Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

November 2009

@darinrking count yourself lucky. Many of our Oklahoma districts are locked down much more than that…

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Of the 11 of us here, just 2 are women, Are most wordpress developers male?

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iPhone 3G tester - online website test emulator http://bit.ly/8oBqT7

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one of our attendees at is now addicted to Facebook | Fish World thanks to a 6 year old’s prodding http://bit.ly/64r7VA

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@David_North is using WebCam Max tonight w/ Ustream to share his laptop screen and PIP video with Ustream http://bit.ly/7yO2U4

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@jed Live on Ustream: OKC WordPress Users Group! :-) http://bit.ly/5aCCFd

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@Neilstephenson thanks for the reminder - I will reply with email. Yes we should be good for tomorrow!

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@mctoonish no this Carolyn is from Louisiana :-)

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I am planning to Ustream the OKC Wordpress users group meeting tonight which starts in 20 min :-)

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New blog post: A sign - in tabs http://bit.ly/4CwvYp

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@willrich45 well, at least you’re making money even if there are a lot of miles to go. Income is a good thing. :-)

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@bigjakelittle yes, that often is the dynamic isn’t it? Our classrooms need to light the room and serve as mutual audiences 4 each other

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RT @anderscj: Memoov - Animation Studio online: Online animation creation tool http://memoov.com

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RT @ransomtech @smartinez: Fun! Physics Games - Fantastic Contraption http://bit.ly/6qf4pB

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RT @mcarls: Google looking to stream tv…for a fee: http://bit.ly/5jvypK

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@sandy5coat do you know if Karen is blogging anywhere about her new role? I am hopeful b/c of her appointment

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@courosa I heartily agree. I have yet to master the art of taming the burgeoning inbox :-(

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I write online, others write back

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New meme tweet a 6 word story that communicates the essence of 21st century learning

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What has been your favorite Twitter meme to date?

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@mrmosesdotorg yes - no replies yet tho. It did work with iTunes 7 - not sure about newer versions

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New blog post: Learning with Apple: New Content, New Connections, New Communities http://bit.ly/7AmVot

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@kwertz Wow. Is anyone collecting lists of VA schools which block Google? That would be a good thing to amplify as “bad choices” for admins

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@MetroTechOK we are here at Metrotech in the economic development center

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Has anyone had experience running iTunes over WINE on Ubuntu in a school 1:1 setting? http://ow.ly/Hy4W

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New blog post: Leadership in the Digital Age - Apple 1:1 Informational Event http://bit.ly/7mVo3C

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@ChrisParadise wow that is great!!! I would love to drop by and visit sometime this month

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RT @pcwoessner video : Hear from educators who are using and to spark curiosity: http://bit.ly/6qmY1u

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Heading to Apple’s vendor event for in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/NaX1Bw.t

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New blog post: Notes from November’s OKC Wordpress User’s Group Meeting http://bit.ly/6SVqmA

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@mscofino yes! All presos will be linked from the schedule as they go live :-)

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@dgende about 45 min. It is a recorded video tho, so you can watch it at anytime after that. Live fireside chat is Thurs

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@bookminder you are most welcome! It’s been a great day. With AALF and Bruce Dixon organizing the day I knew it would be super

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@MetroTechOK yes indeed - We need to address this in all our schools. Our COV learning community is not accessible in many OK districts now

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@cnansen yes it should be a district decision 4sure. Unfortunately many of our districts just follow what filtering companies recommend

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@snbeach Hi Sheryl, this is Bruce…how r u?….just finishing the OK gig home tonite arrived Sat pm

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@snbeach Yes, he’s sitting right beside me! He quoted you in his preso discussing participatory learning culture :-)

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@dmantz7 Yes, @ittosde is recording all w video & audio, they are going to post. Bruce was great this pm. Wish we had more t1to1

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@TParks so glad you’re headed to Mt Vernon next week! Taking students? Will you videoconference live again from the site? :-)

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listening to @ittosde discuss the Oklahoma SDE TitleIID ARRA Grant for 1:1 RFP at http://bit.ly/7ZGs1V

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New blog post: 21 Steps to 21st Century Learning by Bruce Dixon http://bit.ly/7PVTmf

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I am inspired by Bruce Dixon. I am inspired to think bigger and in more ambitious terms for our 1:1 projects than I have been…

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@MetroTechOK Why do you all block Twitter on your public wifi network? Very inconvenient.

