Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @wfryer ever

September 2009

Live on EdTechTalk with Seedlings NOW discussing @ACTEM tonight and @k12online http://bit.ly/ghXF6

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RT @k12online Announcing K12 Online 2009 Presenters http://bit.ly/CDzwe

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I’m in the midst of updating iPhone apps with iTunes. It’s amazing 1 app (Top Gun) is a 100 MB download. For a mobile device. Wow.

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@morgret try the iPhone App “coupon sherpa” and see if a coupon is available for Red Robin. You can show the coupon on your phone and use it

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I am delighted I was able to remove the carrier profile from my iPhone now that I’ve updated to 3.1 firmware - it killed my visual voicemail

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wishes Google Reader had a quick button to tweet a link and give source credit / linktribution http://plurk.com/p/24gjj1

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says good news for my 9 year old - she is feeling much better after missing school all week with a fever :-) D… http://plurk.com/p/24ezjz

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6 year old Rachel explains creativity (video) http://bit.ly/3YBMPX

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new post: Removing background noise with Soundtrack Pro http://bit.ly/4splyT

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new podcast: Get Out of Your FUNK, Cut the JIVE! Make Your Classroom Come Alive!!! http://bit.ly/2hjBPn

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reading a great post: There’s No Such Thing As Virtual: It Is All Teaching - http://bit.ly/CNft2

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@aschmitz thanks for letting me know about Adobe Soundbooth. I saw a demo of Audition in Jan2007 at MacWorld and was amazed.

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trying to use Apple’s Soundtrack Pro to remove some projector fan background noise from a podcast…

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This is an unpleasant surprise. Adobe Audition is available for Windows only, not Macs. I was going to download a trial version. Bummer.

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@ManuelGonzales thanks - it was really fun! @iphreak is so enthusiastic and tech-literate he made it easy!

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@markbenno thanks Mark! It wasn’t exactly “under my leadership” - I was just happy to have a role working with the students! Great 2see you!

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working on publishing a podcast from

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please RT & submit your ideas on Communication and Accountability (Google Moderator series) http://bit.ly/uxv1J

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new post: Visualizing Ideas about Creativity with Wordle - http://bit.ly/1YRSEw

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19 videos so far on the @storychasers YouTube site - we’re storychasing creativity today with @creativeok http://ow.ly/rZGj

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Thinking About Learning & Learning About Thinking: Implications for Creative Human Activity by Dennis Ch@creativeokveok http://bit.ly/9Qade

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new post: The Renaissance: Leonardo daVinci & the Creative Mind by Bulent Ata@creativeokveok http://bit.ly/I9Twp

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@creativeok THE NEW RENAISSANCE: A Revolution of Creativity and Learning symposium is starting! Here’s the mobile website http://ow.ly/rQ80

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Great live event Wednesday Sep 30th - Librarians and Truth Detection http://ow.ly/rLZv

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RT @k12online: k12online09 presenter list is almost finalized - We will announce NLT 1 Oct 2009!

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RT @throwyourvoice: Speakers list is posted, more names coming soon (new media conference this Sat in OKC) http://ow.ly/rLIH

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Does anyone know a trick for doing live video capture into Final Cut Express? We keep getting an error: “Reached end of tape”

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new post: Floppy disk, anyone? - http://bit.ly/13nSb9 @MetroLibraryOK

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new post: Great K12Online09 LAN Party September 26th - http://bit.ly/tYgk7 h/t @edtechtalk

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Great @storychasers exec board retreat this afternoon / evening. Our plans for global learner empowerment continue to take shape ;-)

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RT @dannynic: Mafia family Twitter msgs are spam. It gets access to peoples accounts and churns them out. dont click on the link…

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Planning for Wednesday’s “New Renaissance” symposium on creativity in education is coming together @creativeok

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Is anyone else getting a fair number of “Mafia family” Twitter invites? Are these spam or are folks choosing to send these?

