Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

December 3rd, 2013

new post: Reflections Following an Oklahoma City Public Schools Community Forum j.mp/1ixQWOw cc @OKCPS @FoundationOKCPS

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good music video mashup: The Year in Pop, in 5 Minutes j.mp/1cUv2y1 (5.5 min) via @Slate

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Craziness in educational politics & A-F report cards: Dispute Sends Indiana Education Meeting Into Chaos j.mp/1ixJ93h

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@larue152 I just saw a @TIME article tonight about our nationwide crisis w school counselors too… ow.ly/rqx49 :-(

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@Christy_writes I’m interested in both in and outside OK. Thanks for the OK state law provisions… :-)

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iReading: The High School Guidance Counselor Shortage j.mp/1cad0WC by @TIME via @coolcatteacher

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Question from tonight’s @OKCPS town hall / community forum: How many large school districts pay their elected school board members?

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CSEdWeek Watch this video: @LASchools Director of Curriculum talks about what computer science can ACTUALLY do for students. youtube.com/watch?v=e0HOp1…

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Public comment at @OKCPS town hall: “We have a lot of mental health issues in our schools that need to be addressed better”

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Public comment at @OKCPS town hall: “Our alternaive schools need to be more than a holding pen for our penal system”

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Public comment at @OKCPS town hall: “we need to revisit our pay scales for teachers, we are NOT going to get the best for less”

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Public comment at @OKCPS town hall: “We have 4 teaching positions at our school now filled by long term subs. We are in survival mode”

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Tonight’s @OKCPS town hall meeting is providing important opportunities for parents to share concerns & listen to each other

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Parent comment at @OKCPS town hall: My 1st graders’ teachers resigned the first week of school this year, they have had sub teachers since

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Now 17 people at @OKCPS town hall meeting at Douglass HS, Spanish language translation provided for 2 parents (best turn out yet for series)

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Parent comment @OKCPS town hall: “I challenge you to come visit Douglass HS & our other schools, observe student hallway behavior”

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Public comment at @OKCPS town hall: We need alternative school options for students who are consistently disruptive

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iReading: Teaching With ChronoZoom - A Timeline of Almost Everything j.mp/18g5n3d by @rmbyrne

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Small turnout for tonight’s @OKCPS town hall meeting (10 people) (@ Frederick A Douglass High School) [pic]: 4sq.com/18BpP0V

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millicanokc Dearth of sex education in Oklahoma City schools raises questions oklahoman.com/article/391031…

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@digitalmaverick in his preso today, @jakeheister made the case that students of different ages should be filtered differently too

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@digitalmaverick differentiated filtering means filtering teachers differently than students cc @jakeheister

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classenSASptsa If you can please attend & provide input at tonight’s 7pm @OKCPS town hall meeting at Douglass HS 4 our supt search! okcps.org/Home/Community…

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edtechcrew Latest podcast - Ed Tech Crew 237 - I Do Real Work On A Computer goo.gl/fb/0f4e3

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@SamKahoe wish I could have come by - looked gr8! Had to leave after @jakeheister ‘a session for a webinar

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@k20center no, I was wanting links to the videos shared after lunch today in the main session

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Friday Institute’s 1:1 Evaluation Rubric is excellent ow.ly/rpW0i via @jakeheister

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@jjash no, w $30 per device management features of Chromebooks they are MUCH easier to manage than iPads according to @jakeheister

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@jjash thanks for the heads up - I’ll check it out :-)

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gr8 use of YouTube screencasts to provide teacher support! ow.ly/rpVsV by @jakeheister

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@SamKahoe that is gr8! I love visual notetaking! ow.ly/rpVjq What session is that? Please share photos of the final pics!

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@jjash right, that’s why they have a cart of Nexus7 tablets for shooting video cc @jakeheister

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@scottcharlson that’s it, thanks! Do you know @digreen89 the HS math teacher in Cement? You & @_levi_ should connect w her!

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@jjash very true - good bandwidth / connectivity is key for Chromebook project success! cc @jakeheister

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“my job in our schools is to serve as a bridge between instruction/teaching/learning and the technology” @jakeheister

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@jjash Ts & Ss in @jakeheister ‘s district use Nexus7 tablets to shoot video they can then edit online / in the cloud w Chromebooks

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@jjash yes definitely - @wevideo supports good web-based video production now cc @jakeheister

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“flexible Internet filtering policies are KEY for a successful 1:1 project - we must have differentiated filtering” by @jakeheister

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Our Ss pay $40 user fee at the start of the year so they can take their Chromebooks home via @jakeheister (then pool $ for repairs)

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@notbradclark I totally agree. I’m not an AR fan. It works for some kids, but often it’s used poorly by Ts

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We should have spent $5 more per case for our Chromebooks so they have more protection! by @jakeheister

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Chromebook challenge: Hard to get photos & videos INTO them. We bought Nexus7 tablets for checkout to address this by @jakeheister

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@KimMoShow woo hoo - that’s gr8! Were you able to download it free today with the session code I shared?

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now watching 2 min [VIDEO] Chromebooks for Education Overview ow.ly/rpSta via @jakeheister

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Lack of Java support on chromebooks really just affected us for teachers running Powerschool by @jakeheister

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key 1:1 question with regard to your device: What do you want your students to DO?! by @jakeheister

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Accelerated Reader support was a show-stopper for us with our 1:1 devices. Chromebooks can run it - @jakeheister

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If you’re not following Oklahoma 1:1 learning / education leader @jakeheister on Twitter please remedy that now :-)

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“our ultimate goal in our district is to go 1:1 in grades 5-12” by @jakeheister

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gr8 literature review by CASTLE & @mcleod for going 1:1 goo.gl/Zal4CC recommended by @jakeheister

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@NicoleShobert I recorded audio from my session today & will post it also soon :-)

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Blended Learning Implementation Guide ow.ly/rpQT7 by @DigLearningNow recommended by @jakeheister today at

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slides from @jakeheister ‘s preso today: Going 1:1 - Planning for Success goo.gl/r7Z9jb

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I enjoyed shared videos today but missed hearing student voices in most of them. So glad Vickie Castle included student interviews!

