Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

August 4th, 2013

eyesrightblog new post: Visual Notes on Forgiveness eyesright.speedofcreativity.org/?p=1327

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the caged bird in these visual notes from today has to be 1 of my finest drawing masterpieces ever j.mp/15wZmiw

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Calling all Oklahoma teachers! The FREE Western Okla EdTech Conference is this Wednesday Aug 7th in Clinton! j.mp/1b5VlRy

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MrsBeck25 8/4 Chat Archive storify.com/OklaEd/8-4-okl… via @Storify

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@Bill_Hickman Were your ears burning this afternoon during the @OKCPS board meeting? We were talking about your good work w/ Classen parents

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@MeldrumHeather Welcome to Twitter :-) Here’s a list of Oklahoma Teachers you might want to follow wfryer.me/3y7

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@Ben_Haizlip when there’s no time to order from MonoPrice, it’s good WalMart & Radio Shack can sometimes fit the bill! :-)

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@Adam_WK good article after today’s @OKCPS board meeting - thanks so much for being there & covering it for @NewsOK! wfryer.me/3y6

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1 highlight of my day today: Meeting @OKCPS teacher Heather Meldrum & discussing eBooks & interactive writing ideas! j.mp/18XxUJH

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@HeatherRMcMahan I’d argue students naturally know how to create, unfortunately in some classrooms we don’t

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@EdTechSandyK end of May - @OKCPS is on a ‘continuous learning calendar” so we start now but have extra weeks off in Oct, Dec & March

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iReading: Research Says: Actually, Where You Go To College Matters j.mp/1em7fXu by @NPR via @Eliza_Leach

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Last day of summer for our kids, @OKCPS school starts tomorrow!

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iReading: With older model iPhone and iPad ban on the line, Apple finds favor in Washington j.mp/1elQ3RJ by @gigaom

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@Christy_writes yes! A couple @OKCPS teachers who were attending too

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@RabbiRoss I think he was - he’ll be back again next week & I’ll learn more then :-)

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MrsBeck25 Join us 2night 8pm CST 4 as we prepare 4 ReCharge & discuss PD and What WE want!! Hope to have peeps join us 2!

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The best part of the @OKCPS board meeting today was exec session, made plans to help a 2 teachers w interactive writing & e-books this year!

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@OKCPS Board membr Means: “Key issue during interim periods like this with leadership is making sure district staff keep doing their jobs”

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Adam_WK Board wants to hire an interim superintendent to then take a longer look for a permanent replacement.

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FoundationOKCPS Means: We can exercise our option by law not to have a Supt for 45 days past Aug. 30.

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@OKCPS Board member Horning: “I would love it if we could find the superintendent of our dreams soon & not need to appoint an interim”

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Consensus of @OKCPS Board: We need to appoint an interim superintendent while position search starts

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@OKCPS Board member Veales: “I’ve done research & found a firm other urban districts have used successfully for superintendent searches”

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@OKCPS board discussing process for hiring a new superintendent instagram.com/p/cmikZvugLH/

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In discussing vision for the @OKCPS district & new supt, none of the board members said anything about parents or parent involvement

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@OKCPS Board member Means: “I’m tired of being patient. We need a new supt who is [metaphorically] going to come in and bat .300 next year”

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@tonyvincent thanks for the shout it - indeed your innovation (esp w radio shows / podcasts) is featured prominently :-)

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FoundationOKCPS Hardin: I want to focus on a goal of an ACT score of 22. This gets our students into every college, tech school, or a good job. @OKCPS

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@OKCPS Board member Veales: “we need a new superintendent who can turn our urban district around”

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@OKCPS Board member Lynne Hardin: “We need to focus on kids getting core capabilities, being capable of earning a living wage”

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@OKCPS Board member Lynne Hardin
Board Chairperson: “We need to focus on all our students getting a 22 on the ACT”

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FoundationOKCPS Horning: All things being equal, I’d promote from w/in. We must go with the best qualified applicant for Supt., Principal & teachers.

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gr8 job finding wifi! @FoundationOKCPS is live streaming @OKCPS special board meeting now ow.ly/20FzZ2

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FoundationOKCPS We’re up…tweeting should be better. You can follow on twitter and live stream at ustream.tv/channel/founda…

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Adam_WK Ruth Veales, Dist 5, said its time to stop with excuses: “We could write a book of excuses that would take 5 men to carry. No more.”

