Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

December 27th, 2013

Inspired by @sfryer I just created my first @Storybird digital story: “Adrift Together” j.mp/1jRMyL2

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gr8 example: effectively using storytelling in science class, overcoming “tyranny of precision” by Tyler DeWitt j.mp/1hKnhxG

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@ELanghorst that is gr8 - thanks for the feedback & letting us know you listened! Travel safe!

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@melis21670 yes… absolutely. And unfortunately :-(

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new post: The 2014 EdTech Crystal Ball Webcast: Sat Dec 28, 2013 j.mp/1jRGvWR

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“the cult of seriousness” in school (& esp in science) often kills fun, creativity & sticky learning by Tyler DeWitt j.mp/1hKnhxG

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just watched w @sfryer: @mres Mitch Resnick: Let’s teach kids to code j.mp/19QP8uC @TEDTalks [VIDEO]

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thinking creatively, reasoning systematically, collaborating w others: these coding skills are needed by ALL by @mres j.mp/19QP8uC

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@NoBoxOfRocks well @hopscotch is fun & easy to start. See ow.ly/28iUPD I think @GamePressApp & @appCraftorg look promising too

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coding teaches design processes, experimenting w new ideas, simplifying complex ideas, collaborating w others, fixing bugs, persisting @mres

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tech users who can’t code are analogous to people who can only read but can’t write by @mres @TEDTalks [VIDEO] j.mp/19QP8uC

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@ramusallam that would be awesome - @fitzwalsh is a wise fellow :-)

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@jed I’ve been using about.me & my Google plus profile page as alternate sites… I wish I’d copied my links before the site went dark tho

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“when you are fluent with new technologies, you express your OWN ideas” [for your own purposes] via @mres j.mp/19QP8uC @TEDTalks

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“our role as teachers should be cultivators of curiosity & inquiry” by @ramusallam @TEDTalks [VIDEO] j.mp/Ka25FI

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“Rule #3: Practice reflection [as a teacher & a learner” by @ramusallam @TEDTalks [VIDEO] j.mp/Ka25FI

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@itsmwilson I also love Frank Brown’s “The Book of Learning and Forgetting” ow.ly/29yDBL

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@itsmwilson have you read “Teach Like a Pirate” by @burgessdave? It’s great!

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“Rule #2: embrace the mess! Trial & error can be a part of what we do every day in class” by @ramusallam @TEDTalks j.mp/Ka25FI

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“Rule #1: curiosity comes first - questions can be windows to great instruction [but not vice versa!]” by @ramusallam j.mp/Ka25FI

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“student questions are the seeds of real learning - not scripted curriculum” by @ramusallam in his @TEDTalks [VIDEO] j.mp/Ka25FI

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watched w @sfryer: Pearl Arredondo: My story, from gangland daughter to star teacher j.mp/19QMJzQ [VIDEO] on @TEDTalks

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@ramusallam I just watched your excellent @TEDTalks video - well done! ted.com/talks/ramsey_m…

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iReading: Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Enough is enough! j.mp/K9YWWl [VIDEO] on @TEDTalks @hczorg

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iReading: Sherlock Holmes Is Now in the Public Domain, Declares US Judge j.mp/1hK9B5U by @openculture

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new post: Deleting Foursquare and Personal Privacy Boundaries j.mp/1hK1KFB cc @TeachaKidd

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pbcsdTechConf Will you join us for our 16th annual tech conference on Feb. 18, 2014? More info: techconf.palmbeachschools.org @pbcsd

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@JSW_EdTech an early Jan meetup sounds great! I hope the wedding events go great this weekend - see you in 2014! :-)

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Bummer - just learned ClaimID is now offline :-( j.mp/1hJXlCx cc @jed

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barryborsboom Cool. The google zeitgeist 2013: google.com/trends/zeitgei…

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ebook2read: “So Damn Much Money” by Robert G. Kaiser j.mp/1kM76T7 via @lessig

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Fool’s Gold: How Bold Dream of Small Tribe at J.P.Morgan Was Corrupted by Wall Street Greed & Unleashed a Catastrophe j.mp/1eflwq1

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2read: Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer & Turned Its Back onThe Middle Class j.mp/K9O5MP via @lessig

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& valuable insights on US financial deregulation history & exploding derivatives market by @lessig in “Republic Lost”

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ebook2read: The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy by Richard Posner j.mp/K9BKs3 via @lessig

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iReading: What does the PISA report tell us about U.S. education? [VIDEO] j.mp/1acybXW by @mcleod

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iReading: 5 Free Tools for Creating & Sharing Audio Recordings Online j.mp/K9yLQ9 by @rmbyrne

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