iReading: Why digital text is here stay wfryer.me/yd by Curby Alexander
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes me come alive & go do it. B/C what the world needs is people who have come alive -H. Thurman
New post: Drawing is an Act of Attention go.wfryer.me/Lbd64r
Sharp Dressed Young Men (8th grade bridging) instagr.am/p/LTrqJtugCv/
152/366/2012 Hail Broken Window Glass instagr.am/p/LSpmaougDh/
iReading: Super-virus Flame raises the cyberwar stakes wfryer.me/y8 (Israel/U.S. suspected of latest major cyberattack vs Iran)
@ctceismc we are going to build a “Bark Buddy” prototype 1st in Scratch, then go mobile - lots of game play details to work out / imagine!
@BuistBunch I agree we should keep working on building connections Iike this - we have the tools! :-)
@BuistBunch ok, well sorry for the access problems… Probably school content filter related. Glad Alex’s videos provoked questions!
151/366/2012 Hail Threat Parking @ Legacy Bank instagr.am/p/LRcqk7OgLb/
@GRScobee I agree. I really want our next car to be a CNG / gas dual fuel vehicle. Wish I wouldn’t have to pay $10K after market :-(
@ctceismc yes! Thanks :-)
@aemacdougall sorry to hear that :-(
Just saw a Ford Fusion car converted from gas to CNG power via ALTECH-ECO wfryer.me/y7
@RecessDuty thanks :-)
@mhammons awesome, thanks for that recc! I’ll check it out :-)
@ctceismc What is the name of that cute ebook app you showed me the parent made with his child about dinosaurs?
@BuistBunch just send you a DM
@stephaniebice yes, that’s what the airport employee thought who I asked about it.
Very unusual sight today on the tarmac at Oklahoma City: A large Emirates aircraft! (probably weather diverted) twitpic.com/9r0b8h
New post: Educational Technology Podcasts from Kansas City: Storytelling and Visual Literacy Activity Ideas go.wfryer.me/Ju3ZKq
Poll results: How many different assignments last year did u invite students 2share on your interactive, classroom blog?…
@brpumphrey my best answer to the ‘why use twitter’ question: Connect to other teachers’ brains who are sharing useful ideas!
@GSToth not much this trip. Last fall after Shanghai & Qatar, a different story… :-)
@alicebarr thanks - it does seem like a lot! :-)
@BuistBunch Please let me know if that works for you :-)
@BuistBunch I’ll download to Dropbox & send you alternate links :-)
@wterral way to go with your Tweet Nest archive, woo hoo!
@CHADMOOREHEAD I know Deer Creek PS in Oklahoma just amended their board policy for BYOD. I’ll DM you contact info
RT @CHADMOOREHEAD: I am looking for a good BYOD policy to steal. Who has a good one?
Bad, bad storm in OKC. Big hail, my fam reports damage at our house, windows broken :-( twitpic.com/9qsrdl
Last time I watched a soccer game at a stadium was in 1993 in Azteca in Mexico City. 120,000 fans. A bit different tonight! #sportingKC
150/366/2012 Family Hams @ LIVESTRONG Sporting Park instagr.am/p/LO1JE9OgKa/
149/366/2012 Avatar Girl @ First Presbyterian Church instagr.am/p/LO0EsOugJn/
@doddschris Hey great work!!! I left you a comment on the project :-)
#ccss innovation session discussion question: What did Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. and Steve Jobs of Apple have in common?…
All district Internet access is up and available now, just in time for #inspiringexcellence conference breakouts - woo hoo!
MiFi Saves the Day! @ Schlagel High School instagr.am/p/LNjM9POgD9/
Thank goodness for BYOB (bring your own bandwidth) & per-downloaded web videos, Internet connectivity down district wide this am :-(
too many people today believe in the power of TECHNOLOGY rather than the power of WORDS & PASSIONATE PEOPLE
New post: Back to the Future Opening Scene: Marty McFly Experiences Amplifier Power [VIDEO] go.wfryer.me/KlyNBc
@TheHomeworkDog outstanding :-)
@TheHomeworkDog using Safari on your iPad? I choose to open links outside my twitter app in Safari for purchases…
@TheHomeworkDog yep I got it directly on my iPhone - did you try buying on a laptop or desktop? Should work either way, strange…
About to leave OKC, direct flight to KCI today. Glad for the trip/speaking opp but a bit bummed to leave my fam on such a beautiful holiday!
