Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

April 26th, 2014

If you try and play the story from the last link, be sure to tap on the text on each page to play it! It does not auto-play

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My 1st creation w “Little Story Creator” for iPhone includes highlighted text, but app is a little buggy & tricky :-( j.mp/1h2miHf

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iReading: The Library of the Future (PDF) by @armslengthal j.mp/QQi0fE via @technolibrary

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iReading: Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide? Insights from the IFLA Trend Report j.mp/1lhMYbZ via @technolibrary

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iReading: Reminder: Third-party Google Voice apps shut down in 20 days j.mp/1mOCGTg by @arstechnica via @TWiT

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@karenogen I got to catch the last 20 minutes in the recording of your closing presentation - well done!

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This is an awesome “reduce, reuse, & recycle” poster Rachel drew recently! instagram.com/p/nROpywugPB/

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CrystalScary
A great app that I use is Splashtop. It is a remote desktop app that can turn my ipad into a slate that controls my computer.

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@timlauer thanks. It’s taken awhile to connect those dots and I’m sure there’s lots I’m missing, but hopefully it’s constructive to share…

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iReading: “This Too” is Showing No Signs of Passing j.mp/1h1iVR0 by @TeachaKidd referencing @dwarlick

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daveski61 Curious how @karenogen is doing the Whiteboard thing? She is using videoscribe.co

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KatStaton Watch VirtCon: Igniting a Passion To Learn on @Livestream: new.livestream.com/DEN/events/293…

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pgeorge Passion is a fabulous topic to wrap up our day! Thank you! @karenogen! Her presentation here: qub.me/Ul7NTg

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iReading: Track Editing w @explainevrythng – a full explanatioj.mp/QP4BV8Frn

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It’s tough but I’m turning off the @Livestream now for awhile - time to write more on Mapping Media Vol 2! :-)

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@RafranzDavis Great presentation - thanks for sharing your story & passion for encouraging digital change in schools!

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Just found this toad in our backyard w my girls instagram.com/p/nQwDeWugMy/

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itechteach It’s follow Friday check out @playdateottawa for a great event coming in just over a month.

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craigyen “Find one small thing that might make a difference when you leave…” @RafranzDavis talking about Tech Party PD

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I love this simple PD challenge for teachers in a tech integration day: “Just find 1 tool/idea you can use!” by @RafranzDavis

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@MsVsFirsties it’s so easy to reach “overwhelm” when tech integration is concerned…

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“Often Ss create wonderful things w digital tools at home, but at school are shut down” by @RafranzDavis

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iReading: Microscale 3-D Printing j.mp/1mNT0Uc by @techreview (3D print almost anything)

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@KellyHinesDE @TimBomboir I’d say “making learning fun and inviting” is 1 ingredient for student engagement

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MsVsFirsties When evaluating what technologies to buy, consider “Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats”.

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plnaugle @dthornburg Glad I got 3 Chromebooks through @DonorsChoose to add to my tech tools in my classroom.

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@mediasavvy98 looks like you all are having a great meetup! :-)

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craigyen Here’s more information about SWOT Analysis
mindtools.com/pages/article/… as mentioned by @dthornburg

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eringannon Love the use of SWOT analysis for choosing technology. We learned about this in our training! So helpful @dthornburg

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MT @kschroed: What do you want students to know & do? Same when choosing tech for schools - not what’s shiny/new! By @dthornburg

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plnaugle Ck out my bit.ly/18JQyog too. RT @craigyen: LOVE
Mystery Skypes!
education.skype.com/mysteryskype

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craigyen Pro Tip: Don’t drop any tech device. They don’t tend to like that.

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@geogebra is such a gr8 edu tool by itself it can justify selecting a laptop over a tablet” @dthornburg geogebra.org

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now hearing @dthornburg apply SWOT analysis framework to EdTech acquisition - good stuff! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SWOT_anal…

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“HP has responded to the flop of Windows 8 by selling PCs with Windows 7 installed” by @dthornburg

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@MsVsFirsties I don’t think @dthornburg ‘s msg is to necessarily avoid all shiny new toys, just be purposeful when you choose!

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daveski61 Here is the link to the presenter resources page: goo.gl/jV3R02 Encourage presenters to put their links here.

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“magpie effect in education: going out to buy the latest shiny new toys without strategic thinking” by @dthornburg

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important question: “what is the connection between technology & pedagogy?” by @dthornburg

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@digiduchess the Apple II was a revolution, did we ever imagine iPads back then?!

