Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

February 17th, 2014

iReading: International Studies Association proposes 2 bar editors from blogging j.mp/1cTb1qQ by @carlstraumsheim via @NickKristof

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@sarahmaven that is gr8 - woo hoo! @bookcreatorapp rocks :-) Let me know what you create w students!

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iReading: Looks like Chromecast screen mirroring is coming to Android j.mp/1j6wvWj by @jank0 @gigaom cc @rmbyrne

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check out: Forgotify - Discover a previously unheard Spotify track j.mp/1nIEkBC via @NPR

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iReading: Professors, We Need You! j.mp/M7U9ph by @NickKristof @nytimes via @joebires

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iReading: AeroCop: Police Put An Eye In The Sky j.mp/1eKh0he by @NPR

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Register for the 7 part Spring 2014 course: Mapping Media to the Common Core- Part 2 (taught by me over H.323 video!) j.mp/1cSKoSI

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@lessig I just finished listening to “Republic Lost” - thanks for your courage, work & vision on these issues

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Windmills on the Prairie [VIDEO] instagram.com/p/kiVNfwugA3/

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Art Set is another iPad drawing app ($1) j.mp/1j5ql8R some Dodge City teachers use & like

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Tayasui Sketches is a free drawing app teachers in Dodge City have on their iPads j.mp/1mp4i1t

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iReading: Workouts to Do at Work j.mp/1fb2LH0 [VIDEO] by @TheAtlantic

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iReading: Why Do CEOs Make So Much Money? j.mp/M6SWhJ by @TheAtlantic ( in plain English)

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“We are in a transitional phase, and we need to empower students to use these technologies” @markklassen

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“There are gatekeepers & guides in schools - as teachers we need to get out of the way & both guide & PUSH students” @markklassen

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@JBennet I agree, your video page looks fantastic! well done :-)

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“it’s become a social norm to go to university for Ss, but we need to find what is the best fit for EACH student” @markklassen

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@giuliaforsythe have you worked w @markklassen ? He’s showing a video about Niagara schools he helped make goo.gl/lh368f

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iReading: Strange days, indeed j.mp/M6OXlx by @ollied (gr8 online collaboration catalyzed by a ) via @BowerKM @shareski

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“Empower students: find ways for them to apply their talents and learn more, & connect w others w shared interests” @markklassen

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“Be personal: Learning needs to be personalized, 1 way will NOT work for all. Growth doesn’t come from molds” @markklassen

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“be observant of students, get to know & understand how they work” @markklassen

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“real growth happens when Ss are encouraged 2 learn about things they are interested in both in & out of the classroom” @markklassen

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“Remind your students that every experience you have can be a learning experience” @markklassen

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“It’s much easier to give up on your dreams rather than keep pushing forward. Don’t let yourself get too comfortable!” @markklassen

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“We need to encourage our students to always remember: Learning never stops! Our downhill descent begins when we stop” @markklassen

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VERY stimulating hearing @markklassen share his story of NOT taking the “traditional” path to post-secondary education after HS

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@GingerLewman Thanks for introducing me to Bartle’s Taxonomy of Player Types… a very important framework thinking of gamification

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iReading: Helping Students Motivate Themselves j.mp/1bFMnPM by @KSchulten @nytimes via @gcouros referencing @DanielPink

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“very positive for me in philosophy class: my teacher was a GUIDE instead of a GATEKEEPER, personalized my learning” @markklassen

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“Huge part of my story: a teacher (Eric) who was looking out for me, recognized my potential, & helped redirect me” @markklassen

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“my teacher (Eric) would show the work I was doing outside of school via CO-OP w others, this was huge for me” @markklassen

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“my CO-OP internship during grade 11 was a huge career milestone for me, I sent an email & took a risk” @markklassen

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“I love Apple products because they just work” by @markklassen

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“In school I always convinced my Ts to let me take a digital approach, & I found I always learned more creating media” @markklassen

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courosa “What’s going on in Venezuela in a nutshell (English version)” youtube.com/watch?v=EFS6cP…

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@courosa @gcouros @shareski Do you all know 20 yr old Canadian filmmaker @markklassen ? He’s got a powerful story for Ts everywhere!

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“1 of my mentors introduced me to volunteer website/graphic design w a local church - led to my 1st video shoot” by @markklassen

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“in school I wondered why most students weren’t using many tech resources - I got involved building our school website” @markklassen

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iReading: Bartle’s Taxonomy of Player Types (& Why It Doesn’t Apply to Everything) j.mp/NZBDRD via @GingerLewman @edgamer

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about to hear 2012 high school graduate @markklassen in Dodge City “Engaging Students, Implementing Tech, & Creating Opportunity”

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I added the “Sod House Project” (on YouTube in Minecraft - 3 min, 44 sec) 2 Games / Simulations page of Mapping Media j.mp/1moiTdL

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@CurtisChandler6 here’s a link to the @MinecraftEdu lessons & resources I’ve done w/ my students stem.wesfryer.com/home/minecraft

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“the frontier was ‘hostile mode’ not “creative mode” by @CurtisChandler6 (I LOVE this metaphor - we need to switch in schools!)

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“Sod house project” in Minecraft youtube.com/watch?v=cffjj8… (by a student in Creative Mode) via @CurtisChandler6 cc @edgamer

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“Retrain students on their tools - if you put a hammer in the hands of a young child, w/o guidance what happens?” @CurtisChandler6

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“Key to effective digital learning: We have to be willing to learn FROM & THROUGH mistakes” by @CurtisChandler6

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“It used to be really hard to find a video camera, do you remember what they used to look like in the OLD DAYS?” @CurtisChandler6

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I added the “Minecraft AR” iOS app & Minecraft Reality website to the Simulations/Games page of Mapping Media j.mp/Msi8jv

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“Where do I start with tech integration? Start w something that is boring or not working, then transform it” @CurtisChandler6

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GingerLewman Helping us re-vision what a classroom looks like with good tech. @CurtisChandler6 pic.twitter.com/3VQ3uHQEYR

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“Minecraft Reality allows you2 place MC worlds in reality, & save in specific locations 4 others to look at” j.mp/N2Pgyq

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iReading: Minecraft Reality AR App Let’s Players Import Creations Into the Real World j.mp/1bF4V2w cc @edgamer

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Games on consoles like the XBox One are essentially a ‘choose your own adventure movie’ by @GingerLewman

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using center-based learning can enable you as a teacher to share “small group direct instruction” @CurtisChandler6

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“use tech to transform learning into something kids GET to do rather than something they HAVE to do” @CurtisChandler6

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iReading: Digital Literacy (for iPad wielding learners in Dodge City, Kansas) j.mp/NYOhQR

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kids love the control & choices available to them in Minecraft - can provide perpetual novelty @CurtisChandler6

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control + choice + novelty = agency (for student learning) by @CurtisChandler6 (referencing Bandura)

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I’m in Dodge City today w @CurtisChandler6 @GingerLewman @tjfellers @glennw98 for the district iPad technology learning day!

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new post: GeoMap Comparison of Cellular Data Speeds Between OKC and Dodge City j.mp/1cPSuM2

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Oklahoma Governor Fallin’s Cabinet Secretary 4 Education, Dr. Sommers, Vows “Tsunami of Change for Teachers” j.mp/1gKSS2q

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