Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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April 3rd, 2013

Check out the student video “Tips for Test Takers” wfryer.me/361 by @YukonDistrict @storychasers

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new post: Lessons on Suicide Prevention from Rich Van Pelt wfryer.me/360 @crossingsokc

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MT @credly: Recognize achievement & give badges from any WordPress site. BadgeOS plugin connects to Credly: badgeos.org

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@credly fantastic!!!! Can’t wait to read more & try this out - thanks! :-)

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iReading: Why USB Sticks Are Dangerous & How To Protect Yourself wfryer.me/35z via @techsavvyteach

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Has anyone figured out how to shrink a link inside the new @Flipboard iOS app? That was an option before the latest update

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iReading: What Is Blended Learning? These Videos Will Get You Started wfryer.me/35y by @Edudemic

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73/365/2013 Rainy in The City @ 7-Eleven instagram.com/p/XqfRRqugEj/

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@mtechman absolutely - helping kids connect with caring adults and peers is key

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@mtechman He was focusing most on what individuals can do to help

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@mtechman He only mentioned that schools should not publicize suicides allot, because that amplifies the attention factor

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@BethStill you are welcome - we have too :-(

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@crossingsokc Sorry I saw your message about the hashtag 2late2 use it tonight. I’ll create a @Storify of my notes & tweet you :-)

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eyesrightblog On the topic of suicide remember Hebrews 13:20 wfryer.me/35x - Rich Van Pelt

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concluding advice from Rich Van Pelt on teen suicide: “I have the information, but you have the relationship”

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Look for “no harm contract for life” online, use them with teens who are contemplating suicide -Rich Van Pelt

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QPR Institute wfryer.me/35w has good resources on suicide prevention & certification -Rich Van Pelt

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HELP strategy to prevent suicide -Rich Van Pelt @ Crossings Community Church instagram.com/p/Xqa0QeugNv/

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Most kids who complete the act of suicide use guns. If you have guns in your house, lock them up, guns are not forgiving -Rich Van Pelt

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People need 3 things to suicide: time, place & a method. If a teen shares all 3 quick, time to act is now -Rich Van Pelt

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“Kids today are wet cement” (take the time to listen!) -Rich Van Pelt

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Average US family today spends 14 minutes per week communicating, but 12 min are negative -Rich Van Pelt

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Taking the time to listen is a key strategy for addressing tern suicide -Rich Van Pelt

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“Scarfing” (Erotic asphyxiation) & false teen ideas about it = a reason 4 many suicides each year wfryer.me/35v -Rich Van Pelt

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Kids prepare for death not by writing a will but often by giving away their possessions -Rich Van Pelt

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Alcohol & other drugs are not primary factors for suicide but enabling factors - Rich Van Pelt

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There is 1 divorce every 27 seconds in the US today -Rich Van Pelt

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book recc: People of the Lie by M. Scott Peck via Rich Van Pelt amzn.com/0099728605 pic.twitter.com/SEoVeGWcee

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gr8 movie addressing suicide: To Save a Life (2009) imdb.com/title/tt127028… via Rich Van Pelt

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There is 1 divorce every 27 seconds in the U.S. today -Rich Van Pelt

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Know the developmental clues for suicide: #1 risk factor is changes in the FAMILY -Rich Van Pelt

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< 10% of people who survive a near-suicide attempt go on to die from suicide (this is good news for suicide intervention) -Rich Van Pelt

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80% of people who are going to suicide TELL US in advance (so never ignore any message about suicide!) - Rich Van Pelt

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Only 15-25% of teens who commit suicide leave a note (lack of a note <> it couldn’t have been a suicide) - Rich Van Pelt

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Most suicide attempts happen in winter, most suicide completions happen in the fall - Rich Van Pelt

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We have not identified a gene (yet) which pre-disposes a person for suicide - Rich Van Pelt

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MYTH: “Nothing could have stopped her once she decided to kill herself” (that is wrong, we can make a difference!) - Rich Van Pelt

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Two-thirds of people who have contemplated suicide are no different than person beside you, they have just lost perspective -Rich Van Pelt

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Cutting: Understanding & Overcoming Self-Mutilation by
Steven Levenkron via Rich Van Pelt amzn.com/0393319385 pic.twitter.com/DrbZKonm2A