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@M_W agreed - this does seem to be a great facility - except the websense content filtering, of course

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@Turbodean no, didn’t know that. What is the per client cost of the software for a 1:1 context? Does it run on Ubuntu Linux?

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@TParks wish you were here - thinking about you in Howe doing what we are talking about here! :-)

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New blog post: Leadership, Vision, and Student Achievement (Panel) http://bit.ly/6yvhqr

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watching Bruce Dixon show and discuss YouTube video help with bowdrill set http://bit.ly/7RLZ5P @AALF

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listening to OK tech directors say we need to hear the FCC chair address CIPA, and explain YES you can permit Ning and Twitter

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@jed here’s your link for Pecha Kucha http://bit.ly/5D8c1p - we should do a conference with this model in OKC!

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vendors were given 5 minutes each to share their schpeal. Almost Pecha Kucha. Not really tho. Many didn’t use visuals.

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of course I’ve been in some US schools where Google is blocked too… not 1:1 schools, but still that happens…

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There are some schools in Australia now that have blocked Google entirely. Wow.

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New blog post: Models of Contemporary Learning by Carolyn Thompson http://bit.ly/6P3POb

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@ittosde yes, found one in the back!

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I think Carolyn Thompson may be blowing away a lot of the audience with her examples of student wiki projects, uses of iGoogle, etc

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thanks @jed for the portable power strip - I’m now plugged in at the back of the room, continuing to blog Carolyn Thompson’s session

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I should have brought my netbook - my macbook pro is already out of juice, and it’s just 10 am :-( started with full charge today

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New blog post: Leadership and Vision in a 1:1 Reality by Ron Canuel http://bit.ly/84y5gJ

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this begs the question, what is “learning transformation” - hopefully we’re looking for more than digitizing traditional instruction

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listening Ron Canuel present on his district’s 1:1 showing graphs how traditional school subjects are liked better when tech is used

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New blog post: Opening Remarks from AALF / Oklahoma SDE 1:1 Learning Conference http://bit.ly/8Yfrr0

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Welcome to the MetroTech Conference Center - OKC (Blocked by Websense) http://bit.ly/77epeq

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Just submitted my first CNN iReport on the OKC apartment fire. Apparently it has to be approved before going liv… http://loopt.us/uRh49A.t

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Major house fire right across from Classen SAS this morning. 1 house a total loss. in Oklahoma Cit… http://loopt.us/NUUlzg.t (PIC)

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Looking forward to today’s 1:1 conference by the OK SDE and AALF!

in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/51Xs1g.t

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RT @k12online Going Global: Culture Shock, Convergence and the Future of Education http://bit.ly/6gWrN3 @mscofino

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New blog post: Share the K12Online09 Printable Flyer at your school http://bit.ly/7jfc7M

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k12online New post: Spread the Word! K12Online09 Printable Flyer Available http://bit.ly/8gQWss

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thanks @Durff for sharing http://storybird.com - short, visual
stories that you make with family and friends to share

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pgeorge Official hashtag for all K12Online Conference tweets: -spread the word about this incredible learning/collaborating opportunity

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congrats to @WordPress - WordPress Wins CMS Award! http://ow.ly/GZm7

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RT @k12online K12Online09 Presentation Schedule Available http://ow.ly/GVBw

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RT @303bytm @Twitter_Tips: Big wave of hacked account DM spam going out right now. Don’t click suspicious links

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Woo hoo! Alexander is 12 today! in Oklahoma City, OK http://loopt.us/cSWThA.t (PIC)

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@technolibrary the link to tomorrow’s @k12online keynote will be on the Conf blog and the schedule, which will be in the left sidebar

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@marchgo2012 I am a digital learning consultant for schools :-) http://www.wesfryer.com

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New blog post: WatchKnow vets educational YouTube videos http://bit.ly/5wJGZH

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The waffle fries and dip at Granite City are hard to beat. in Wichita, KS http://loopt.us/2mOCOQ.t

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@ChristianLong yes, my kids were watching that on a laptop just last night for the first time!

