July 22nd, 2014 (Day 10)

Today in History

This Day in History
1784 Friedrich Bessel is born, German mathematician and astronomer. Determined distance to a star & discovered unseen astronomical objects merely through their gravitational force.
1844 William Archibald Spooner, English priest and scholar is born. Father of the spoonerism. 
1894 The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris andRouen.
1934 “Public Enemy No. 1” John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents outside Chicago‘s Biograph Theater.
Every Year Pi Approximation Day, (22⁄7 is a common approximation of π)


Yesterday in Chicago

  Tech Tips

  • Beverly –  Add the site name to your one password for complexity and simplicity. Only need to remember 1 password
  • Adrienne – Skitch Touch & To work from two screens at the same time just hold and pull tabs away from main window. .
  • Ajay – Canned responses in GMail
  • Kenn – Consolidating multiple email accounts into the Apple Mail application

  • Day 9 [Thanks St@rgazers]

 Today in Chicago

Today in History
World of Wonder
Readings and Discussion

  Thank You Pictures


   Tech Tips
   QuickFire Challenge

  • Nursery Rhymes
   PD Brainstorm 
   Reflection Time
   Video to End the Day



Vote on your teammates Explain It To Me videos


Bring in any maker related materials you want to play with/try tomorrow during Maker Playground.

  •  Bananas, pencils, conductive materials, pets, etc.


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