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In a meeting at UCO for @creativeok Wednesday’s Creativity Forum, going over schedule and technical details

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new post: The Ethic of the Link, Hyperlinked Writing, and Mainstream Media Link Hangups - http://bit.ly/1a5BkZ

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RT @loisath: New blog post: Learning Joomla http://bit.ly/1wjdFQ

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RT @hurricanemaine: Playing with http://www.uuorld.com/ noncommercial version. Sweet view of data

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listening and chatting with @kathycassidy on http://edtechtalk.com for @k12online k12online09 LAN party live! Please join us :-)

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listening and chatting with @markwagner on http://edtechtalk.com for @k12online k12online09 LAN party live! Please join us :-)

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Daisy Girl Scouts at Krispy Kreme for a tour today - sugar high Saturday! in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/TDvw1Q.t

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@mcleod @karlfisch @unintentional Great work on Did You Know 4.0 :-) http://bit.ly/KJsV1

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new post: Did You Know 4.0 – The Mobile Revolution is Here http://bit.ly/12BSXO

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new post: Chinese Parental Expectations, Creativity, and Chinese Film Recommendations http://bit.ly/4tvmUu

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RT @storychasers Please take a minute to answer 1 or more questions about creativity on our student survey! http://ow.ly/r2Iw

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@Twilliamson15 contact the OU Nat’l Weather Center. I can’t find my contact there who is an ADE but I will look for him. http://ow.ly/r294

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@dcnavis85 I wish that dynamic was different! :-)

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7 new videos from “Storychasing Creativity” now available! http://bit.ly/erYrk

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@elmofromok Here is a session title and description: Podcast Audio Options: Mics, Phones, and Music - http://bit.ly/3EM75T

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Please RT: Help us “Storychase Creativity” by submitting video and survey responses! http://bit.ly/Zw9FL

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Good grief. It is going to cost $200 per person to get travel visas for mainland China. Hong Kong was free! ugh.

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new post: Standalone WiFi Skype Phones and Rocket Scientists - http://bit.ly/beu2t

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new post, h/t @cogdog: Lego people are driving web publishing - http://bit.ly/17xglR

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the agenda for next week’s symposium “A New Renaissance: A Revolution of Creativity and Learning” is available - http://bit.ly/8MVOS

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new post: Critical for Ning site administrators to address spam - http://bit.ly/9d1lx

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new post and video: Visual Tapestry – Flight - http://bit.ly/RkOBG

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@elmofromok Here is my bio info for throw your voice - http://www.wesfryer.com/… - do you have session titles for others posted yet?

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watching DVD1 of Ken Burns “The War” (again) while working on a “visual tapestry” slideshow about flight

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new post: Interactive technology access does not guarantee good teaching and learning - http://bit.ly/S8bET

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asks can you export a timed keynote slideshow as a QT movie, including Ken Burns pans and zooms on different s… http://plurk.com/p/218qqs

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wonders if we will ever change our conference event assumptions about live web broadcasts? Will we ever assume… http://plurk.com/p/218prf

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is in a planning meeting at UCO for next week’s creativity in education symposium http://plurk.com/p/218n5f

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new post: Individualized Assessment on an iPod Touch Using Google Docs – via gWhiz MLA http://bit.ly/34ThfD

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Target Tech in Texas (T3) Collaborative Grant awardees have been announced! - http://bit.ly/12zgYu

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@Allanahk wow - amazing phots in that Flickr group!

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@Neilstephenson we will announce next week - Sep 30th

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@bryanhughes yes we will snnonce selections by the end of next week. Should be Sept 30th

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Amazing sunrise today! in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/fg4Jrw.t

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Just created my first browser-recorded screencast with http://screenr.com - WOW! I am blown away.

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RT @ccassinelli @GoogleAtWork: E-Portfolios with Google Apps using Google Docs and Google Sites http://bit.ly/Xovym

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@ccassinelli check your link on that last tweet - I think you dropped a letter - it should be http://bit.ly/Xovym

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RT @mscofino KinderKids Draw project connects kindergarten classrooms around the world using VoiceThread - http://bit.ly/6WVi5

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please RT: Join the K12Online08 flashback and K12Online09 preview – LIVE this Saturday on EdTechTalk! - http://bit.ly/EKz3y

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RT @k12online: September 26 K12Online Conference LAN Party - http://bit.ly/RqN2r

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new post (and plea for help): Help needed with Wordpress plugin theme file syntax - http://bit.ly/G6W2s

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Good book review of Yong Zhao’s new book on school change and creativity / innovation on EdWeek - http://bit.ly/t8JXx

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new post: Digital Nation Call for Participation – Thinking about Digital Learning Activities - http://bit.ly/cCExQ

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Pareto’s Principle - 20% of the people do 80% of the work - true in many contexts - http://bit.ly/1aHzJY

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@nicolemockler I would love to hear more. The reality rarely meets the rhetoric in large rollouts, does it? Still the move seems bold.