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@jasonmkern it’s never too late to comment on a post! Glad you enjoyed that lip dub!

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@Durff np - all regular sessions will go live at 7 am EST

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@jenwagner @BethStill @bhsprincipal ok, thanks for the feedback. That had been my thought as well….

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RT @k12online what do you think of Ning virtual gifts? Is this a Ning feature we should keep or remove? http://ow.ly/Gvr0

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Please join us on Classroom 2.0 Live RIGHT NOW, we start at the top of the hour, talking @k12online http://tinyurl.com/cr20l…

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says again we had lots of screens present during our Tgiving holidays… Shelly on her Kindle, laptops, iPhone… http://plurk.com/p/2scdru

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Just discovered http://www.givesmehope.c… thanks to their free iPhone app and the App Genius… Excellent!

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Been trying out Twitbird for iPhone. Free version supports 2 Twitter accounts. Nice interface.

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@JSW_EdTech I know @TParks would love ideas and help on using Joomla

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@JSW_EdTech I’d like to see @storychasers help with that very topic. @TParks is wanting to publish with Joomla I think (incl syndication)

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Fun new, free iPhone game: Rocketbird! (can’t shoot anything, however)

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says got my parents Christmas lights up today, perfect weather for it! Then we all went ice skating for A’s bi… http://plurk.com/p/2s9rgp

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New blog post: Join us on Classroom 2.0 Live Talking K12Online09 Saturday http://bit.ly/6wpz4R

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Using the iPhone app PandoraBox to find free black Friday app deals :-) in Manhattan, KS http://loopt.us/79aT6Q.t

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New blog post: 4 More K12Online09 Teasers! http://bit.ly/5GcM3m

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New blog post: Podcast 335: Classroom Basics for 1:1 Computing by Shawn Massey and Wynn Draper-Bryant http://bit.ly/5MXcfl

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GREAT 3 minute video podcast explaining Proper Microphone Placement by Adam Weiss http://bit.ly/5W4zNT

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Created a new iPhoto library on my Mac - my old one kept showing errors when I imported photos http://ow.ly/G3y2

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Minor housekeeping changes to my Google Reader - eliminated my 1:1 category (small) & merged those into education category http://ow.ly/G3sH

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New blog post: 7 Mac and iPhone Software Apps for which I’m thankful http://bit.ly/4ut2w3

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New blog post: Read Facebook in Pirate English http://bit.ly/8oI1jn

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@russgoerend you are most welcome - I hope that effort can mature into a collective action campaign in 2010…

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@techyturner we were headed to Manhattan, KS, but via Oolagah, OK - so not our usual route :-)

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New blog post: Learning about Xinjiang, Urumqui, and China’s Uygur People http://bit.ly/57pRm4

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Back on pavement near Cassody, Kansas at 150th St & Gray Rd http://loopt.us/Upw3Wg.t

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Hello Eureka, Kansas! at Township Road 300 & United States Highway 54 http://loopt.us/kOB8lQ.t

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Interesting Osage history here - Opthleyahola’s Great Escape in Fredonia, KS http://loopt.us/cWJK8Q.t

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Eating at Tavern on the Plaza, wondering where the ghost is! at Coffeyville, KS http://loopt.us/b6DKbQ.t (PIC)

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Hello Kansas! at Coffeyville, KS http://loopt.us/aY2jsw.t

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Seeing some new roads in northern Oklahoma today in Nowata, OK http://loopt.us/u2_etQ.t

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@dmantz7 well, that was actually a different pie place in Crescent which sold whole pies. A fried pie would have been good too, tho :-)

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great @k12online organizer meeting tonight. Amazing how tricky GMT scheduling can be. Thankfully Ning helps! :-)

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mscofino Reading: NY TImes: Report Calls Online Threats to Children Overblown: http://tr.im/FCW4

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@bengrey I don’t think so, but there is no telling the help which may come from the @k12online community!