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MrsMorgansClass just learned about @Movenote from @BigPurpleHat. Can’t wait to make a reflection presentation after our trip to the zoo on Mon!

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great history lesson of early computing now from @dthornburg - amazing how far we’ve come so fast!

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EdwardErikson Interested in learning more about reforms to of politics? Tune in now to the Roadshow: bit.ly/1ldKImg

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jdemian @kmilleridaho @DiscoveryEd You just made my heart smile! Life is a highway… we’re gonna ride it all year long youtu.be/mvsmRuRp4cM

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DiscoveryEd David Thornburg’s keynote is beginning now at the ! Making hte Right Choice: 1:1 Tools for education! virtconlive.com

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plnaugle Done. RT @BigPurpleHat: What awesome idea, concept, tool have you learned about at ? Come share it here: docs.google.com/presentation/d…

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@heidiamorgan it all worked out, your presentation sounded fantastic

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@sfryer here’s the link to get our PD certificates for today’s virtual PD! dlc.com/springvirtcon14

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about to watch “Keynote: Making the Right Choice: 1:1 Tools for Students” by @dthornburg qub.me/uKAPmu

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@heidiamorgan your session was fantastic, Heidi! My wife @sfryer watched w me and was so inspired - THANKS! Loved all your stories :-)

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kathyschrock Two of my buds keynoting next year! @lesliefisher @wfryer pic.twitter.com/uY5ga3kr4I

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MSD_Supt@wfryer: “I’m the learning leader in my school district, the chief education officer @chrkennedy” How all Supts should describe themselves.

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pollyalida Shoutout from @rmbyrne for @wfryer Playing with Media: Wesley Fryer, Rachel Fryer: Kindle Store buff.ly/1lg0AVm

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@staffdevjnkie I agree, @chrkennedy ‘a presentation was full of gems / super ideas!

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pgeorge Shoutout to @wfryer by @akbusybee re 5 photo stories! Terrific strategy! maps.playingwithmedia.com/story-in-5-pho…

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chrkennedy @erik_palmer @wfryer And those who can speak, write and effectively use video will be our high flyers in the digital space!

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@dpe40317 @akbusybee 5 photo story projects are great, see this link for more examples & resources! maps.playingwithmedia.com/story-in-5-pho…

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I’m watching @heidiamorgan ‘s gr8 preso w @sfryer - she’s getting inspired to start Skype Mystery Chats w/ her @ptokc Ss!

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I’m tuning in now to “It’s All About the Cs - Connecting and Collaborating!” by @heidiamorgan

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@heidiamorgan I think you need a headset, we’re hearing keyboard feedback/echo

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@akbusybee what’s the link to the YouTube fraction story video you shared?

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@akbusybee gr8 preso today about your student & teacher tech challenges!

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staffdevjnkie Learned abt ifaketext.com via @KatiSearcy- Reminds me of . Ss text in the POV of hist fig. etc @FultonSchools

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beckitharp Love the Affinity Challenge Game with @akbusybee What a great idea!

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tip: Blogger allows you to create “secret passcodes” for individual pages on your site via @akbusybee (for student challenges)

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@akbusybee recc: “Reality is Broken: Why Games Make us Better & How They can Change the World” @avantgame qub.me/85omIA

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MT @IanGertler: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more & become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams

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gr8 collection of resources by @akbusybee for her session now “Are You Up to the Challenge?” qub.me/nqrgxs

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KellyHinesDE Love this sign hanging up in Guilford Co C Lab! pic.twitter.com/PxWC0OAbIF

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@karenstrong7 Chris was referring to whether you use your school district’s provided blog platform or not, he’s using his own @chrkennedy

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@JenSLockhart @Larryferlazzo @1BATMom That’s not what @chrkennedy was saying in - he was saying focus on communication not tools

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@chrkennedy what’s the link to this final video you’re sharing?!

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@chrkennedy fantastic job on your preso, Chris! Thanks for sharing your passion & ideas with us!

