Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

December 9th, 2013

@pgeorge @kfasimpaur Ugh, the nightmare is reality. Thank goodness for iTunesU backups! I just added to our Skype chat… I’ll help!

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@kfasimpaur @pgeorge So was the entire @k12online Blip channel deleted? Yikes.

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iReading: Embedding Google Forms into iBooks - YouTube j.mp/1gkVbva by @PaulHamilton8 [VIDEO]

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PaulHamilton8 Those using iPads and coding have just uploaded 5 free promo codes to my new iBook. Get in fast!
facebook.com/teachingstuden…

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@reesegans @PaulHamilton8 @LauraBTRT thanks so much for tonight’s chat!

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@PaulHamilton8 I need to publish my eBooks on iBookstore. Have run into some challenges… your success encourages me to keep trying!

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LauraBTRT RT @sigml Wednesday from 7-8 PM EST Webinar with @wfryer on Introducing Students to HopScotch on the iPad

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Here’s a free download code 5 folks can use for my “Mapping Media” eBook: “sigml13” click ADD TO CART on maps.playingwithmedia.com/about/

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@PaulHamilton8 thanks so much for sharing free iBook promo codes in our chat! I got one! flickr.com/photos/wfryer/…

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@PaulHamilton8 you are an amazing digital fountain of wonderful resources! Thanks! :-)

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iReading: Teach coding using Augmented Reality j.mp/1gkVzKj [VIDEO] by @PaulHamilton8

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@KristinZiemke Hi-res version of that coding poster for Ss by @PaulHamilton8 is on media.wix.com/ugd/20bc77_459…

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PaulHamilton8 Daisy is a good starting point for little learners using iPads.
youtube.com/user/appsbypau…

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@PaulHamilton8 Amen! And when Ss make their thinking visible using coding apps like Scratch it’s awesome!

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PaulHamilton8 I’ve said it before. It is more than learning code. It is teaching kids to think! Higher level stuff. You can see it!

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@reesegans Crystal has had 1st graders teaching Scratch techniques to 3rd graders - gr8 interaction / mentoring!

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@reesegans Our @YukonDistrict STEM teacher at Skyview (Crystal Butcher) has had great success w Scratch w 1st - 3rd graders!

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LauraBTRT @wfryer was my first kickstarter support project - robotturtles.com Kids love it!

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PaulHamilton8 Created this poster for my kids to help remind of the Habits of a good coder.
pic.twitter.com/L55v0fYbWB

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@reesegans I’ve led 2 day & week long “Scratch camps” for 2nd - 6th graders sites.google.com/site/divjrscra…

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reesegans Another great resource for coding is @csteachersa Membership is Free csta.acm.org/Membership/sub…

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@LauraBTRT what is the “Robot Turtles board game?”

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PaulHamilton8 Quick look at @gamepress can be found here:
youtube.com/watch?v=_8-y0n…

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PaulHamilton8 Love the ability to customise, create levels and share online with @GamePressApp

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I’m sharing @liveclass20 preso Sat for “Coding & Games with Kids: Hopscotch, Scratch & Minecraft” ow.ly/rBXwn

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@PaulHamilton8 I haven’t played with @GamePressApp yet - thanks for the reminder!

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@reesegans I’m also talking w teachers about setting up spring Scratch Camps for Ss sites.google.com/site/divjrscra…

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@reesegans We will restart @iesSTEM @IESYukon Scratch Club in January for 4th & 5th graders scratchclub.yukonps.com

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@reesegans We’re starting @MinecraftEdu challenges this week in @iesSTEM

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@PaulHamilton8 Have you found other resources to use w your students & @hopscotch ?

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@PaulHamilton8 Don’t you love simple coding challenges like that which lead to engaged exploration?!

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@PaulHamilton8 I’m so glad you used the @hopscotch eBook w your students!