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@garystager at least they are addressing wifi infrastructure - TxTIP made absolutely no allowances for networking - big mistake to overlook

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@garystager judging by the YouTube video, it would seem the vision is “this opens up a world of digital learning and collaboration”

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@garystager hopefully Win7 will do better than XP on netbooks. That is the claim.

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@stephenksu thanks, and thanks for skyping into the session Saturday! It was great to hear your @k12online stories!

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Just landed in OKC! in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/ED_hrw.t

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new post: Purchase a new webkinz or say goodbye to WebKinz World Online - http://bit.ly/Yntck

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new post: An Exemplary Interactive Mobile Conference Website (Vison 2020 conference) - http://bit.ly/taxI6

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new post: Deer Creek (Oklahoma) Students and Teachers Using Skype - http://bit.ly/mT9v9

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new post: Edmond Parents Protested President Obama’s Speech - http://bit.ly/35QyrG

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Anyone have a recommendation for very durable luggage? Mine doesn’t seem to be holding up too well.

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@kdumont that sounds like a perfect Sunday! Good for you :-)

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@saugusedtech@jnetman1 I would love to see what you all are up to firsthand! I met vice-principal in HK interested in elgg, sang ur praises!

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@AndrewBWatt it sounds like they are deploying managed wifi tho, so that is good. Not sure how much commodity Internet each school gets.

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Takeaways from the 21st Century Learning @ Hong Kong Conference - http://bit.ly/gE5R0

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new post: Takeaways from the 21st Century Learning @ Hong Kong Conference - http://bit.ly/gE5R0

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new post: New South Wales: The One to Watch as a Scaled 1:1 Deployment - http://bit.ly/41OR0l

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Just landed in Minnesota from the Tokyo flight. Good to be back in the USA.

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@derekbaird thanks Derek, I hadn’t seen that VoiceThread Tutorial from @mguhlin http://bit.ly/4iNK5D

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@npratt no problem - @stephenksu skyped in and it was great! Thanks for being willing to chat in! It was early in North America!

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Anyone online and willing to skype into our session in Hong Kong, to talk about the value of the K-12 Online Conference for you?

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Anyone have a link to a blog post or wiki showing how to embed a VoiceThread with pbworks, wikispaces, and wetpaint?

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could we please get some tech support in 502/503? We need help getting room audio speakers turned on. :-)

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@dimac4 well multi-tasking can definitely be distracted. I missed the definition of education 1.0 and 3.0 too…

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new post: Education 3.0: A Framework for Change in Teaching and Assessing 21st Century Skill by Andrew Thomson - http://bit.ly/Vaw3P

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well there were some good ideas there, but also some worth debating. Good to learn about http://www.edsteps.org

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Robyn Treyvaud just told me about http://www.foliosinterna… as an eportfolio option

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Follow the live tweets from today: http://twitter.com/#sear…

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hearing Andrew Thomson discuss http://www.edsteps.org - a new eportfolio program Cisco is working on

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so where is the teacher in this picture of “the future classroom” Andrew is showing? A teacher is not part of the diagram.

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are we really looking at students in schools as integrated human beings, or more as data points and statistics more than ever?

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whoa - education 2.0 was “participation” according to Andrew. What was 1.0 and 3.0?

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OK good. Now we are getting the definition of Education 2.0 and 3.0

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Andrew is now quoting Tough Choices, Tough Times report. This is a good piece of research. http://bit.ly/2vuThb

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@myroniusbuckus why is Andrew using the term “Education 3.0?” Did he define Education 2.0?

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so what makes these six skill areas Andrew is talking about “21st Century Skills?” Haven’t these always been important skills?

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Andrew Thomson says: most technology use up to this point has been used to automate existing processes

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hearing Andrew Thomson say we need the New 3Rs of Education: Responsive communities, Relevant to students, Results Oriented

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what reasons to believe the 20th century education system is broken has Andrew provided? Those OECD graphs?

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wikipedia definition of Gerontocracy -http://bit.ly/tRE5q

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what are the measurements for this graph of accountability? what is this measuring?

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So who actually understands this complex graph about “accountability?” This is very difficult to decipher.

