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

July 27th, 2014

@Dowbiggin I don’t think they are officially taking over for another few years, so we’re probably safe for a bit longer even if we wake them

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@Dowbiggin at one point in my blogging history I used to get excited about ClustrMap results, then I learned about bots… :-(

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@Dowbiggin no, I’m sure it’s live Twitter stalkers. The bots are sleeping tonight I’ve heard… :-)

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ChromebookInst What tech writers don’t get about the Windows price drop: Schools want devices that just work, which is why iPads & Chromebooks cont to win.

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iReading 3 Digital Portfolio Best Practices: How to Make a Portfolio that Pops j.mp/1rK0kTf by @CreativeGroup via @TechChef4u

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@Dowbiggin you have far more Twitter stalkers than you’d ever imagined, apparently :-)

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following the lead of @vvrotny I imported my @feedly OPML dropbox.com/s/odw9suz84pwg… to @_feedspot to give it a try as an RSS feed reader

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Check out “Playing with Media on the iPad links” j.mp/1mThZju by @sschuhtech @dreambition

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.@dreambition @sschuhtech Thanks so much for sharing those resources! Looks like a gr8 workshop :-)

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coach57 Next Weeks Chat will be moderated by @wfryer topic is character education

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iReading: States, stand down! Let community broadband innovate j.mp/X1gx9H by @CJSettles @gigaom

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just learned about “Just Be Beautiful, Inc. Girls Mentoring Organization” justbebeautiful.org/About_JBB.html via @apsupdate youtube.com/watch?v=iq8Rzq…

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@coach57 I’m game to host Aug 3rd - should we have “character education” as our topic? @JonnyCurriculum @rhinoglaze

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remember to follow all the Oklahoma educators on this Twitter list! twitter.com/wfryer/oklahom… gr8 to follow in @Flipboard too :-)

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@JonnyCurriculum I might pick that topic for an upcoming chat - @coach57 @rhinoglaze

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.@MrsBeck25 all your online Twitter grammar mistakes past /present / future are hereby forgiven :-)

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.@JonnyCurriculum @rhinoglaze yes we absolutely do! Have we had a chat focused on character education yet?

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@wmchamberlain I’m saying brain breaks will help engagement later. Turning off your brain creates “margin” for thinking later :-)

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wmchamberlain Remember, we are dealing with kids not robots. Everybody needs some ‘wasted’ time.

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.@MrP_tchr I think at least some of my Ss would say “when Dr Fryer talks” (& they aren’t making/creating) could be “wasted time!”

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.@MrP_tchr certainly ‘wasted time’ is a relative concept - would be a gr8 topic to discuss/debate w/ students in class!

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A8 I want to incorporate more “brain breaks” this year in my classes using @GoNoodle h/t @sfryer (will help w student engagement!)

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.@MrsBeck25 but of course it’s not “easy” to be @HaselwoodMath :-)

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A7 avoid wasted time by planning engaging activities & always having extension ideas for students who complete basic expectations

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@HaselwoodMath @MrsBeck25 I think math is the easiest subject to teach poorly in school

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@MrsBeck25 my 9th grade daughter has been wading thru a ton of math problems in her “summer packet” - ugh. SureOfTheValue

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shahlock A7: i’ve blathered on endlessly about homework, but in a nutshell, homework ought to be “practice when no one is judging”

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A7 As a “specials” STEM T I’m blessed 2 not be required to assign homework. Our focus is building/making/creating in class! @iesSTEM

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cybraryman1 @wfryer My Morning Meetings page: cybraryman.com/morningmeeting… Start the day off right.

