Calendar of Cool: First Open-Heart Surgery

Daniel Hale Williams

This Wednesday, July 9, marks the 121st anniversary of the first open-heart surgery. A man with a knife in his chest was brought to Dr. Daniel Hale Williams at Provident Hospital in Chicago. Using no anesthesia, Dr. Williams removed the knife and repaired the heart of the patient, who lived for years after the procedure. […]

Tech Wednesday Justin

This week on tech Wednesday, we are going to cover a brief historical moment in technology. To play along with the summertime feel, I am going to talk about something both cool and familiar! Did you know that on June 29, 2007, Apple introduced the world to the i-Phone. Its hard to believe that was 7 […]

July 2014: Activators and summarizers with mobile devices

Activators and summarizers have been used in classrooms for a long time. We all have our favorites and students know what to expect when we begin to use them. Since many classrooms now have at least part time access to 1:1 mobile devices, whether on a cart, a BYOD environment, or a true 1:1 program, […]