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new post: School Administrator Questions about 21 Century Learning - http://bit.ly/2VPfb2

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@jeffreygenehk just left a comment on your post- -it is not showing up, however, so let me know if you don’t see it - may be in queue

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new post - Best Practice WiFi Networks in Schools - http://bit.ly/tX0I1

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Which of these digital magic tricks would you like to see as a screencast? (Google Moderator series) - http://bit.ly/DQASf

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- Our 21st Century Challenge: Developing Responsible, Ethical & Resilient Digital Citizens by Robyn Treyvaud http://bit.ly/3TGD7M

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now watching a Cyberbullying video from digizen.org at - http://bit.ly/4m5LG

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Just learned about http://www.thatsnotcool…. from Robyn Treyvaud at - great site on digital footprint / citizenship

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new post - The Natives are Getting Restless: Growing Up and Learning in a Web 2.0 World by Robyn Treyvaud - http://bit.ly/2vTqlj

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new post: Emerging Trends that Redefine Education in the 21st Century by Bruce Dixon - http://bit.ly/2GXg7E

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12seconds - Tech use transformative or accomodating? http://tiny12.tv/0T57M

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@klbeasley thanks for all your live blogging and comments in the Chatzy tonight! :-)

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here’s the full chatzy backchannel chat archive from tonight’s keynote - http://bit.ly/2n9aSv

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@james_smith_hk sorry tonight’s music intro wasn’t to your taste. They’re not my favorite group, but I think the message was appropriate

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says says @kevinhoneycutt - I shared your video “I Need my Teachers to Learn” with everyone at (Hong Ko… http://plurk.com/p/1ypcem

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says @kevinhoneycutt - I shared your video “I Need my Teachers to Learn” with everyone at @21chk (Hong Kong) t… http://plurk.com/p/1ypc4v

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Just learned TakingITGlobal was created by young people in their 20s from Bruce Dixon - http://www.tigweb.org

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just learned about Grameenphone from @julielindsay - http://bit.ly/DI4nZ

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new post (and VoiceThread): Three exemplary International Schools in Hong Kong - http://bit.ly/9Qeaz

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new post and videos: Interviews and subway videos from Hong Kong International Schools (Part 1) - http://bit.ly/DWdrn

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new post: An amazing view from school (Discovery College in Hong Kong) - http://bit.ly/1J3Zw4

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Please make a program adjustment, somehow it says “No I forbid recording” by my sessions. I’d be honored if anyone wants to record!

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new post: Digital Footprints – Digital Dossiehk - http://bit.ly/1cEv2z

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new post: A smart phone / iPhone web application for the conference - http://bit.ly/19BIok

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I take this Chatzy comment tonight as a compliment- Funny thing: this is an object lesson in exactly what this conference is about.

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Great day today, but jet lag has really hit tonight! I’m about to upload 380 photos from the 3 schools we toured today to Flickr

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Just connected briefly via Skype with Lorraine Orenchuk’s students in Asheville, NC from here in Hong Kong

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new post: Thinking about dark matter, the origins and size of the universe - http://bit.ly/Ohwd1

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make that: new post: Delete multiple (or all) photos from an iPhone or ITOUCH with Image Capture - http://bit.ly/pEOvV

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new post: Delete multiple (or all) photos from an iPhone or iPhoto with Image Capture - http://bit.ly/pEOvV

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new post (and VoiceThread): Hello from Hong Kong - http://bit.ly/4FekT

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After 28 hours of travel time, I’m settled in my hotel in Hong Kong. Interesting how many folks are wearing protective health masks here.

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iPhone now going to airplane mode - for the next week! Yikes! in Salt Lake City, UT http://loopt.us/NF6K_Q.t

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About to board my flight to Tokyo enroute to in Salt Lake City, UT http://loopt.us/I0qYiA.t

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The song “Now Generation” by the Black Eyed Peas has lyrics speaking to our digital native culture of immediacy - http://bit.ly/3m2TZz

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Hello Utah! in Salt Lake City, UT http://loopt.us/U_8Hug.t

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I have started reading “The Book of Learning and Forgetting” by Frank Smith. GREAT ideas. in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/JJ3ftQ.t

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Off to today. The travel odyessy begins! in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/YCBvbA.t

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@RobinThailand you going to present with prezi at ?