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@NgMarlon I’ve enjoyed listening to the @edgamer podcasts on using @MinecraftEdu in the classroom edreach.us/channel/edgame…

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@jbass2274 Twubs isn’t working for me now either…. not sure why :-(

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TurtleArt: A super resource for drawing geometric pictures j.mp/1gkSFoG via @reesegans

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@reesegans Oh wow, that is FANTASTIC! Thanks so much for sharing the TurtleArt resource site! turtleart.org

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@reesegans very cool, I’ll have to check that out. Thanks for the tip!

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@reesegans We started a @MinecraftEdu unit last week, & the students are SO excited. Will continue this week @IESYukon

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@reesegans We’ve done the most in @iesSTEM w @hopscotch learning 2 draw geometric pictures w code & creating simple games

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@LauraBTRT so is that Angry Bird coding activity web-based on the @codeorg website?

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@kodable we had a snow day today. But we’ve been doing activities the past 3 weeks in @IESYukon @iesSTEM @YukonDistrict

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I really like @BarackObama ‘s [VIDEO] call to all students to participate in the youtube.com/watch?v=6XvmhE…

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@LauraBTRT we’re having the 3rd snow/ice day in a row tomorrow in @YukonDistrict (where I teach) & @OKCPS @ptokc

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Wes Fryer from COLDDDDDD Oklahoma City!

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sigml Hello everyone, welcome to weekly tweet chat. Tonight we have guests @PaulHamilton8 & @wfryer to talk .

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please join @EdTechCaitlin @PaulHamilton8 & others NOW for @sigml chat on ideas / resources / strategies!

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LauraBTRT Getting ready to share strategies and resources for …starts in 10 minutes! @edtchcaitlin is our moderator!

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@FoundationOKCPS thanks SO much for live tweeting the @OKCPS board meetings! You rock! :-)

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FoundationOKCPS Veales: Small turnout but engaging conversations with supt. search firm at Star Spencer & Douglass. @OKCPS

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FoundationOKCPS .@OKCPS board rejects contract with McGraw-Hill. Hardin, Hammack, Ellis, Veales, Means dissent. boarddocs.com/ok/okcps/Board…

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FoundationOKCPS @whotookrachel Correct. Classen will retain 6th grade.

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@j_allen sounds gr8. @RTFOKC works in almost all Oklahoma prisons now, always looking for more volunteers, book donations, support, etc :-)

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@j_allen @RTFOKC = Oklahoma nonprofit doing very important work for kids w incarcerated parents. Increasing communication w parents is good

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@j_allen np - I’ve helped @RTFOKC w their website & some other thinks the last year…

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@j_allen We learned today about another Oklahoma ministry which helps incarcerated moms record audio-only versions of books too

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@j_allen they read a paper book sent w/ the DVD recording of them reading to their child. It’s the “Oklahoma Messages” project of @RTFOKC

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sigml Join @sigml @PaulHamilton8 @wfryer in sharing activities and resources for Tweetchat tonight 9 pm est We are excited!

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FoundationOKCPS Lopez: recommending no changes for grade configuration at Classen SAS. @OKCPS

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Chili + Fire + White Christmas = Perfect Night instagram.com/p/huFAi3OgBS/

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47 moms recorded messages of love & read books for their kids today w @RTFOKC at Mabel Bassett @OklaDOC instagram.com/p/huARMrOgJm/

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LauraBTRT Join @PaulHamilton8 & @wfryer and @sigml members for our tweetchat for Tonight, Dec 9 at 9 PM EST Hashtag: Join us!

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@LPralleKeehn super - please share the digital stories your students create! :-)

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iReading: K-8 Intro to Computer Science j.mp/1iPs05j via @MrYongpradit @THINKERSMiTH

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Watch President Obama call on every American to learn computer science j.mp/1dh0jM2 via @MrYongpradit [VIDEO]

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volunteering w @RTFOKC women’s prison in McLoud, OK today (62 moms will read books/record Christmas video messages for their kids!)

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iReading: Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus j.mp/IAIP3E by @MindShiftKQED via @JoReeding

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iReading: 15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) j.mp/19utkkp by @coolcatteacher in @edutopia

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