July 15th, 2014 (Day 5)

Today in History

This Day in History
1606 Rembrandt was born
1799 The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchardduring Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign
1848 Born, Vilfredo Pareto, Italian economist and sociologist (d. 1923) [The 80/20 rule]
Ford Motor Company took its first order
1928 Born Carl Woese (biologist at UIUC). Discovered a new kingdom of life – prokaryotes, eukaryotes and now archea. [“I think Woese has done more for biology writ large than any biologist in history, including Darwin”]
1943 Born, Jocylen Bell Burnell, astronomer, discovered pulsars/neutron stars. Did not receive a nobel prize.
1988 Die Hard (the greatest action film ever made) hits the big screen
2003 The Mozilla Foundation was established and Netscape was dismantled.
2006 Twitter was launched


Yesterday in Chicago

  Tech Tips

  • Kenn – Run Windows on a Mac Using Mac App “Parallels”. Allows You to Run Windows in a “window” on a Macintosh.
  • Ajay – CamDictionary Free (Translation app using camera)
  • Adrienne – On Surface, swipe form the left side to view previous screens or to have two items shown at once
  • Anna – Schoology
  • Beverly – Voice recognition on Surface

 Today in Chicago

Today in History
World of Wonder
Teaching Demonstration #4

  • Teaching demonstration (30 minutes)
  • Group Discuss/Brainstorm (20 minutes)
  Readings & Discussion 

  Teaching Demonstration #5

  • Teaching demonstration (30 minutes)
  • Group Discuss/Brainstorm (20 minutes)
   Slow Fire


   Tech Tips
  Continue Slow Fire
   Reflection Time

   Video to End the Day: 



Arrival at University Center: 8:30am Museum of Science and Industry


Homework (For Wednesday)


Homework (For Thursday)

Prepare lesson and materials for Teaching Demonstration. Complete the following readings and be prepared to discuss in class