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Off to Hong Kong tomorrow for - My bags are packed, I’m ready to go :-)

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RT @WichitaCindy: 22-year-olds buy 77-year-old newspaper, bring it into Twitter era: http://j.mp/gEalS (via @Twitter_Tips)

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@buneetomlinson ok! I will get the wordpress site up tonight or tomorrow and draft our invite soon! Filming should be able to start midweek!

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@bryanhughes well, perhaps ask patents to petition to show the video at our local school board meetings. That is something to consider!

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@kelik0 you are most welcome! Joe’s non-netbook is particularly a great video! Glad you found the links worthwhile :-)

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@buffyjhamilton you are most welcome :-) it has been quite an eye opening ride.

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@aforgrave indeed. I agree on your case study idea wholeheartedly :-)

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@mguhlin maybe if they had a message they want to share with the world?!

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@jeni_wren audio recordings in classrooms work great with headsets - I like the Platronics 550, it is $30 U.S.

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new post: Praise for Red Eye Removal and Custom Book Ordering in iPhoto ’09 - http://bit.ly/4sAoFg

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Whatever your opinion of @Oprah - you have to admit Thursday’s FlashMob dance was amazing! - http://bit.ly/RaQD8

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new podcast: Playing Civilization Revolution on the iPod Touch / iPhone - http://bit.ly/MDzU4

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The song I Need my Teachers to Learn by @kevinhoneycutt on YouTube needs to go viral with school admins - http://bit.ly/hCgZt

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Coletrane Rd in Edmond has been reopened! Woo hoo! in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/6R81UQ.t

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Whew - finished moderating today’s comments to Sarah’s Response to President Obama’s Speech - now up to 1,349 - http://bit.ly/3KElWj

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says whew! 4 1.5 hour repeated sessions today on publishing student work with VoiceThread for OK A+ Schools’ s… http://plurk.com/p/1wq2vn

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says it is a pretty humid and froggy morning here in central Oklahoma :-) http://plurk.com/p/1wkfft

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Finished updating curriculum for tomorrow’s workshop: Collaboratively Sharing Student Work with VoiceThread - http://ow.ly/p4di

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Excellent. YouTube copyright police have taken down the advertisement copy of Sarah’s video as a terms of use violation per my request. :-)

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PBworks wiki access in HK? (please advise!) - http://ow.ly/p42H

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Can someone in China (Hong Kong) please test my PBworks mapped site http://handouts.wesfryer… and let me know if you can access it?

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@RSHartley Woo hoo! That is great! Wish I could be there to see you all present it! Please tweet me a link to your resources when available!

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Does anyone know if http://www.pbworks.com wiki sites are still blocked in China by the national firewall?

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new post: Arrange iPhone icons now in iTunes 9.0 - http://bit.ly/QZS2S

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having to reset and restore my iPhone from a backup - tethering messed up my voicemail :-(

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@Dowbiggin thanks for the feedback - I’ll pass it along to Sarah! Amazing how many folks have thought she was scripted / coached…

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RT @kacada: Asking everyone to pray my son’s roommate will be found - Missing in wilderness since Tues http://snurl.com/rr2ej

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Just had a great videoconference with @TParks in Howe, Oklahoma, planning the student storychaser roles for Sep 30th Creativity in Edu Symp

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Well I’ve apparently been asleep - just realized Apple announced a new iPod with a video camera - http://bit.ly/3VmTjc

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new post: Addressing the R Word Proactively and Flagging YouTube Videos - http://bit.ly/YomgG

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I am still amazed: when someone does a simple keyword search for “administrator movie” (no quotes) the top hit of 10 million is our video

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New ITM blog post: Criteria for moderating comments on a viral video - http://bit.ly/19tjTN

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@buneetomlinson absolutely! This is going to be a fun project!!!

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Nice bumper sticker: Be kind to animals. Don’t eat them. in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/m0xdoQ.t

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Make that “our” family :-) in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/-NymIw.t

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Alas, no OctoberFest in Choctaw for are family this year :( in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/v2BZCg.t

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@capohanka can you share the link to the student’s blog?

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@room214 good question, I don’t know. Some close sources are very scared and gave suggested she stay offline. We will see…

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@timwilson didn’t know it was front page- that IS a wow. Still sorting out the psychology of this with her - hard to fully comprehend…

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