Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

March 1st, 2013

Glad to be back in OKC! (at @fly_okc w/ 2 others) 4sq.com/13vp9X3

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@SouthwestAir ROCKS!!! They held the plane so I made my St Louis connection to OKC!!!

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KayC28 Excited to be presenting at “The 2013 School Leadership Summit (SchoolLeadershipSummit.com)” ning.it/WRLxn5

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poppymasselos Infographic: The Languages Of New York, Mapped By Tweets fastcodesign.com/1671949/infogr…

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jackiegerstein he 2013 School Leadership (Virtual) Summit on 3/28 This looks great but why are all keynotes, distinguished speakers male?

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stevehargadon Blog Post: Announcing Amazing Keynote and Distinguished Speakers for the School Leadership Summit: The 2013 Sc… bit.ly/ZROtFj

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Great post on creating with clay!
RT @greeneyegal: Now this is on-task behavior! artwithmrsg.com/3/post/2013/02…

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@ryanbretag many of our students WOULD be better served if we explicitly helped them prep for the ACT rather than state tests :-(

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@ryanbretag when most teachers hear that “sound byte in question” I don’t think they are picturing ACT test prep. It’s the state tests…

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@ryanbretag …into college. But the financial payoff for a family if a student is a nat’l merit scholar is staggering at a univ like OU

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@ryanbretag the stakes for the PSAT are just incredible for nat’l merit scholars. I know your post about “Tom’s” is focused on kids getting

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@ryanbretag good post. I’m certain not advocating that we ignore tests like the ACT & what they mean for higher ed entrance & scholarships

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robeanne@stumpteacher: Teaching is not about what you will do as the teacher but about what kids will do because of you. @bengrey

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@dmcordell that’s a good one too… But more advice than prophesy I think :-)

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I think Treebeard himself may have written that fortune :-)

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I like my parting fortune :-) @ Midway International Airport (MDW) instagr.am/p/WViWz6OgDG/

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@sjgorman that sounds wonderful! :-) It was great to meet & visit with you at

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@ChrisLAtkinson I’ll follow it when someone creates it :-)

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@smeech is there a twitter list of @EdReachUs podcast show hosts?

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@djakes I missed you at - I enjoyed some cheese corn in your honor :-)

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I started a twitter list wfryer.me/ice (still working on it) gr8 educators to follow!

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elemenous YouTube adds AirPlay competitor to iOS app aol.it/YF1wDa via @TUAW

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hear, hear! MT @williebee: it’s courageous minds & passionate professional educators that make ICE rock solid.

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@williebee indeed. I put you in that group too :-)

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@ryanbretag what kinds of feedback have you had over the years from students regarding test prep thanks?

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@jayatwood @ryanbretag I agree tests R imp but does a student come back yrs later & say “Thanks so much for prepping me 4the test?”

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@ColleenKR @sylviaduckworth @HeidiSiwak a bit :-) here are the links for my creating mobile apps session wfryer.me/mapps

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@shannonmmiller U2& yes! very excited about our discussion. Glad things con’t to go well for awesome learners!

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@Luke1946 yes indeed! I esp enjoyed our visit Wednesday night. Keep sharing the gospel in edtech! :-)

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@williebee your assistance was most appreciated! was a great conf thanks to the knowledge & skills of able redshirts like you! :-)

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@nnorris great to meet you as well - & congrats on ADE! You have a WONDERFUL group of collaborators!

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@JMGubbins yes indeed - a long awaited f2f meeting after MANY tweets :-)

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Glad I wasn’t driving for the 2 hour journey to Chicago Midway airport! (at @MidwayAirport) [pic]: 4sq.com/13ukJiQ

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@dlaufenberg it was such a pleasure to dine w you Wed night at & visit. Best wishes in your continued work 4 our kids & teachers :-)

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zgilbert Sugata Mitra: We Need Schools… Not Factories huffingtonpost.com/sugata-mitra/2…

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Awesome video podcast! woo hoo Minecraft in the Classroom WIZARD @zgilbert @edgamer youtube.com/watch?v=abpAMJ… mobile @storychasers !

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jtwillmann Check out this weeks Tech3 about @ICEconference! youtube.com/watch?v=abpAMJ… talking @iPodsibilities @zgilbert @wfryer

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Many many thanks to the wonderful @ice_il organizers for a great learning conference!!!

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@lloveridge yes, we face that resistance here in the US too… Chipping away at the fear tho via sharing amazing examples of student work!

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lloveridge @wfryer Well, I honestly think I’m a changed person after two years in Qatar at QA and the Middle School Tech Conference, too. Thanks again.

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@lloveridge Ours is an amazing world fertile 4 rich & powerful connections across space & time. So glad our paths crossed & now intertwine!

