Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

September 16th, 2013

@neldadee you should totally invite @BYOTNetwork to keynote your next conference, his message is powerful & needed in schools!

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This keynote by @BYOTNetwork at was best I’ve ever heard on BYOD - gr8 invite @tonyvinent & @azk12 ! j.mp/14cprRY

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key to mobile learning: “focus on the process” - @BYOTNetwork

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“begin with the questions, empower the Ss with assessment” - @BYOTNetwork

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I added “Eden” to Simulation/Game page of Mapping Media to the Common Core j.mp/17FgAc3 via @BYOTNetwork

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Eden is an iOS world builder app like Minecraft j.mp/165ZHtZ via @BYOTNetwork

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“getting Ts to let go, letting Ss think, giving Ss TIME to think, these are are BIG mobile learning challenges” - @BYOTNetwork

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“mobile learning is all about the LEARNING, not about the tools!” - @BYOTNetwork

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“our district sends some MiWi devices home w/students for Internet access, we do filter those devices” by @BYOTNetwork

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“we block porn & gambling by category on district filter, but sites like YouTube & Twitter R unblocked 4 students” @BYOTNetwork

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“from acceptable use policy to responsible use policy” - @BYOTNetwork

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“the library/media center needs to look more like a coffee shop or Apple Store instead of Dept of Motor Vehicles” @BYOTNetwork

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jackiegerstein Forsyth County Schools System - resources forsyth.k12.ga.us/site/default.a…

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edrethink ActivBoards turned out to be pretty inactive and SMARTBoards weren’t all that smart.

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RT @hblove03 RT @tonyvincent: “It’s not an interactive whiteboard if the teacher is the only one using it.” -@BYOTNetwork at

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RT @azk12 “Every time to tweet something, you publish something.” ~Dr Tim Clark

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@jsvoorhees so great to break bread with you tonight at - thanks for the conversation tonight! :-)

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“my twitter handle is an extension of myself as a human being” - @BYOTNetwork at

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reubenhoffman Digital Footprint or Digital Tattoo? Does it wash away or is it more permanent?

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RT @jjash the maker movement of making for adults is IKEA. Kids is minecraft . Oh yeah!

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here’s the clever cartoon on “performance assessments” in school @BYOTNetwork shared j.mp/16adf0x cc @jackiegerstein

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edrethink Amazing that people ask about equity when talking about BYOT, but they don’t mention the same thing about schools in general.

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RT @mrhooker Only 20% of schools allow BYOD? Doesn’t that seem very low? Love to see those stats.

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SciencePorn “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein

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@dmdanker you really should bring a team from @k20center next year to the conference!

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azk12 “My job is to point my kids in the right direction & let them go. They can do so much more than what is in textbooks.” GA Tchr

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“systematic transformation doesn’t happen systematically; it happens personally” by @BYOTNetwork

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jackiegerstein High tech learning NBC news clip shared by @BYOTNetwork nbcnews.com/video/nightly-…

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JerylPhillips Awesome share! “@tonyvincent: Here’s what I shared during my Get the Most Out of Your Device session at : tonyv.me/most

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5 years ago when we started BYOT, we thought (erroneously) all kids would have netbooks by @BYOTNetwork

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now hearing opening keynote at by @BYOTNetwork: Mobilize Me! Engaging Digital Age Learners j.mp/14cprRY (preso links)

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slides from my preso today: Student Storychasers: A New Media Journalism Club j.mp/17ECmwp

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@felixjacomino recommends for iOS devices at home for kids: Mobicip Safe Browser With Parental Control j.mp/17Ezsrw

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“creativity can thrive when you give activities some limits” by @tonyvincent

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“ignore infrastructure if you want to have frustrated teachers in your 1:1” by @felixjacomino

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BYOD can = bring your own danger, but also “bring your own diversity” @felixjacomino (Starbucks doesn’t block certain devices)

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We have a 1:10 ratio of certified tech integrators to teachers at our school by @felixjacomino (high priority on coaching!)

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When parents hear “we’re going 1:1 iPads” some will hear “we’re going to do EVERYTHING now at school on the iPad” @felixjacomino

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now listening to @felixjacomino share his preso: Success Starts at the Top: Supporting a Mobile Learning Initiative

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stay in the mindset of “what if” instead of “yeah, but…” by @tonyvincent

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gr8 tip: How to Use the Wish List Feature on AppShopper j.mp/1ejfFDa via @tonyvincent

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gr8 new audio podcast to check out: @HonouringStory j.mp/1eHP1oT by @swpax & @corisaas via @ipadSammy

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gr8 new @polleverywhere feature: Word Clouds for Open Response (Free Text) Polls j.mp/1gpDPZm via @tonyvincent

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poll result: What kind of device are you using right now?! @ The Westin La Paloma Resort &..instagram.com/p/eVa4ovOgHb/8t

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kicking off now w @kwiebke sharing this gr8 video: Arizona K-12 Center j.mp/17Elx4K

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iReading: Zaatari Refugee Camp-Jordan (Learning with 1 million children) j.mp/17EeZTO by @GrahamBM via @jjash

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This is Tucson @ The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa instagram.com/p/eVK2-AugN8/

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@tonyvincent oh my, this is 1 of the nicest hotels I’ve ever stayed in for a conference! I’m SO bringing @sfryer next year…

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Hello southern Arizona & ! @ Tucson International Airport (TUS) instagram.com/p/eU9ClJOgKd/

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iReading: If I had to leave the Mac? I’d switch to Elementary OS j.mp/1aEEchW by @Moltz @Macworld

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iReading: Disruptions: Minecraft, an Obsession and an Educational Tool j.mp/1bmwps2 by @nytimes via @mscofino cc @edgamer

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iReading: Storytelling Ads May Be Journalism’s New Peril j.mp/1bmvCYa (very interesting, on sponsored content) by @nytimes

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Your homework for today: Follow @jmsprincipal & add his blog j.mp/18lCqyf to your @feedly or other newsreader app

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very touching story: Vietnam Legacy: Finding G.I. Fathers, and Children Left Behind j.mp/14VbE4M by @nytimes

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Heavy rain this morning in OKC as I leave for the airport & in Tucson!

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