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@OKCPS Board member Phil Horning: “when it comes to technology I’d say our district is doing pretty good, but you have to move fast today”

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@OKCPS Board member Phil Horning: “we are finally investing in improving our athletic facilities, which were previously abandoned by us”

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@OKCPS Board member Phil Horning: “we have 2 district volunteer coordinators now, & you can tell the difference”

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Unfortunately @FoundationOKCPS is unable to live stream today’s @OKCPS board meeting since they are in a different location w/out open wifi

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@OKCPS Board member Veales: “our teachers & staff should all look & dress professional, just as we expect this for our students”

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@OKCPS Board member Veales: “1 size does NOT fit all - be fair, yes. Some schools need extra staff tho, it shouldn’t just be formula-based”

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@OKCPS Board member Ruth Veales: “we need transparency, we all should be accountable - I’ve heard mounds of excuses & I’m sick of them”

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@OKCPS Board member Ruth Veales: “recruiting is a huge need, but our district [HR] is blocking principals from proactive staff recruitment”

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@OKCPS Board member Ruth Veales: “our urban district is high minority, high mobility, & high poverty - over 95% free & reduced lunch”

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@OKCPS Board member Laura Massenat: “a want a new superintendent that supports schools being different & having individuality”

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@OKCPS Board member Laura Massenat: “Strong principals on our campuses make a huge difference, the same can be true for our superintendent”

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@OKCPS Board member Ron Millican: “I would like our new superintendent to be bilingual”

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@OKCPS Board member Jay Means: “if we look outside for a new superintendent, they must have a track record of successful school turnarounds”

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@OKCPS Board member Jay Means: “if we look outside our district for a new superintendent, they must have experience in 20K+ size districts”

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@OKCPS Board member Jay Means: “we should look inside our district to hire our new superintendent”

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Board member Jay Means: “@OKCPS is an urban district, Our new superintendent should look like our children & relate to our children”

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Bob Hammack: “We need to figure out a way to retain our teachers, have focus groups to figure out why they are leaving” @OKCPS board mtg

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No open wireless available at today’s special @OKCPS board meeting :-(

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[PIC] special @OKCPS Sunday board meeting today ow.ly/20Fx69 (small room at OK School Board Bldg)

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fun audio podcast: The Old Gig: Catching Frogs On Warm Summer Nights by @NPR pcasts.in/n4F5

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@edgamer This podcast from 2011 after I published my first e-book is my best documentation so far ow.ly/20Ft83

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@edgamer I been toying with the idea of making a $.99 e-book about e-book publishing before Sep 21 @writesellwell conference in OKC

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FoundationOKCPS Don’t forget @OKCPS board meeting today to discuss district’s future & interim supt at OSSBA-2801 N Lincoln… fb.me/SiCfGb8O

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@RabbiRoss I was not able to hear his presentation today, unfortunately

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@RabbiRoss There was a man at our church today who is trying to educate people about the state of Israel.

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iReading: Migrating Multiple Blogs into WordPress 3.0 Multisite j.mp/16rUhXl (this is HUGE & gr8 news! for WordPress users!)

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Israel & Oklahoma: Area Comparison @ First Presbyterian Church instagram.com/p/cmQy1eOgJR/

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Large Map of Israel @ First Presbyterian Church instagram.com/p/cmQpicOgI2/

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iReading: Why ‘Slowing Down to Go Fast’ Can Save your Life j.mp/17rqsD8 by @IXchat

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@broncobossman I’m so glad to see Mustang PS using a district-wide Twitter hashtag! Go Broncos!

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Appsintheclass Getting ready for the start of the year? Remove the walls of your classroom with iPad apps & web 2.0 tools appsinclass.com/2/post/2013/03…

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iReading: 12 Most Important Tips To Improve WordPress Security” j.mp/19EMkkD via @WPKickStart1

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@mdalyfarnan I love that you “love to paint” :-)

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dwmalone Anyone know anything about work visas for foreigners looking to teach in the USA or know someone who does? Let me know, please.

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@drsyb is your book available as an eBook? It looks gr8! ow.ly/nBZ1E

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@damian613 thanks for letting me know about the customizations, I hadn’t realized that either. I’m tweaking mine too…

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@derrallg it’s not my list but I bet that’s fine! The list is curated by @shamblesguru

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As I was 1st in 2011, I am absolutely amazed how easy & fast self-publishing with Amazon KDP is. Esp when compared to Apple & iTunes :-(

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iReading: EduSlamTwitter in the Elementary Classroom j.mp/19EMtVd by @EduSlam [VIDEO]

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Mapping Media to the Common Core: Vol 1 is now available on Amazon for $4.99 j.mp/13F24gh

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