Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

June 23rd, 2013

iReading: Collaborative alliance of churches serves Edmond apartment residents wfryer.me/3ub

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@coach57 I’d love to help but we’ve got a family vacation coming up, I’ll be offline :-)

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important flashback post to read: 10 questions about books, libraries, librarians, & schools wfryer.me/3u9 by @mcleod

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@jonbecker and we miss you :-) Congrats on tenure!

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“Iowa has passed 1:1 tipping point - > 50% of districts will be 1:1 this year, kids taking laptops home 24/7 access” via @mcleod

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[PIC] with mguhlin mcleod @BlueSkunkBlog :-) @ Rosarios Mexican Cafe Y Cantina instagram.com/p/a7CMA1OgCi/

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@jjash thanks :-) wish you were here! How is London? I posted an Ignite rehearsal wfryer.me/3u8 :-)

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@timstahmer ah, but that’s why we have peer review, right? Opportunity to check facts & verify?! cc @DrJohnsonMD @lizbdavis

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j_millstone 43% of students say they want to start their own business and invent something to change the world. cc: @SujataBhatt @avantgame

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:55 PM, Jun 23rd, 2013 via web)

henrythiele Thumb wrestling = the moment twitter went silent at

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jackiegerstein Brain on games research study prweb.com/releases/2012/…

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“the future of education will be empowering students so they can make contributions NOW” by @avantgame

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“how can we connect the 1 billion gamers around the world into a learning environment, make them productive?” by @avantgame

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Hormone oxytocin (helps us trust others) is boosted when holding someone else’s hand for >6 seconds having a + emotion by @avantgame

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[PIC] Twitter Trending at ISTE13 Opening Keynote by @avantgame wfryer.me/3u7

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@mguhlin @BlueSkunkBlog alternate idea: @mcleod & I are in the newbie’s lounge downstairs - want to meet us here?

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@ManuelGonzales that’s a good reason to have a sick day - call it a mental health day! :-) cc @eshileman

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RT “At their essence, effective gaming experiences are about SOLVING PROBLEMS” by @mcleod on @avantgame keynote

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@dwarlick good question - I know kids sure can get excited talking about designing a game in Scratch :-)

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dwarlick I wonder how the brain lights up when kids talk about gaming.

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@DrJohnsonMD @lizbdavis not all the slides used by @avantgame have citations - I’m not sure

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“interesting brain activity in gaming only happens if you are in control / making the decisions” by @avantgame

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“this is your brain on games - something really good to look at” by @avantgame (showing Stanford brain MRI images)

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technolibrary 10 positive emo 10. Joy 9. Relief 8. Love 7. Surprise 6. Pride 5. Curiosity 4. Excitement 3. Awe & Wonder 2. Contentment 1. Creat

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“the opposite of play isn’t work - it’s depression” by Brian Sutton Smith (play theorist) via @avantgame

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“gamers spend 80% of their time failing - when you are willing to do this & draw on emotions, you persevere to win” by @avantgame

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RT @mcleod Having a fun conversation about McGonigal keynote at todaysmeet.com/mcgonigal

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My fav podcast now to listen to on gaming in the classroom is @edgamer edreach.us/channel/edgame…

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lizbdavis The older kids get the less engaged in school they become - is this really all the school’s fault? They are adolescents after all.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:31 PM, Jun 23rd, 2013 via web)

lizbdavis College students also spend more time sleeping than they do in class.

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“playing a lot of games can really change the course of your life if you can experience 3 emotions for every - one” - @avantgame

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Gamers want to feel joy, relief, love, surprise, pride, curiosity, excitement, awe/wonder, contentment, creativity via @avantgame

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So how do we get gaming creators to not make “chocolate covered broccoli” games? - via @edgamer

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JenPeyrot RT @mcleod: Join me: online conversation about McGonigal keynote! todaysmeet.com/mcgonigal @wfryer @mosspike

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single most important thing I’ve learned in 12 years of research on gaming: “10 positive emotions gamers want to feel” by @avantgame

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RT @mathtrain Try allowing the students to create tutorials. studentcreated.tv mathtrain.tv

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“If you were born after 1980, you are good at playing games” - 92% of 2 year olds play screen games now - via @avantgame

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99% of boys under 18 and 94% of girls play games regularly, 13 & 8 hours a week respectively - via @avantgame

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RT @instruct_tech Cool I’m no longer afraid to admit that I have spent hundreds on hours on oblivion and skyrim

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WikiPedia took ONLY 100 million hours to create, that’s just 3 weeks of Angry Brids play, 7 days of Call of Duty by @avantgame

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Gaming shows us what maximum engagement looks like - we can apply some of these lessons to schools by @avantgame

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“where is the engagement gap in school coming from?” by @avantgame

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“the longer you stay in school, the less engaged you become” by @avantgame

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Gallup 2012: 71% of US workers are not engaged (don’t feel they are connected to something bigger than themselves) via @avantgame

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Average Call of Duty player spends 170 hours per year playing = 1 month of full time work via @avantgame

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300 million minutes of day are spent playing Angry Birds now via @avantgame

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“education is the process of establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity” by @Joi via @avantgame

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187 million gamers in US, 16 mill in Mexio, 35 mill South Am, 110 mill Europe, 311 million China, 2 mill Africa via @avantgame