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@tbbrwn yes! Jane Nelson’s “Positive Discipline in the Classroom” goo.gl/GsCbbO = 1 of the best books I’ve ever read as a T

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A6 my favorite class routine as a classroom teacher has been end-of-day “class meetings” via Jane Nelson - very powerful

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A6 As a “specials” T expectations are challenging b/c of time- I want to get right into content, but must address expectations 1st

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A6 I’m going to establish & emphasize my classroom “attention signal” earlier & more clearly/consistently this year

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usedgov Great teachers make a difference! pic.twitter.com/8oZtQZLp5q

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MPSTechnology A5: Allow for mistakes, Breathe and breathe some more, Celebrate the successes, Dance thru the tough days, Engage others…

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dena_rogers A5 - Still love Harry Wong “First Days of School.” Instead of a “Me” wall, I show a video or something more techy.

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shahlock A5: advice for new T: the more you try to control, the less you will control. if you want students to learn, first respect them

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mrspitts19 A5 For every negative, find two positives. And start writing your book of classroom funnies NOW!

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lsmellott A5: Don’t copy what you did during student teaching. Different group of Ss. Be ready to deviate from your plan.

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A5 encouraging students to ask good questions & cultivating curiosity is often more important than “right answers”

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A5 remember we are all learners, sometimes we’re experts, sometimes we’re novices. Stay humble & stay curious!

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A5 Find a mentor teacher who can take you under their wing, apprenticeship learning is the best for teaching

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.@wmchamberlain I used to have my grad students share “teacher impact stories” before co-teaching, many were bad stories like that

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RT @tbbrwn @dougeb00: SAVE THE DATE: Sept 6 for in Idabel at the SOSU McCurtain County campus

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@wmchamberlain 1 of the other grad students I had classes with at TTU told that story about his middle school years

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A4 the idea that teacher wanted every child to understand was: I’m in charge, & I will beat you if you don’t obey me :-(

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A4 worst “story of start of school story” I ever heard was west texas PE T in the 1980s, paddled EVERY child the 1st day of class

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A4 it wasn’t advice, but I had pre-service teacher classes which didn’t address classroom management at all - big missing piece!

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A2 Routines are huge in the classroom: setting expectations, establishing “norms” for behavior & engagement

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@JMaxey1 I like your classroom expectation “Bring your A game!” @watersenglish @mrspants19

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gr8 video showcasing Atlanta teachers & students: Difference Makers 7 j.mp/1nNNfVJ by @apsupdate via @dtray32atl cc @OKCPS

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deborahgist@Edudemic: The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher dailygenius.com/digitally-comp…

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TParks Learning about this great site created by rock star @AndyBrovey ipadacademy.com

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TParks Learning about @ClickinMoms from @wdoolden a FANTASTIC photography network! clickinmoms.com

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TParks GR8 resource for learning amazon.com/Plate-Pixel-Di… h/t @wdoolden

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cnansen The true strength in our classroom lies in the collaboraiton of learners not in the knowledge of one expert. via @TParks

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gr8 message for @storychasers: Celebrate What’s Right With The World by @dewittjones j.mp/1nNhdt5 h/t @cnansen @TParks

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TParks @GraceP demonstrating @goswivl at - I got to see this earlier in the summer - so cool! GR8 tool for recording teachers teaching!

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.@GraceP did @TParks share a @MinecraftEdu resource page / link? :-)

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TParks Watching @peter_hurley’s “The Art Behind The Headshot” youtube.com/watch?v=EIhn8C… h/t @wdoolden

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iReading: Podcast interview w @davidburkus: The Truths About How Innovative Companies & People Generate Great Ideas j.mp/1nMD97J

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TParks Learning about aperture in w/ @wdoolden minimalistbaker.com/resources/how-…

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coach57 Tonight’s chat moderator @edtechokie topic is classroom management join us at 8CST

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Camp Kidjam here Rachel comes! @ First Presbyterian Church of Edmond - Official Page instagram.com/p/q9ctGGOgMn/

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Camp Kidjam Sendoff for Rachel! @ First Presbyterian Church of Edmond - Official Page instagram.com/p/q9cYSIugL6/

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iReading: 10 YouTube channels that will make you and your students smarter j.mp/Uvgdyv by @ronhoutman

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