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Larryferlazzo RT @1BATMom: School cancels Kindergarten show. Gotta make em college&career-ready! . pic.twitter.com/LDtlS6d0UX

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DiscoveryEd Here’s what’s coming up next at : Gaming in the classroom with Andrea Keller virtconlive.com/presentations/…

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“Don’t talk about it… BE about it!” by @chrkennedy

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craigyen “stop relying on others to be the storytellers.. tell the story about the amazing things that are happening in our classroom”

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“let’s be our own storytellers in schools - tell them through twitter, your blog, & other social media” by @chrkennedy

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“we need to use platforms that are accessible with any device from anywhere” by @chrkennedy

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“with blogs you have to decide whether you want to build inside or outside the system - I chose outside” by @chrkennedy

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apstechgoddess Bad choices can happen anywhere. Teach Ss to not have “stupid” moments that ruin the value of social media tools. @chrkennedy

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“when you blog as a T try to be personable without being personal” by @chrkennedy

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“I’m the learning leader in my school district, I’m the chief education officer” by @chrkennedy

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oh I wish our hashtag wasn’t trending - YUK to all the spam twitter accounts :-(

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“as a school superintendent I try to blog at least once per week” by @chrkennedy

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“undersell your involvement with social media as a T and go slowly” by @chrkennedy

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“twitter is a loaded gun - certainly are examples of social media abuse out there. Remember Ts are models!” by @chrkennedy

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“through social media, our schools can be more accessible & transparent than EVER for parents & our community” by @chrkennedy

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“social media provides a gr8 way for Ts & Ss to share accomplishments with the community” by @chrkennedy

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now hearing & seeing examples of student work in the classroom @chrkennedy learned about this past week via Twitter!

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my students created narrated slideshows this week on our iPads about a STEM lesson on cantilever spans qub.me/iX9oCV

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discussion question from @chrkennedy “How are you using digital tools with your Ss & in your class today?

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plnaugle How about holding a Blog-a-thon at your school for your Ss? @chrkennedy keynote

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jackiegerstein Students-kids will write for authentic audiences regardless of being graded. by @chrkennedy pic.twitter.com/pHIXNcvUpl

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@chrkennedy Thanks SO much for getting up so early on a Saturday morning to share these great ideas with us! :-)

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@chrkennedy I love that language of using a website as a “home base” - super analogy to use w Ts!

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“my blog is really my home base as a connected educator - Culture of Yes” cultureofyes.ca by @chrkennedy

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“students are ENGAGEMENT hungry / wanting to do things that matter, not focused just on grades/marks” by @chrkennedy

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“Ss will write & write & write & produce tons of interesting work when the context & feedback is meaningful” by @chrkennedy

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DiscoveryEd If you’re out of coffee, tune in to @chrkennedy virtconlive.com/presentations/… right now. Will work just fine!

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“we give our Ss the ability to customize their virtual spaces, just like they can w lockers & other things” by @chrkennedy

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“we’ve tried to move away from teacher websites, & instead made info sharing student centered / pushing to Ss” by @chrkennedy

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BSGSCSFoster learning occurs when you are outside your comfort zone. Don’t be afraid to take on a challenge.

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“we use IM as a way to flatten communication in our school organization” by @chrkennedy

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RT @staffdevjnkie We give teachers choice in which devices they use in W. Vancouver via @chrkennedy at @FultonSchools. Nice!!

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“I don’t really care if kids can blog or use PPT, I want them to be able to write & share a message effectively” by @chrkennedy

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“we’ve created a virtual dashboard so students have ‘their own space’ that’s consistent across classes” by @chrkennedy

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RT @ClassCollect We should be doing everything we are asking our students to do! Social Media/Blogging! @chrkennedy

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“If we think our Ss need to be publishing for a global audience, WE need to be doing that as Ts! by @chrkennedy

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“we need to model continuous learning as educators - this isn’t just a need for our students/kids! by @chrkennedy

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“as newspapers continue to evolve, more of our community is getting info thru mobile & social media channels” by @chrkennedy

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RT @heidiamorgan Tell your story in your own words in the digital world! Get past what the media covers.

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“we need to be telling our stories in school in relevant & engaging ways via blogs, social media, etc” by @chrkennedy

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“Tell real stories from your own life in a way that is relevant & engaging to your audience” by @presentationzen via @chrkennedy

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gr8 story by @chrkennedy about interviewing for school superintendent job, using his PLN to brainstorm interview answers!

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“in our new info environment it’s not just what you know, it’s whether you can find what you need in time” by @chrkennedy

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“networks are essential for young people and adults - I’m very interested in hiring connected principals” by @chrkennedy

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“using social media needs to be taught in our classrooms and schools” by @chrkennedy

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“writing matters today in our digital environment for Ss & Ts more than ever” by @chrkennedy

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woo hoo - just logged on for the start of with the opening keynote by @chrkennedy qub.me/I37ZIM

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