@Philip_Cummings thanks for the cc’s in your RT of today’s post, good folks to follow :-)
@cheritoledo you are most welcome! :-)
I downloaded the FLV video files using the free UnPlug extension for FireFox wfryer.me/xg
New post: Use Tweet Nest to Create a Personal Twitter Information Trap go.wfryer.me/JIEA5F
@cashjim that’s a tempting idea but I’ll pass for now… hoping 2get this silly Piratebox to work… definitely beyond my geek comfort zone
@pioneer_susie Boy that does look like an interesting & practical ‘exercise!’ Did you participate personally?
Sadly tonight I’ve learned to edit my HOSTS file on my Mac & edit entries from the terminal with Pico wfryer.me/xd
@Neilstephenson no tangible change yet other than my 8 year old thinks it’s very cool to tell people her dad is a dr :-) feels gr8 2b done!
Choose Actors instagr.am/p/LJtz6oOgMP/
@Neilstephenson that is a great view for sure!!! Count your blessings :-)
@KathyPerret …& letting my brain focus on entirely different things helps
@KathyPerret going to talk a walk &/or spending quiet time in a natural space often seems to help me. Getting out of ‘my box’…
@danlovejoy maybe iOS developers are running out of clever app names? Saw it at the Penn Sq Apple Store on a demo iPad
Houzz for iPad is a slick interior design idea app, Pintrest with prices wfryer.me/x9
148/366/2012 Pentecost Testimonies @ First Presbyterian Church instagr.am/p/LI3bCPugKN/
YouTube Viral Video Literacy: “Nobody’s Perfect” by Doglover >12 million views wfryer.me/x8 (talk about YouTube courage!?)
147/366/2012 Saturn, Mars & La Luna instagr.am/p/LHYLCCOgDU/
Flashback to 2007 TechEdge article: Online Research with Google Notebook wfryer.me/x7 I still mourn the death of G Notebook! :-(
iReading: Google Educast #49: What is the Future of Citation? flpbd.it/kSbsL
@dogtrax not yet but I will have some soon!
@MatthiasStrubel Hey thanks so much, I posted a reply with answers. Glad you found me on Twitter! :-)
TParks Great article! Passion based learning and #STEM. #tinkering usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2011/12/11/tin…
Devon Building at Dusk twitpic.com/9p8n04
Myriad at Dusk @ Myriad Botanical Gardens instagr.am/p/LEl9THugLH/
146/2012/366 Oklahoma Skyscraper @ Myriad Children’s Area instagr.am/p/LElM9WugKt/
Taco Ready? @ Taco Bell instagr.am/p/LEE-8XOgIF/
@Jules_F1 Good point. Unfortunately clearing out my personal email to inbox zero would be analogous to counting grains of sand on a beach
No awards or recognition for creativity at today’s @OKCPS elementary awards ceremony (just for attendance, citizenship & math scores) :-(
@march4teachers absolutely. I think it was a very traumatic event that left a scar :-(
Just added my first annotation to a YouTube video wfryer.me/ww (to correct a silly recording mistake)
145/366/2012 behold: the destroyer of corn instagr.am/p/LB9GCvugAW/
Pumpkin Progress instagr.am/p/LB8qkcOgAI/
@technolibrary I agree. I’d like to see aggregated stats on how many state & fed legislators sent/are sending their kids to public schools
@tgalvez good luck with the rollout! Encourage them to play with media & create some personal media products for family members!
New post: Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad go.wfryer.me/LtlACh
June 2007 TechEdge column flashback: Join the Global Education Conversation wfryer.me/ws
@okeducation I’m on that page too. Lots of agendas… Unfortunately not all of them are good for kids :-(
@okeducation Who is behind the curtain tweeting & blogging in your channels?