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Bummer the pie store is closed here. 3G is available, that is a surprise at Crescent, OK http://loopt.us/nVT2jA.t

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Oklahoma SDE TitleIID ARRA Grant for 1:1 RFP now available as a PDF (36 pgs) http://bit.ly/7ZGs1V

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New blog post: I’ve Got a Feeling we’ll see more Lip Dubs like this one http://bit.ly/64xegG

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Ride Amtrak to/from Guthrie Oklahoma Dec 10-12 only - woo hoo! http://bit.ly/7wpTGA

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New blog post: Five more K12Online09 Teaser Trailers! http://bit.ly/5zNIUJ

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@SandraFoyt very cool, I didn’t know there was a Rubik’s Cube’s iPhone app. I never was very good at the analog version.

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@kentbrooks is the IT director at WOSC and has setup his own Ning instead of a professional blog- I was just thinking http://bit.ly/6hiAV5

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kentbrooks The MAC version of our Software for Starving Students Project is now up at http://free.wosc.edu

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new podcast- 1:1 Learning w Open Source Netbooks is Practical, Affordable and Powerful – Learn Why http://bit.ly/8g6d8l

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acarvin Here’s @jorfanon’s first dispatch from his Antarctic trip. He’s currently picking up supplies in southern Chile. http://su.pr/8ZZUop

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joycevalenza Yippeee! iFree Skype recorder is here! http://bit.ly/63PCAU/ (Makes mp3s)

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I have become the #1 worldwide fan of the free WordPress plugin TDO Mini Forms! Working GREAT for @k12online so far! http://bit.ly/93hTUA

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RT @barrydahl @RWW: Your Browser is Now a Web Server: Opera Includes Opera Unite in Opera 10.10 http://bit.ly/4Jz7ml

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My 9 year old wore her TTU shirt to school today. She wanted to remind her OU fan classmates about Saturday’s gridiron outcome :-)

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@EvansEric that would be me when I wasn’t driving :-)

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For the record, be advised my carpool copilot sent that last loopt update & pic! :-)

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Very thick fog in this morning in north OKC at I-35 & I-44 http://loopt.us/jtwqDQ.t (PIC)

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RT @k12online All 2009 presenters should have received an email w video publication login credentials and final procedures http://ow.ly/EN77

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@snbeach hello Perth schools from Oklahoma, USA! Don’t forget to join us for @k12online starting Nov 30th! :-)

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@awolinsky my dream of a great breakfast! :-)

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@ChristianLong you are welcome, I thought the video was well done too. Effective style.

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RT @bclark_cgchar: I use http://www.pdfforge.org/ on windows to do the same thing, great tool. (combine PDFs)

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RT @jswiatek: Ever seen PDFHammer? http://bit.ly/7WbwkL - Combine PDFs online for free. I’ve used it. Works great.

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@jswiatek hadn’t seen that one - thanks!

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@tabor330 I didn’t realize Preview can also combine PDFs. Good tip. I like the reduce file size feature.

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@chollingsworth yep. Holiday time brings out the worst in our consumer oriented economy :-(

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The IHOP machaca defines “breakfast of dreams” :-) in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/pCLxgg.t (PIC)

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New blog post: Meet Jonney Shih, Netbook innovator http://bit.ly/4KEPLo

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New blog post: Power of Google Voice Transcriptions comes to YouTube with Automatic Annotations http://bit.ly/6Hn0I3

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New blog post: Doubting the power of Netbooks? Consider Chrome OS http://bit.ly/7cZPIP

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New blog post: Pleased with Windows 7 default scanning functionality http://bit.ly/8y09NR

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just used Combine PDFs to merge 3 PDFs into one, free (mac only) http://bit.ly/9nXjp

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This Pier1 ad summarizes the consumer-oriented ad messages of the holiday season in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/vyfwhQ.t (PIC)

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No more locks on shift refrigerators at this Edmond fire station. A more cooperative cooking era has dawne… http://loopt.us/I2lgrw.t (PIC)

