer graphics, which introduced me to Photoshop and Final Cut Pro: two powerful (and very useful) programs that were alien to me. At the end of the class I had learned some great new skills that I’ve actually used for many school projects. So there I was, sitting at my computer and debating. One option that I kept coming back to was an introduction to computer programming. Continue reading “Keying in to Computer Programming”

BA Students projecting to AppleTV

Quick testimonial from Doug Skelley describing successful student projection in his classroom.

Curricular Spotlight: Chris Hafner and Wolfram Alpha

Tech on Tap Poster

Faculty Spotlight: Doug Kiley and Google Classroom

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