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@dianeew congrats! Sounds like a gr8 conference!

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channingsherman Why Newsrooms Need More Women in Technology Roles bit.ly/IEQMVP via @PBSMediaShift

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PersistentLily Science reporter @Ehmee reads some of the most sexist comments she gets. For a good reason. (via @Upworthy) upworthy.com/some-creepy-du…

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MkThingsDoStuff is next week! Join us & @freeformers_uk for an evening of coding fun! It’s free so if you’re free sign up mzl.la/1eSJo4b

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New educational endowment for Oklahoma schools led by @TSECooperatives announced at today!

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There are over 800 electrical cooperatives around the United States today

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aimeecmyers Days like today remind me why I love being an educator. Amazing teachers with amazing ideas! Innovative Learning Institute 2013

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MT @Sherri_P: The solution is in the room. Connect & collaborate with them. There is safety in numbers. @adambellow @JPPSS

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NicoleShobert “You cannot hit a target you can’t see. If you don’t have a vision for where you are going you will never get there” @WesMoore1

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@k20center do you have web links to the videos being shared now?

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I met @digreen89 at - she is a HS “math dept of 1” in Cement, OK & would love to attend Twitter Math Camp in Jenks!

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@meanjean99 yes that’s it - Cement, Ok - thanks! :-)

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SamKahoe Join OU and Dell in 1hr for the Innovation in Teaching & Learning Think Tank on @Livestream: new.livestream.com/Dell/OUThinkTa…

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help! What is the name of the small town that has a name similar to “concrete” between Lawton & Chickasha?

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dougeb00 about 98% of blocks on filters is a false-positive via scott charleson

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jackietacjana Use webcasts to broadcast assemblies and events for working parents, extended family.

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awesome ideas! 20 Unbelievable Arduino Projects j.mp/IEEw7f via @scottcharlson

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gr8 iOS device $100 doc camera: IPEVO Ziggy HD document camera j.mp/IEE20W via @scottcharlson

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oppressive Internet content filtering is a HUGE problem today, it stops many Ts from trying to integrate tech - @scottcharlson

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@jackietacjana thanks - so glad you could attend! Please let me know if you have any questions :-)

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participant comment: We can’t let students use devices to take pics at school, b/c parents threaten to sue us over Instagram photos

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participant comment at “If we could learn to DISABLE messaging & Facebook on student devices, they could be great in classrooms”

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@scottcharlson asking at “When will we STOP clinging so hard to PAPER?” (as teachers)

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Slides/links for my presentation today: Mapping Media to the Common Core with iPads (Dec 2013) j.mp/18YhcvA

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dannynic The Norad Santa Tracker gets an update noradsanta.org

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just heard @kentbrooks shout out in @scottcharlson ‘s preso, discussing the relevance of “traditional teachers” in a Google world

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video recc: Abilene Paradox, Communication Training, Organization Behaviors, Accountability youtube.com/watch?v=z_iGdi… @scottcharlson

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new vocab phrase for me: “The Abilene paradox” via @scottcharlson

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now hearing @scottcharlson present “The Technology Paradox: Drowning in a Sea of Possibilities” at

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“Are we products of our environments? No, we are products of our expectations. Our expectations matter!” by @WesMoore1

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@bpuerling ok, weird. I’ve had some strange things happen with DMs on twitter lately, not sure why. I’ll email you :-)

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“All of our children are going to learn. The question is what are they learning, and who is teaching them?” by @WesMoore1

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“Potential in this nation is universal, opportunity is NOT. This is where we all come in…” by @WesMoore1

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@jmbearsokc glad2 find U on Twitter! I work with the @classenSASptsa Communications committee. Would love to collaborate :-) @OKCPS

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“I was reminded that in much of life, it is NOT ABOUT YOU” by @WesMoore1

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k20center Do you have a favorite from @WesMoore1’s keynote at ? Do share!

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@bpuerling trying to reply to your DM… can you follow me plz :-)

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@kmo7 We got it in Lubbock, Texas the weekend of my final dissertation defense at Holland Gardens :-) Bought it w/ my daughter, Rachel!

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@TParks sorry I didn’t get here early enough to meet… I definitely would love to collab on w your Ss :-)

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@dougeb00 good to see you & visit briefly today - I hope you have a great conference!

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hearing @WesMoore1 share VERY negative experiences w his book publisher, they refused to honor his wishes for the title :-(

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book publishers know you just have 3.2 seconds to capture someone’s attention with a book cover by @WesMoore1

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now hearing @WesMoore1 present keynote: He’s a Rhodes scholar, US Army combat vet, former White House fellow, @SAISHopkins grad- WOW

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Ok! I’m still enroute

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Mark your calendars for Fri Jan 24 for @TEDxOU - applications to attend go live this Wednesday! tedxou.com

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TEDxOU First TEDxOU 2014 speaker announcement! Dr. David Ray, Honors College Dean, is first. tedxou.com/talkers-tedxou… pic.twitter.com/LxfOXIb1La

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@jakeheister ugh, just saw we are scheduled this morning at the sane time :-(

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OKEdTweetUp Don’t forget, another conference edition of tomorrow at 4:30 PM, Embassy Suites Conf Center Lounge in Norman.

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@jakeheister good luck at today! I hope I can make it to your session, SO glad you’ll be sharing!!!

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