Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

April 11th, 2012

ARJalali Google Chrome OS Will Soon Look More Like Windows Than A Browser techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/goo… via @TechCrunch

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@Watrealymatters well, actually I was linking to that @CNN article that posted that question :-)

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Social media pros make mistakes too: @latimes apologizes over yesterday’s tweet about Zimmerman website wfryer.me/p9

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iReading: China scandal unlikely to upend Communist Party’s apple cart wfryer.me/p8 via @latimes

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tonyvincent I am THRILLED with day one of in Phoenix! Thanks to our speakers and participants for a great day of thinking and sharing.

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@ellen_schmitt the keynote is over, but tune into again tomorrow for more! :-)

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iReading: Will Apple lawsuit mean cheaper e-books? wfryer.me/p7 via @CNN

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@kevin_corbett I saw you are looking for a personal twitter archive solution, check out Tweet Nest wfryer.me/p6

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New post: Technology & Innovation in Education by Jaime Ca2go.wfryer.me/HCwngdnaZ9

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Education can change a family’s destiny in one generation via @jcasap

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MsMensing “Technology is not new if you are born into it.” @jcasap

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So what is going on with this ‘pinstripe’ thing? via @jcasap

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GREAT quotation: Remember when you thought you’d be able to bookmark the web? via @jcasap

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When my kids were born I taught them how to cross the street. I didn’t try to ban cars. via @jcasap

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Desks are a huge detriment to learning in schools, they are perfectly setup for falling asleep on them @jcasap

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the hard drive alone in my current cell phone would have been worth over $6 million in 1980 @jcasap

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In 1980 a gigabyte of information cost around $200,000 @jcasap

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If we all learn in different ways, doesn’t it make sense we should be testing in different ways? via @jcasap

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tedrosececi If I told my students it’s impossible to watch everything on YouTube, they’d take it as a personal challenge. @jcasap

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@ProfTK good point - assessment is about what we value

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For every minute of YouTube video you watch today, 60 hours of YouTube video gets uploaded @jcasap

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About 15% of the world’s information is online currently @jcasap

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instead of memorizing facts, we need to use info in collaborative environments / in communication @jcasap

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instead of memorizing we have to learn how to process and make sense of information @jcasap

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why is collaboration cheating? it is how we do things today via @jcasap

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jackiegerstein how we learned is not how our students learn- they crowd source Jaime Casap of Google lockerz.com/s/200560400

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Travel tip: Never buy your child a ukulele on the first day of vacation via @jcasap

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The Internet is where we find resources and manage relationships via @jcasap

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nooccar This is the classroom I want! cc: @wfryer instagr.am/p/JTSxSFnKKh/

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Do you remember when we used to have to call the Internet? (sometimes it would say it was busy, call back later) @jcasap

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Big challenge for us today: Managing the crisis of low expectations [in schools] via @jcasap

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at the end of the day it comes down to having great teachers, no matter what tech or how much tech we use via @jcasap

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What I think about: What will work look like for graduates in 2036? by @jcasap

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DarkBasic: 3D game creator software wfryer.me/p5 via Stephen Andrews

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Gangplank is an awesome AZ-based collaborative for innovation & creativwfryer.me/p412y2 @nooccarc2012

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HS game design curriculum on Moodle [openly accessible] wfryer.me/p3 via Stephen Andrews

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Just heard about CompuGirls: A social justice technology program for girls wfryer.me/p2 via Stephen Andrews

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New post: Using ARIS to Create Interactive, Multimedia Enhanced Field Trips by Wes Molyneaux go.wfryer.me/IBJM9i

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About to hear @jcasap share the opening keynote on “Technology & Innovation in Edu” - he is “Google Education Senior Evangelist”

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Yet another mobile scavenger hunt option: 7Scenes wfryer.me/p1 via @ctceismc

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102/366/2012 Paul Rodley Skyping AZ to NZ instagr.am/p/JTLkTuugGm/

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Great digital newspaper option: pressdisplay.com via @nooccar

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Great district initiative for shared curriculum/textbooks: beyondtextbooks.org via @nooccar

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Another mobile scavenger hunt option: Scvngr wfryer.me/p0 via @ctceismc

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dianedarrow Get driving questions that students are passionate about - collect facts and stats pet peeves @tonyvincent

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TxTechChick “Schools are getting devices but doing things the same way.” PDF of a book on an ipad isn’t innovation—> good point!

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Stencyl is a promising mobile iOS app development software for students similar to Scratch wfryer.me/oz via @ctceismc

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A basic video about creating a basic GPS-based multimedia iOS game with ARIS @arisgamesdev wfryer.me/oy

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Listening to @newtrier_stem share ARIS wfryer.me/ox free development platform for iOS GPS-based games!

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Audio podcast of @ctceismc session available: Why Every Teacher Should Become an App Creator wfryer.me/ow

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@dreambition you are most welcome - thanks for the feedback :-)

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Learning now about ARIS: user-friendly, open-source platform for creating and playing mobile games wfryer.me/aris

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New post: Why Every Teacher Should Become an App Creator by Chris Thompson go.wfryer.me/I6ekdI

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Sphero is $100 rolling ball robot, iOS controllable wfryer.me/ou via @ctceismc

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Yikes… flashbacks… “Hypercard lives on via LiveCode” wfryer.me/ot via @ctceismc

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iReading: Why all our kids should be taught how to code wfryer.me/or by @jjn1 via @ctceismc

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Steam Not Stem | Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics wfryer.me/oq via @ctceismc

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Watching: Baby Thinks a Magazine is a Broken iPad! wfryer.me/op via @ctceismc

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New Tools + Old Ways = No Change via @ctceismc

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TEDxManhattanBeach - Thomas Suarez - iPhone Application Developer… and 6th Grader wfryer.me/on

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Now watching @ctceismc create an iOS / mobile game in 4 minutes using @gamesalad wfryer.me/om

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@kevin_corbett great to meet you today too, Kevin! Especially interesting to learn about your virtual learning situation in WA

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video: Bubble Ball - Robert Nay 14 years old [mobile iOS game] developer wfryer.me/ol

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“Tools for [mobile] App/Game Creation” PDF handout by @ctceismc wfryer.me/ok

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The ePUB program for is 1 of the best I’ve ever seen for a conference wfryer.me/og I wonder how they created it?