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Fire stations may have 600 applicants for 10 spots. Academic and physical test scores are used to cut to 40 for … http://loopt.us/09TwSw.t

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Touring Edmond Fire Station #4 with Daisy Scouts in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/-4Qkog.t (PIC)

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Sarah signing autographs after last night’s performance: http://flic.kr/p/7hhq2u

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RT @TheSocialCIO: Forbes: Tracking A Million Conversations ~ New technologies that help businesses monitor social media.http://ow.ly/DRrM

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@kjarrett interesting - they started the new policy about 2 weeks ago. We haven’t been here in a couple of months. Sorry yours closed!

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@thecleversheep I met folks from Ontario last Sunday in Austin at the GWE who know you! They saw your blog listed on my education blogroll

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@thecleversheep that is great! It’s a wonderful play. Very positive themes. Half full, half empty and “You’re always good4 something” r favs

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@Agins213 we were actually talking about some of the media she has created so that triggered the question :-)

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Krispy Kreme is cracking down on non-paying freeloaders, apparently in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/Tg3GxQ.t (PIC)

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Sarah did great in her 2nd performance of “Bremen Town Musicians!” in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/rN1NlQ.t

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asks does anyone have links to exemplary student media portfolios, esp ones created w/Google Sites? http://plurk.com/p/2pauh2

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is on a date with my 6 year old. Had a date with my wife today too. Life is good. :-) http://plurk.com/p/2patkm

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asks What is the best single video to show administrators thinking about 21st century skills and learning in a… http://plurk.com/p/2p8u3s

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RT @pingele: Teacher facebook page litmus test: Would you feel comfortable with the same info on the front page of local newspaper?

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@pingele agreed- are u sharing that as your FB litmus test or quoting me? I think I have written that before - regardless it is good advice!

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new post: Oklahoma Bears, Tar Pits, Mountains, Girls Circles, and Marriages of 70+ years - http://bit.ly/4CdpRg

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@MEprincipals have you compared Facebook to Ning as a communications platform to HS students?

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@web20classroom Ning: a made 2order learning community platform, configurable as a walled garden, moderated or open community, ideal4 video

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@WalterRose yep TTU needs the win this weekend as does KSU

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RT @billgx: I would greatly appreciate your thoughts on Teachers using Facebook this morning. http://tinyurl.com/ya2pr…

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RT @nnorris: Asking again - what should be on a school superintendent’s RSS feed?

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RT @BethStill: true? only reason CIPA has not been struck down is b/c it has override provison 4educators?

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@BethStill interesting - I will RT to see if others have insights - I have not heard that

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k12online Please respond to our 2009 “Getting to Know You” post in our Ning! http://ow.ly/DQSM

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@amichetti there are more than a few examples of FB posts people thought were private going public. That is the point I think.

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@beil oh sorry, just saw you sent that in an earlier tweet. thanks!

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@beil np - do you have the link to his wiki?

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this is big for accessibility - Automatic captions in YouTube http://ow.ly/DNI1

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just read Twitter Drops “What are You Doing?” Now Asks “What’s Happening?” http://ow.ly/DNGQ

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@beil are you going to blog notes from the session? It sounds like a good one.

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@jorech do you have a link to your resources for “Advanced Thinking in Digital Storytelling?” I’d love to see it if so!

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My IRB draft is almost finalized. Should turn in to UCO tomorrow. in Edmond, OK http://loopt.us/SkAGEw.t

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@marchgo2012 How do you think we re-imagine our schools? :-)

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@davecormier Good question. At my house, spouses and children are not charged for tech support… at least at this point. :-)

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actionhero “Google Image Swirl Brings the Wonder Wheel to Photo Search” http://j.mp/3rNGl5

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slister A gr8 collection of archivd conf. presentations from Virtual School Symposium here: http://im.ly/5efbf/

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iLEADCommunity Do ur administrators use Web 2.0 tools? Read findings from nat’l survey conducted by @MetiriGroup &a@CoSNCoSN: http://tinyurl.com/yho6q…

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