Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

March 3rd, 2015

JoSenja is on Saturday!! There is still time to register! edcampokc.org

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:16 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

EdCampOKC We’ve received cancellations but still have 416 registered for 2015 Saturday in Moore! Weather forecast looks good! :-)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:16 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

iReading: The Art of Simple Questions: How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations j.mp/1F7w485 by @GuyKawasaki

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I admit it: I used @sfryer ‘s ChromeBook tonight to live-tweet the @OklahomaWatch event & then - & I’ve LOVED LOVED it!

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@curriculumblog that’s a ringing endorsement if I’ve ever heard one - thanks :-) [blushing] I may share that tweet on a testimonial page :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to curriculumblog

@CoachBrimmer @joy4ok I’m not sure the legislators voting for that realize how destructive it would be to public education. They need to…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to CoachBrimmer

@CoachBrimmer @joy4ok I agree. It’s another reason why continuing to connect & empower teachers, parents, & students is so vital

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@curriculumblog @rmbyrne @web20classroom @kevinhoneycutt @lisahervey I just hope tomorrow’s snow & ice in #OKC doesn’t delay me! #ncties15

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MissNintendo In 1970, the three skills employers sought were the three R’s. Now it’s teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. Thoughts?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:35 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

iReading: What do you want leaders to do with technology? j.mp/1M5JxBB by @gcouros via @jarvisplc

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@CoachBrimmer @joy4ok Education will become a priority for our legislators when, as parents & citizens, we make our voices heard together

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The 2 password manager apps I recommend are @msecure4 & @1password - see this @iPadMediaCamp security app page http://t.co/EcdoydqokP

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OKCPS OKCPS has cancelled all classes and activities for Wednesday, March 4th due to inclement weather. pic.twitter.com/PrnxMOEmGQ

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:14 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

YukonDistrict Due to the forecasted inclement weather and in an abundance of caution, we are canceling school and all student… fb.me/7gMPU207x

via Facebook (retweeted on 10:08 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

HoffmannClass Also, don’t forget to use the hashtag during the week. Connect with everyone through the week, learn even more!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:58 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

RT @TriSciCurious: Thanks to @MTDPLN, we have been approved to award OPI Renewal Units for PD! https://t.co/54CGRw8YIT #MTedchat

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gr8 video about the power of educator connections: ” #MTedchat is turning one!” by @TriSciCurious https://t.co/vNlN8sDRUk cc #OklaEd

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@EHartmanEnglish @cristama Tweetups are a GREAT idea - We’ve done them with @EdCampOKC & - next one is this Saturday! :-)

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Please join me & @storychasers July 8-10 at Camp Paxson - Seeley Lake: Digital Storytelling Camp! storychasers.org/montana/

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teach1quilt2 Life without twitter? Really can’t imagine it any more. Professionally most of all, but for connecting, inspiration, news, on&on..

via TweetChat powered by oneQube (retweeted on 9:47 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

A5 You are a shining light to me in Oklahoma: The power of twitter-powered educator collaboration! You inspire me for

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Here’s a list of 83 Montana educators & Edu leaders I started a few years ago https://t.co/BFgNiqlVdg #mtedchat

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iReading: 12 Ideas to Propel Your Growth Journey j.mp/1ELCyLP by @SteveWyborney via

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mnokleby A3) this chat feeds me creativity and courage. yummy.

via TweetChat powered by oneQube (retweeted on 9:33 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@HoffmannClass thanks for mentioning @RuralEdPodcast - glad to learn about the show! I’ll add it to my podcatcher @pocketcasts :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to HoffmannClass

HoffmannClass And thanks to the 20 people that have listened to @RuralEdPodcast. I appreciate it….hope to do one ep per week!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:31 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

MT @sequoyahchat: friends-Have you heard? @nikkiloftin will be at Best of Books in Edmond March 11 5-6:30

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ptokc @intl_me @wfryer @joy4ok also this report shows a national picture and breaks things down state by state. homelesschildrenamerica.org

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Dawn63Dale A3: Just trying Twitter and following , and helped me form my own PD.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

wyowayne68 @wfryer MT a lot like WY. “Small town, long streets” We all try to listen and respect each other when we do it right.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:27 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@wyowayne68 that is GREAT, and a good way to put it. So important to build that community of respect & collaboration!

