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

August 24th, 2014

new post: Create an iOS iMovie Video Collage with YouTube Contributions j.mp/1mGdavh h/t @MsMagiera :-)

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@pammoran no problem - I saw our pastor had the same issue with his blog when I was reading it today, & I saw yours yesterday - so I posted!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to pammoran

nice! @ericcurts takes the into j.mp/1ALSU3F (uses computer voice synthesizer too)

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.@ericcurts well done. 10 points to Gryffindor for cleverness :-)

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new post: Change the Tagline of your Wordpress [dot] com Website j.mp/1tuZoBC

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Remembering… @ Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum instagram.com/p/sGp3YcOgMJ/

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A5 we need 2B less focused on the writing test & much more focused on students writing a LOT. Every class needs an interactive blog!

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SappingtonTony There should be much more formative and much less summative… It’s differentiated instruction at its best- know your kids.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:45 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

joy4ok A4: Time spent testing is time lost learning. We must find meaningful balance for student growth.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:44 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

.@JBlackshare and assessment should still be about that! Mandates which encourage us to view students as statistics are immoral

via Echofon in reply to JBlackshare

A4 high-stakes tests encourage a standardized & prison-like approach to instruction & learning in school, elective choice is absent

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watersenglish A4 Students who can’t pass tests think they have no hope. NOT TRUE!

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A3 high-stakes tests have encouraged schools 2abandon inquiry-based, hands-on approaches to learning which actually engage students

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cybraryman1 A4 More time spent on preparing for ST than giving students real life skills they need. (Consumerism, Finances, Communication)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:34 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

A3 high-stakes testing has convinced many teachers as well as students that the purpose of school (& our focus) is to take tests

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A3 1 of the starting points for addressing the need to pay teachers more is taxing oil & gas fairly / removing horizon drill exempt.

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TeachFromHere @wfryer @coach57 if every teacher we to be proactive with social media in their classrooms, imagine the difference a year will make

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:24 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

MrRogersTech We need to let S’$ and T’s start using social media to share successes and failures.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:22 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

kennethdward A2 Pub Ed has a PR Prob.need to be known for the gr8 things we are doing. Joe public is easily swayed by who & what they are hearing

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:20 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

coach57 Education in Oklahoma is a multi million $$ business. Private people D’s and R’s want a piece of the action

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.@JMSPrincipal Current accountability system does not serve our poorest schools, so why should we think it serves any school well?

via Echofon in reply to edgeblogger

@coach57 yes, definitely. Our schools need to constantly be using social media to “tell our story” and showcase our students!

via Echofon in reply to coach57

edgeblogger A1: A-F also provides no actionable data, potential remedies, or increased resources. It is simply a means to sort, rank, and punish

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:16 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

A2 The simple answer is money. Groups financially benefit when public schools are forced 2 pay 4 more testing & shown to be failing

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A2 Millions of dollars continue to be spent by corporations & foundations to open the coffers of public education 2 private charters

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joy4ok A1: Current A-F school report card is not reliable, valid or useful. School performance cannot be reduced to a single indicator.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:12 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

edgeblogger A1: A-F has no value whatsoever. Grades simply correlate with poverty rates. Harder to explain than former API index.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:12 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

A1 Here is the litmus test for A-F report card value: Would we setup a similar system for all our community churches? Of course not!

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A1 A-F purposefully oversimplifies complexity of Ss learning 2 discredit public schools & encourage support 4 charter alternatives

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A1 The A-F report card system is unquestionably destructive to public education. It has no redeeming value for student learning

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eshileman The Rise of the Helicopter Teacher - The Chronicle of Higher Education links.eshileman.me/risehelicopterโ€ฆ

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 8:06 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Buffer)

@SteveWyborney glad you could join us from Oregon, Steve!

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Wes Fryer, grade 4-5 STEM @iesSTEM @IESYukon @YukonDistrict

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MT @jme_minter @coach57 chat begins NOW at 8 pm central. Topic is OK Education “In the News”

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shawnhime VIDEO For the People: A New Vision for Public Education in Oklahoma vimeo.com/ossba/forthepeโ€ฆ

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 7:55 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

BarbaraMcClanah Bravo to the Vermont BOE! viewfromtheedge.net/?p=4013

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 7:54 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

.@mguhlin @arguhlin The VPN I have used the most and really like, works on mobile devices and laptops, is @astrill astrill.com

via Twitter Lite in reply to mguhlin

PocketShare “when I open up the story of my pain/wounds & failures, suddenly we have a shared history together” by @erwinmcmanus pca.st/nSPY

via Echofon (retweeted on 3:54 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

PocketShare “Whoever tells the best story wins the culture” by @erwinmcmanus pca.st/nSPY

via iOS (retweeted on 3:28 PM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

iReading: Adding subscribed [GOOGLE] calendars to your iOS device j.mp/1nr1z35 by @BodyofBreen @macworld

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good @NPR podcast: From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man pca.st/B97C

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iReading: Grade One Students Give Advice on Using Twitter j.mp/1mEu11s by @KLirenman

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Unloading gear after the @boyscouts boating campout @ Peace Lutheran Church instagram.com/p/sFs6j3ugEN/

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lisayvette09 I have started a classroom Twitter account for this year. Any advice @wfryer @DavidGeurin @KristinZiemke @KLirenman @jlmilti? Really nervous

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:45 AM, Aug 24th, 2014 via Twitter Web Client)

@jlmilti what is your classroom Twitter channel ID?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jlmilti

.@lisayvette09 @DavidGeurin @KLirenman @jlmilti amen to KristinZiemke ‘s suggestions! Our class twitter account is @iesSTEM

via Twitter Lite in reply to lisayvette09

.@lisayvette09 @DavidGeurin @KristinZiemke @KLirenman @jlmilti use a Google form to let your students submit Twitter posts you moderate

via Twitter Lite in reply to lisayvette09

.@lisayvette09 @DavidGeurin @KristinZiemke @KLirenman @jlmilti I use the free @echofon Twitter app to manage multiple Twitter accounts

via Twitter Lite in reply to lisayvette09

oo_monkeys RT @appleinsider: Another purported ‘iPhone 6’ leak suggests Apple’s 4.7” model will have larger 1810mAh battery dlvr.it/6dQbBW

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