Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

May 23rd, 2014

himetimers Creating Magical Animals on the last day of school! pic.twitter.com/5iww66g0Mu

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@DunnStacie @angmlittle Some have, but perhaps not many. I know @YukonDistrict has been working to implement for the last 3 years

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iReading: A Paralyzed Teen Will Kick The First World Cup Ball Thanks To A Robotic Exoskeleton j.mp/1gqidSy by @TechCrunch

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Way to go Sarah Fryer - bridging to high school at @OKCPS @ Classen School of Advanced..instagram.com/p/oXC5frOgJm/v7

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iReading: With Apple’s hands tied in e-book market, Amazon stops taking some preorders from publisher Hachette j.mp/1oebP3q

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@angmlittle @OStateFanVicki This situation is like the military-industrial complex, the pieces are moving because big players have big money

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OStateFanVicki @angmlittle - That can be said for any set of standards with one-size-fits-all testing. Today’s vote did nothing about high stakes testing

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@CatherineKU72 thanks for the feedback on @InfuseLearning - have you written a blog post or recorded a video about your experiences with it?

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@OStateFanVicki @angmlittle I agree - and sad to think of the scarce edu $$$ that will be spent to write new standards…

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I need to try out the @InfuseLearning j.mp/1oe8EJi platform for student polling, quizzing, etc via @lesliefisher

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@angmlittle @jmsprincipal @ClaudiaSwisher yes I think @ChrisParadise files a FOIA petition w @oksde to get testing expenditure #’s

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@drjohnthompson what is the best alternative edu vision to high-stakes accountability you’ve seen written down somewhere?

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@OStateFanVicki Unfortunately our current educational culture is so toxic it is chasing many away from the profession

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@OStateFanVicki We need to put much more emphasis on attracting, supporting, & retaining great teachers in the classroom

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@OStateFanVicki We don’t need2 “phase in accountability.” We need to fundamentally shift our educational culture away from high-stakes tests

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@OStateFanVicki @angmlittle stds were funded primarily by the testing companies that profit most from our high stakes culture

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@djakes Makes you wonder what constitutes their criteria for “healthy?!” Maybe “contributes to our local economy?”

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@fnoschese @angmlittle Exactly. That’s why today’s votes are like a hunter shooting a decoy instead of the duck (testing)

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@angmlittle Please do, sounds like a great topic to discuss over coffee :-)

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@angmlittle We will be headed in the right direction when our legislators understand & embrace constructive reform

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@angmlittle Did you watch the floor debate? An senator said requires third-graders to learn quantum mechanics

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@angmlittle We are agreeing on a lot, my point is legislation needs to put an end to the high-stakes testing culture in schools

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@angmlittle defining “the real issues” which need to be fixed in this debate would certainly take more than 140 characters :-)

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@angmlittle Please encourage our legislators to oppose high-stakes testing. In schools. No bills have been proposed to change this

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@angmlittle Some schools have been working 4 years to implement . Repealing now isn’t smart, it’s wasteful of time & $$$

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@angmlittle I agree we need to focus on simple ways to improve learning rather than complex mandates.

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@angmlittle the #1 thing we need in our classrooms w our kids are gr8 teachers. Sadly we have focused too long on standards & tests

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@ClaudiaSwisher @BrickM this is a really important long-term project. I’ve been getting inspired listening to @pasi_sahlberg ‘s book

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@jcbjr @tomwhitby Ok - thanks for the clarification, I should’ve look back further in the tweets!

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@BrickM So what can we do to better educate our legislators about changes that would be constructive rather than harmful?

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BrickM Even with all the time I’ve spent on , the misinformation coming out of mouths of senators is stunning!

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@jcbjr @tomwhitby HB3399 which passed the & just repeals standards, it doesn’t address high stakes testing

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@OklahomaWatch I think the final vote was actually 32-9, 1 member changed a vote before final tally

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OklahomaWatch Final Senate vote on bill repealing was 31-10. @GovMaryFallin has 5 days to sign or veto the bill.

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@angmlittle Why do you support repeal? Our biggest problem is high stakes testing youtube.com/watch?v=8bVZVv…

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repeal HB3399 passes 32-9 sad day 4 who will help educate our legislatorson ? pic.twitter.com/z88VelvjU0

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_levi_ Halligan: My district is well down the road implementing these standards. Time, money, and effort. They should be able to continue.

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_levi_ Here’s a standard: 4.OA.5 Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

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@JMaxey1 based on the House vote, I’d guess it won’t and the will unfortunately vote to repeal

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Who was the Oklahoma Senator who just said asks Ts to teach 3rd graders quantum physics?!

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Good to hear several senators rise in OPPOSITION to HB3399 that would repeal oksenate.gov/livechamber.htm (live)

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_levi_ Sen Ford: In 2 or 3 years we’ll be in the same place because we are already set to revise Math and ELA regardless.

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OKWnate Ford: Local school districts and school boards need a say in this bill. If not, we need to kill this bill.

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_levi_ Sen Ford: If we vote for this, we should eliminate all school districts since we have such ~infinite wisdom~.

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OklahomaWatch Here is the live video for the Senate floor session on repeal bit.ly/1l2acmx

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OKWnate McPeak: Hello, wake up America. 40% of your OKla. budget is federal money. You gonna send it all back?

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mrjoshflores “I’m frustrated that education I this state has become politicized.” Rep. Ed Cannaday expressing frustrations now.

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_levi_ Rep Nelson: We want to do it our way whether it makes sense to the federal gov’t or not.

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okea CCR HB3399 passed House w/ a vote of 71-18, emergency passed w/ a vote of 68-19. HB3399 (CCSS/PASS standards) now goes to Senate.

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TheTalalaKid Your attitude is the only difference between an ordeal and an adventure.

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iReading: Ideas for Using Augmented Reality in Elementary School Lessons j.mp/1jdYyjI by @MrsMorgansClass & @janhodgelibrary

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@tredus thanks, the response has been very positive! I’m thinking we will do more… @STEMseeds @AmyLoeffelholz

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dkhendon @wfryer coming to Roanoke, AL for a 3 day interactive iPAD Camp, Aug 4-6. Some spots still available for educators! ipadmediacamp.com

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SappingtonTony @EdCampBA @wfryer Don’t wait, sign up now! goo.gl/WqRDuA. Can’t wait to learn, share and connect with educators @EdCampBA

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@Sara24lynn Bethany’s school mascot is the “Bronchos” - same as The Univ of Central Oklahoma @UCOBronchos

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A-F @oksde Report Card school marquee in Bethany, Oklahoma pic.twitter.com/iBr5F2dOD3

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my remixed verse to “Everything is Awesome” during today’s PD workshop: “Everything’s a Nightmare” j.mp/1jLnUeC (in )

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new post: Mapping Media, Cantilevers, and Remixing Lego Movie Tunes in Bethany, Oklahoma j.mp/1hhkMBG

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Building Cantilever Spans in a PD Workshop h/t bcrosby @ Bethany High School instagram.com/p/oWOfTiOgH7/

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iReading: Story of a 3D Printed Whistle j.mp/1jdmZ0N by @bcrosby

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So will Oklahoma legislators vote to repeal Common Core Standards today? Hopefully NOT! youtube.com/watch?v=8bVZVv…

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Results from today’s @polleverywhere survey of Bethany PS teachers in morning PD: What should we do? flickr.com/photos/wfryer/…

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@Stewart5th Your class’ stopmotion video to “Everything is Awesome” is such a super video project idea! I can’t wait to see it all!

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I’m listening to The Web 2.0 You Might Not Know About by @lesliefisher
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