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@lloveridge I learned a new word at this week for folks like you showing the way forward for others: You are a “lighthouse teacher”

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@lloveridge wow that is GREAT! :-) I’ll go look for that FB post. Thanks so much for sharing. Makes my evening. :-)

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@lloveridge were the teachers in your sessions receptive?

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@lloveridge that’s wonderful! I’m so glad it went well - good for you! We met in Doha before you came back stateside, right?

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@davechilders great to talk with you - looking forward to an exciting meetup March 18th!

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jmidkiff Notes from the House Common Education Committee..okcapitolsource.com/notes-from-the…7I

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Great highlight of : meeting the amazing @MsMagiera ! @ Pheasant Run Resort instagr.am/p/WVJvAMOgBd/

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@ipadSammy it was great to see you - wield Holler Gram well down at SxSWedu in Austin next week!

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new post: iAuthor an iBook: Creating iBooks on the iPad by Meg Wilson @iPodsibilities wfryer.me/2tr

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@Showbie looks like a gr8 free iPad app for sharing/collecting student work! wfryer.me/2tq via @iPodsibilities

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I learned a new iPad eBook app that lets students recorded their voice! My Story wfryer.me/2tp via @iPodsibilities

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@pgeorge you all should definitely ask @fuglefun to present on @liveclass20 :-)

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@pgeorge yes, absolutely! And equally exciting was meeting presenter & amazing K-5 art teacher @fuglefun ! WOW

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Visual shoutout w Holler Gram 4 iPad (free) wfryer.me/2tn for @iPodsibilities at the start of her talk!

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amazing collection of videos by EveryNone that will make you think: wfryer.me/2tm via @bengrey

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in a session with @iPodsibilities: iAuthor an iBook: Creating iBooks on the iPad - woo hoo!

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gr8 & overall life quotation / motto: FAIL = first attempt in learning via @misterabrams

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I LOVE this video @bengrey just shared at : WORDS wfryer.me/2tl

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the lesson is not “you’ve been doing it wrong all these years” - inspire teachers: the landscape & tools have changed! @bengrey

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gr8 video: What pi sounds like by @newscientist wfryer.me/2tk via @bengrey

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gr8 list of animation tools! wfryer.me/2tj via @LFedtech

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WillardSchool @newschooltech teaching us how to use the Doctopus script in Google Docs- great possibilities for classroom and building use!

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tracycrowley77 An idea: One day a week allow students time to fully direct their own learning towards their interests and passions

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garyfeltman Great Presentation “4 iPads, Now What?” docs.google.com/presentation/d…

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martinmoran21 Would love to do a Chicago-based tech conference/unconference this summer. Anyone interested in putting something together?

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new post: Curriculum Stories with StopMotion Animation by Jan Cosmos wfryer.me/2th

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techsavvyed Here’s the Video Story Problem 101 link for anyone from the session at techsavvyed.net/archives/2352

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rnjhunt Genre twist: Describe a photo you wish you’d taken. Turn it into a poem. Turn into persuasive. Turn into informational. via Pam Allyn

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nvwick “Dogs don’t eat google docs” “Google docs does not run out of printer ink” “Google Docs is not forgotten at home.”

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michellerussell RT @ErinJackle: “Dogs don’t eat Google Drive.”

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@InstTechTalk @ipadSammy I’ll come by after this current session and say hi if you all are still around :-)

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Stopmotion video is so hands on, manipulative, & collaborative: wonderful for learning

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@BlondieReader you are most welcome - thanks for the feedback! Please keep me posted how it goes w your students!

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new post: Creative Digital Art Projects that put STEAM into STEM by Tricia Fuglestad @fuglefun wfryer.me/2tf

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Want to be inspired by INCREDIBLE K-5 student videos? Check out @fuglefun Fugleflick_Index wfryer.me/2te

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great tip: submit your edtech wishes for your classroom to the IPEVO Wishpool for $$$ wfryer.me/2td via @fuglefun

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@globalearner I found your keynote speaker: K-5 art teacher @fuglefun -the art teacher we ALL dream about for our own children

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Fugleflick videos = student-created / art-related videos teaching art related topics by kids wfryer.me/2tc by @fuglefun

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Learning how powerful Quartz Composer can be combined with Photobooth to put kids in scenes wfryer.me/2tb via @fuglefun

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Behold creative art at it’s finest via digital videos: K-5 art teacher @fuglefun ‘s Vimeo channel wfryer.me/2ta

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@WillardSchool Yes: use computer software @ReflectionApp or @AirServer - put your iPhone on a tripod with Glif wfryer.me/2t9

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new post: Digital Storytelling: Get It Write! by Joe Brennan @joebjr wfryer.me/2t8

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@langwitches yes definitely! I started working on an Interactive Writing resource site last fall wfryer.me/2t7 (we could use it)

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new post: Creating a Worldwide Literacy Community wfryer.me/2t6 by Pam Allyn @pamallyn @litworldsays

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MonroeLLC Our stories are mobile, portable and democratic too @pamallyn

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today our stories can be mobile, portable and democratic! @pamallyn (we must advocate for this!)