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kevin_corbett Have you ever had a student read a text book, then go home and write a text book? The power of & students’ ability to m2012

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sjunkins There’s no crime in Phoenix in the summer because it’s too hot for anyone to go outside.

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Slides for @ctceismc preso today: “Why Every Teacher Should Become an App Creator ” wfryer.me/oj

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A great Arizona quotation: “You don’t have to shovel heat” - Shawn Huffman

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“Creativity comes from spontaneous meetings - random discussions -U run into someone. U ask what they are doing…” -Steve Jobs

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Tomorrow is “geeky t-shirt” day at !

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70 breakout sessions this year at wfryer.me/og “if there’s not a chair, look elsewhere!” via @tonyvincent

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Now @tonyvincent using Siri to remember all housekeeping items (very clever presentation)

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We aspire to be student centric, not device centric, but we have to talk about both via @tonyvincent

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Applicable for mobile learning 2 I think: “Limited space creates [opportunities for] unlimited creativity” wfryer.me/oi

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Stories of connections & classroom learning emerging f2011 convinced me I had to help again w2012@tonyvincentcent

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“I am still learning the art of saying no” :-) @tonyvincent

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Now hearing “housekeeping tips” from @tonyvincent

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When you let out the learner, you unlock the genius

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@SheratonPhxDtwn thanks! What a beautiful city and great hotel! Thanks for hosting !

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“technology lets out the learner in all of us”

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Bubble Ball is a free iOS game created by a 14 year old student! wfryer.me/oh

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Great story of elderly parent with Alzheimer’s now playing preschool games on an iPad: Keeping the brain active

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GREAT schedule, speaker lineup, & sessions 2012 this yewfryer.me/ogofmE

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Often the simplest questions are the hardest to answer - Richard Bach

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I was in a classroom recently where their classroom computer is STILL the 1999 “Blueberry” iMac via Kathy Wiebke @azk12

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How can we harness the power of mobile phones & devices to support learning for our students? via Kathy Wie@azk12zk12

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As educators we need to grapple with WHERE learning takes place, & provide students access via Kathy Wie@azk12zk12

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Listening to Kathy Wiebke with @azk12 set the stage for this week’s conference

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Great event: STEM Institute 2.0: Global to Local - Act & Interact w Air, Land, & Sea July 9-1wfryer.me/ofkbile2012

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skrashen Julie Woestehoff, in Chgo Trib: Trib deserves D- for supporting value-added: susanohanian.org/show_letter.ph…

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@rmbyrne I’m planning to use @posterous in my breakout session tomorrow - Looks like DNS problems :-(

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posterous We’re waiting for our DNS updates to propagate across the internet. Hope things will be back to normal very soon.

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@pookyy Much that ‘matters’ in education is not reflected well/at all on a bubblesheet, including digital literacy / collaboration skills

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@pookyy In Irving ISD in Texas where they’ve been doing 1:1 for >10 yrs they resisted the state’s push to make test scores a program metric

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@pookyy …traditional multiple-choice assessments isn’t the best way to measure the impact of a digital learning initiative

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@pookyy Yes I absolutely agree every child needs access to mobile, digital learning devices. My point is that improving test scores on…

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iWatching: Hillary Clinton describing Bin Laden raid at US Naval Academy wfryer.me/od via @CNN

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Skyline of my birth city [pano] @ Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel instagr.am/p/JSdOu0ugCt/

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City Cloud Mirror @ Phoenix Convention Center instagr.am/p/JSbZysOgCD/

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I’m at METRO 3rd St/Washington (Phoenix, AZ) 4sq.com/ICzukP

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@jenwagner always glad to help a fellow storychaser / blogger / mobile road warrior :-)

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@jenwagner excellent - that is great! This post has more ideas/resources 4 mobile blogging w Wordpress wfryer.me/wp

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@gravesle awesome, looks like that is station #12 - thanks! :-)

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@gravesle ok I’ll look for him, thanks :-)

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anyone know which light rail / metro stop is closest to the Sheraton?

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@ctceismc wow - what airline were you flying? Glad to hear their mobile wifi supported videoconf

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@tonyvincent … Emphasis should be on pedagogy not tools, we need to help change that focus

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tonyvincent “At schools that ban mobile devices, 63% of students use them anyway.” More about high schoolers in this infographic: tonyv.me/msmti

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@tonyvincent I don’t think mobile learning initiatives should be promoted based on test score impacts…

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Collaborating with @dogtrax &a@ColleenKRenKR on Stopmotion videography ideas for students =uWin

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@catlett1 I’m honored to be on your list :-)

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@jenwagner I’d be glad 2help - I use the free Wordpress iOS app. You have to enable XML-RPC in WP writing settings 1st wfryer.me/oc

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Woo hoo - here I come! (@ Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) w/ 89 others) 4sq.com/Hy1ri5

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Mountains, Gandalf, Mountains!!! @ Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) instagr.am/p/JSCxYBOgKe/

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Wi-Fi On Board (Delta airlines) instagr.am/p/JRvmzvugFJ/

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