About Michael Burke

Michael Burke began his career by being named a "Teacher of Promise" by the Maryland State Department of Education in 2009. Since then he has been the Director of Technology, Multimedia, and Graphic Design as well as an HBS and BI teacher at Bel Air High School. Currently, he is the Science Department Chair and the Lead Teacher of the Biomedical Sciences Program at BAHS. Michael prides himself on the myriad of technical and productivity skills that his students develop while in his classes.

HBS Blog for September 12, 2018

Today Students: Students in this class had their weekly meetings. This was our first weekly meeting with this class so we went over how we will set goals for HBS success. While weekly meetings were going on students worked on Mission 1.1.1. We paused meetings so we could "handout" all of the suggested due dates for [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:36:43+00:00September 12th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 11, 2018

Today Students: Set the goals for themselves about what they will accomplish this week. Then each student earned a Meeting Master badge by having their Weekly Meeting with me. They also worked in small groups and finished their work on HBS 1.1.1. Today I: Had one on one meetings with every HBS student. I talked [...]

By |2018-09-11T17:42:06+00:00September 11th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 6, 2018

Today Students: Finished their Trello Welcome Board activity while they got their headshots for their senior slideshow and their professional accounts. After the wrapping up their first day activities some students actually got started on HBS content! This year's group of HBS students seems eager due to the fact that about 70% of them have already completed the [...]

By |2018-09-06T19:17:07+00:00September 6th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 5, 2018

Today Students: B day students had their introduction to HBS today. We got all the students into our Quizlet Class, the students introduced themselves via the Trello Welcome Board, and went over the syllabus. Today I: Worked with students to establish the standard rules and procedures for the class. Everyone Should Know: HCPL cards and signed syllabi are due [...]

By |2018-09-05T22:44:57+00:00September 5th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 4, 2018

Today Students: Worked on their Trello Welcome Boards, joined our Quizlet Class, and learned about the expectations for HBS. Today I: Made sure students had access to all of the accounts they needed. Everyone Should Know: Signed syllabi and HCPL Library Cards are due by next Friday (09/14/18).

By |2018-09-04T20:53:40+00:00September 4th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

Adobe Post- A Cheat Code for Social Media Imagery

Research routinely supports that social media posts with images get greater engagement from followers than posts without images. Some times 140 characters is not enough time to get your message across so a cool high end graphic would be helpful. What Is The days of Photoshop being the only graphic design app are gone. Most people do not [...]

By |2016-12-09T17:40:02+00:00March 14th, 2016|Staff Blog|0 Comments