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book by @avantgame: Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better & How They Can Change the World wfryer.me/3u6

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At with @lindayollis & @fitzwalsh [PIC] @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a61XrrOgJ7/

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MT @JSW_EdTech: OKEdTweetUp hits the road for San Antonio! Join us Monday night at 8:30 PM at Q Bar. goo.gl/VmvAP

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JSW_EdTech OKEdTweetUp hits the road for in San Antonio! Join us Monday night at 8:30 PM at Q Bar. goo.gl/VmvAP Please RT @wfryer

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:02 PM, Jun 23rd, 2013 via HootSuite)

JulieDRamsay Wow!!! 20,000 people at from all 50 states & 70 countries

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Sitting in the newbie lounge now - lots more room than the blogger’s cafe! Ready for @avantgame opening keynote :-)

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[PIC] @fitzwalsh sporting a nice orange Texas-sized LID! @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a6hDzfOgBt/

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BeGeeky Storychasing is awesome. Check it out goo.gl/wM3Z5 Thanks @wfryer

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 3:03 PM, Jun 23rd, 2013 via HootSuite)

@Fernandezc4 thanks! I admit I’m in love with @HaikuDeck for presentation slide creation & attribution - @creativecommons rocks!

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amckiel “Are there enough staff at your schools amplifying school stories? Probably not.” - @wfryer at <— need to do much more of this!

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@chuntlytweet gr8! I hope you start a Scratch Club &/or Scratch Camp! Scratch Camp resources are on wfryer.me/3u5

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“Adults need to have fun so children will want to grow up!” via @shareski

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gr8 graph & explanation of the Twitter Life Cycle by @shareski @ Henry B. Gonzalez..instagram.com/p/a6e5l7OgNh/vv

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here’s the WordPress site used by Lakeview Elem student @storychasers club last year wfryer.me/3u4 in @YukonDistrict

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more info on starting your own after-school @storychasers club! wfryer.me/3u3

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jrlien good job @wfryer your word is your wand. pic.twitter.com/Ts8nh7ATRt

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scout2i Three things… write a book, create a scratch club, and be story tellers@wfryere13

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@liz_castillo Here is the grade 4-5 Scratch Club site for Independence Elem @YukonDistrict wfryer.me/3u2 @scratchteam

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rara04 Scratch Camp! Great idea for a school group. Increase computational thinking @wfryer

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amerced Lets become beginners again! @wfryer

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MT @duncanbilingual: Watching @wfryer’s “Open Doors for Students” Ignite talk on at . Excellent! pic.twitter.com/JRknWuphzP

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@iAmRodSmith thanks :-) me too! This is a good place to connect with our edtech geek tribe!

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RT @RacStrong: @wfryer record your voice as a family how true to save memories

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jessicablanca Open Doors - E books with students, scratch camp, story chaser club @wfryer

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k_shelton Corrected image. @wfryer making great use of @HaikuDeck for his Ignite Session pic.twitter.com/t5JaVIjnc6

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@michael_benko ok great - let’s connect later in the blogger’s cafe :-)

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teachhistory2 ignite @wfryer create Ebooks. Words are powerful! Geeks are cool. Lead local story chaser club. Amplify stories and play w media

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tina_p Great to see that @wfryer is using @HaikuDeck for his ignite presentation pic.twitter.com/000h3ReJFl

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AquiAmigo Watching @wfryer deliver a great presentation. twitpic.com/cytlja

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MurrayGirl Digital citizenship is something we DO! @wfryer

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anthsperanza @wfryer: digital citizenship (verb) is something we do, not just talk about

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@iPodsibilities thanks - I love how easy @HaikuDeck makes image attribution!!!

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h/t to @Mariska for sharing the phrase “Your word is your wand!” Ignite

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I just realize I built my Ignite preso with 15 slides instead of 20! wfryer.me/3u1

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Slides for my Ignite preso “Open the Door” wfryer.me/3u1

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Ignite “Failure makes games fun” @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a6Z9d1OgEA/

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Ignite backstage larger than life! @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a6ZbFSOgC6/

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@alicekeeler my son made a screencast last year how to use the Daum Equation Editor & @Wolfram_Alpha wfryer.me/3u0

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alicekeeler Equation Editor in Google Presentation alicekeeler.com/teachertech/20… via @alicekeeler

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@amckiel glad you’re here Andy! Let’s connect later :-)

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@steve_zanotti my best ideas for tech integration are in Mapping Media :-) wfryer.me/map -including iPad media products

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backstage! @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a6XEDCugOT/

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Got an question? Ask mguhlin ! @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center instagram.com/p/a6QrlMugB1/

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Amazing photo of the Sahara Desert from the Int’l Space Station! by @FragileOasis flip.it/LehLw

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new post: Changing Our Vocabulary as Technology Integration Coaches wfryer.me/3tz

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@NgMarlon @KansasNana hopefully! I’ve seen many 1:1 schools where the learning remains teacher-centered tho. We need students creating media

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iReading: LA schools to give every student an iPad via @KansasNana flip.it/rkaf4

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iReading: Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is flip.it/uXzYw

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I added @padlet & @lino2008en to tools on the “Interactive Writing” page of Mapping Media to wfryer.me/3ty

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