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book recc: “Planting the Trees of Kenya” by Claire Nivola wfryer.me/2t5 via @pamallyn

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World Read Aloud Day is in 5 days on March 6th! wfryer.me/2t4 @litworldsays via @pamallyn

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nnorris The secret to teaching students to read and write is to have them read and write a lot…. a lot…. @pamallyn

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misterabrams Keynote reassures me that I am doing something right when my son says he loves Thursdays b/c it’s library day & he gets a new book.

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@buckydurddle indeed it’s not in many places. that’s why we need to organize & advocate

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Remember I come from a long line of women who knew what they were talking about @pamallyn

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If you want to have a legacy, you have to read aloud to kids @pamallyn

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We never hear a student say, “My favorite teacher was the one who did test prep with us” @pamallyn

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MT @shnology: It’s a “human right” to have tech in the classroom. @pamallyn keynote

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in this revolution I want us to collect, share and enjoy stories @pamallyn

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You make the time for things you love @pamallyn

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great thing about the Internet and technology: we are listening to each other! @pamallyn

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to be a good teacher you have to be a good listener @pamallyn

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My father as a volunteer for our organization in Nairobi just did one thing: Asked kids to tell him their stories @pamallyn

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jackiegerstein Technology & social networking creates opportunities for the artistry of communication - to connect humanity @pamallyn

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jackiegerstein We have the opportunity to create a generation of innovators because now we have the resources & technology (a human right) @pamallyn

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why are we forcing kids to check their devices at the door? The revolution is that STORIES MATTER @pamallyn

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the silver bullet for increasing literacy: you have to read and write a lot! @pamallyn

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EdResources1985 “Students don’t respond to what we put in their heads. They respond to what we put in their hearts.”

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hoosier_teacher Gain experience from reading & share experience through digital media: Introduce storytelling w/ multimedia to students.

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JMGubbins What’s in the map of your own heart? via @pamallyn Your story matters.

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canmarcotte “Genius = story matters” @pamallyn

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It is a human right to have technology in school, it is all about democracy @pamallyn

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Issues @pamallyn mentioned today about lack of basic edu resources in Kenya is why Upendo Kids is needed! wfryer.me/2t3

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canmarcotte “Technology is our power tool for the innovation of literacy” @pamallyn

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jenwagner Love it when a keynote is so comfortable — like 2 friends chatting on a porch

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SarahKasprowicz @pamallyn We all only have a few themes.We are inspired by a few things over and over. Technology is our power tool for innovation.”

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jackiegerstein The significant books I read in high school were NOT assigned nor even offered at school. Found them on my own. Sad.

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technology is our POWER TOOL as advocates for literacy in our world @pamallyn

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misterabrams Think of a kid’s perspective of time when asking how was your day…better ?, what was your favorite thing you did today? @pamallyn

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jgbluedevil I love what @pamallyn shared about Good Night Moon by Margret Wise Brown. Bedtime rituals are so important for a child.

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leperez1 Pam Allyn: “We all only have a few themes in our lives.” What’s your theme?

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jackiegerstein I nominate @pamallyn to speak at

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new vocab: “Saudade” in Portuguese means longing / nostalgia via @pamallyn wfryer.me/2t2 (no direct English translation)

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The question “how were the last 7 years” is like the question “how was school today” to most kids in school @pamallyn

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our children’s authors are bards and guides to help us understand what it means to be a child in this world @pamallyn

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Literacy is humankind’s greatest and most lasting innovation @pamallyn

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Never before has literacy been as important pamallyn

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@musictechie thank YOU for sharing your energy, passion & ideas for teaching kids as well as inspiring them!

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Over 800 million people around the world are illiterate, and over 2/3 of those are women @pamallyn

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[PIC] @pamallyn presenting this morning’s keynote wfryer.me/2t1

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Join us LIVE now at for “Creating a Worldwide Literacy Community” by Pam Allyn @pamallyn wfryer.me/2sz (morning keynote)

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new post: Infusing the Arts in the Common Core by Carol Broos @musictechie wfryer.me/2sy

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@jenwagner I see you :-) I’ll come over to your seat after the keynote!

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congrats edtech champion for kids, librarian, & award winner @leperez1 !

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@jenwagner yes - 5th row on main ballroom, right side :-)

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MT @kentbrooks: Nice tool. Wideo.co | Anyone can make cool animated videos! bit.ly/XeWa5Y

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