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book to read: Karl Menniger, Man Against Himself via Rich Van Pelt amzn.com/0156565145 pic.twitter.com/TAeYOx3hvq

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The good news tonight on teen suicide: Each one of us has the capacity to save a life - Rich Van Pelt..instagram.com/p/XqV6yTugHU/vd

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HUGE turnout for Rich Van Pelt tonight speaking on teen suicide at @crossingsokc @ Crossings Community..instagram.com/p/XqVtJkugHC/3I

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CDC says 1 in 4 teens in the US this year will contemplate suicide - Rich Van Pelt tonight speaking at @crossingsokc

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@jjash yes absolutely! (the hash tag says it all!)

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@fuglefun what great field trip documentation! I’m so thrilled you used @audioboo with students to share & archive experiences! :-)

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Check this out! Field Trip to the Art Institute of Chicago wfryer.me/35u by @fuglefun (student @audioboo reflections!!!)

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11 @YukonDistrict Teacher of the Year videos are in YouTube playlist wfryer.me/35t & linked here wfryer.me/35s

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new @YukonDistrict learning showcase website post: 2013 Yukon Teacher of the Year Videos wfryer.me/35s

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@jjash yes, it’s 100% based on the Mapping Media site. 1 chapter per media product.

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iReading: Michelle Rhee And The Relentless Marketing Of Education ‘Reform’ wfryer.me/35r

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iReading: Is Right-Wing School Reform (Texas) Toast? wfryer.me/35q by @jeffbcdm

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iReading: Will charter schools survive the confusing charter movement? wfryer.me/35p by @jeffbcdm

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iReading: 7 Best Interactive YouTube Videos wfryer.me/35o by @mashable [VIDEO]

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gr8 interactive YouTube video example by @brookhouser: Writing Felonies: There, Their, They’re wfryer.me/35n

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iReading: How To Make Interactive YouTube Videos wfryer.me/35m [VIDEO]

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@gravesle @GuthriePro I’m using Gravity Forms for WordPress wfryer.me/35l so I’m wondering if they have a SMS trigger option…

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I’m brainstorming ideas 4 a summer workshop based in part on “2011-07-27 YouTube Teachers Studio” wfryer.me/35k via @MsMensing

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scottmclay Going to try @infinitewp to manage my multiple WordPress sites. Hope it saves me a lot of time. Its free! Try it out infinitewp.com

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new post: Digital Citizenship: Learning to Cross the Street in a Digital World wfryer.me/35j @k20center @YukonDistrict

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@GuthriePro good idea - @gravesle suggested the same thing. I’ll check, thanks :-)

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@Hollnwall I’ve had more interaction with int’l IB schools than US-based IB schools, but what I’ve seen & learned about is very positive

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Download Vimeo worked gr8 yesterday when I needed a temporary, offline copy of a video to share with students wfryer.me/35i

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gr8 digital literacy example on mis-info / don’t believe all you read online: All About Explorers wfryer.me/35h via @k20center

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MT @PrincipalArc: Worksheets Are Awesome bit.ly/10tFuoG (clever!)

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@Hollnwall @Larryferlazzo @alexanderrusso I like many elements in the @MarzanoResearch model but am troubled materials are proprietary

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@Hollnwall yes I would & do. My 9th grader is an IB major now in @OKCPS at

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@jjash I’m working on an ebook project in 2 parts based on Mapping Media, part 1 should be done/available by in June :-)

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@iBuildApp is there a way with the “news” module to make the “read more” like at the bottom open in a new safari window in a native app?

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@iBuildApp thanks for the reply! Your instructions are very thorough & helpful - so far so good :-)

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@kentbrooks did you ever put those songs on CCmixter? You are the bravest, musically creative IT guy I know! :-)

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iReading: State Supt. Barresi Thanks Legislators for Support of Instructional Coaches wfryer.me/35g by @oksde via @JanetBarresi

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“If you look at all the data it’s clear educational performance in the U.S. has not gone down” flip.it/6n2TO via @norman_atkins

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“If you look at all the data it’s clear educational performance in the U.S. has not gone down” flip.it/NFGnl via @norman_atkins

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