July 21st, 2014 (Day 9)

Today in History

This Day in History
July 19th
1848 A two-day Women’s Rights Convention opened in Seneca Falls, New York
1983 The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
July 20th
1822 Birth of Gregor Mendel, Czech geneticist (d. 1884)
1903 The Ford Motor Company ships its first car
1969 Apollo 11 landed on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility, and Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon
1977 The Central Intelligence Agency released documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments
July 21st
1873 At Adair, IowaJesse James and the James-Younger Gang pull off the first successful train robbery in the American Old West.
1902 Willis Carrier creates the first air conditioner in Buffalo, New York
1925 Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, high school biology teacher John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.
2007 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published, selling 15 million copies in the first 24 hours
2011 NASA’s Space Shuttle program ended with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135


Last Week in Chicago

  Tech Tips

  • Kevin:  Bitly – https://bitly.com/shorten/  Shorten a URL to post in Twitter
  • Ashley: Student response system using any online device https://www.socrative.com/
  • Donna: Hold down the ctrl, shift, and esc and the Task Manager menu will pop up on Windows
  • Zarina: Tech Tip Your camera can take a screen shot by just sliding your screen to the right
  • Stevie:

  • Day 8 [Thanks to the TechSperts]

 Today in Chicago

Today in History
World of Wonder
Readings and Discussion


  Backwards Design

  Thank You Pictures


  Tech Tips
   i-Image & Explain It To Me Work Time
   Reflection Time
   Video to End the Day



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


Due Tomorrow:

  • Explain It To Me video project