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LeAnneYenny A2. Connection with like-minded educators. Valuable when I sometimes feel I’m on an island.

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 9:26 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Just checked to see if I could get an earlier flight out of OKC tomorrow for - no dice at this point. Snow/Ice is coming…

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A2 My sense is that in Montana your state leaders are listening to & participating in these convos also, which is HUGE & great!

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Twitter chats like this & have provided wonderful opportunities for local connections not possible sans technology

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cristama A1: By sharing our stories of personalized prof growth through developing PLN encourage new, more open system

via TweetChat powered by oneQube (retweeted on 9:21 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

RT @lfoltos: The “Killer App” in education, the teacher!! http://t.co/nx0uy46o6K

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@MTTeacherCoach ooo - that “stagnate” word sounds like “rigor” from that great learning condition: rigormortis :-)

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HoffmannClass A1: I also think it’s important for us to celebrate our own professional development, because you want Ss to celebrate learning.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:10 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

A1 Encouragement to reflect on professional growth & celebrate together build community as well as resolve to keep moving forward

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Howdy from Oklahoma City! I’m a grade 4-5 teacher at @iesSTEM @IESYukon in @YukonDistrict - representing tonight :-)

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@intl_me @joy4ok Best school I know addressing homelessness in Oklahoma is @ptokc - my wife @sfryer teaches grade 3-4 students there

via Mobile Web (M5) in reply to intl_me

@intl_me I think the data on student homelessness in Oklahoma cited by @joy4ok is reported by @oksde - @ptokc has data also

via Mobile Web (M5) in reply to intl_me

cristama @izzaboo @mjclausen @wfryer Can you believe it has been a YEAR?? Join us at 8PM MT for our “One Year Celebration”!!

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RT @PI_Wildcats: Piedmont Intermediate students design earthquake resistant towers. https://t.co/0JeZddgKaH #Vimeo #oklaed @piedmontschools

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“We are at our best in Oklahoma when we face formidable obstacles together: We need to get to work together in education” by @joy4ok

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RT @oksenategop: Senate committee advances plan to review tax credits http://t.co/U0C2iT6NBk

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499 Oklahoma Educators on this Twitter list: https://t.co/y6dD7EUfHU Please follow & join our conversations! #oklaed

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oksde “When I attend Ed Camps, I leave having great hope for what we can accomplish in Oklahoma.” -@joy4ok

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:02 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Very positive comments by @joy4ok about professional development & @EdCampOKC coming up March 7th in @MoorePublicSch

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iReading: Where Have All The Teachers Gone? j.mp/1M5oIWI by @NPR via @realsaramerica

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tzeeck I voted today, but i know most didn’t. But instead of shaming those who didn’t, we need to figure out why they’re not and fix THAT problem.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:48 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

OKWnate Hofmeister: Our graduation rate is too low, college remediation rate is too high. State needs to find ways to address that

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:48 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

oksde “Oklahoma could save millions per year by moving from EOIs to ACT or something similar.” -@joy4ok

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:47 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“Be prepared for 25% drop in ACT scores if we require ALL our students in Oklahoma to take it” by @joy4ok

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“EOI tests cost $7 million per year now, but colleges & employers don’t use / look at these. We need to shift these $$$” by @joy4ok

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? by @OklahomaWatch 2 @joy4ok: What are metrics we can use 2 measure YOUR success (flawed question: Edu=so much > than just metrics!

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OklahomaWatch Hofmeister: It feeIs there’s a disincentive for best teachers to work with most at risk students because of current evaluations

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:41 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“We need to focus more time on instruction, not testing - & understand what things look like thru the eyes of teachers” by @joy4ok

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oksde Supt. @joy4ok says strategies should be aimed at professional development and growth, not consequences.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:39 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“We have 23,000 homeless students in Oklahoma we can document - this is stunning. Many of our students have big gaps” by @joy4ok

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johnkuhntx take note “@OKWnate: Hofmeister calls the current A-F system unreliable and useless. Says it needs to be amended.

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

oksde “We cannot ignore the fact that only 2 states pay their teachers less than Oklahoma.” -@joy4ok pic.twitter.com/yscab4579j

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:35 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

pdbrown19 Those critcizing Neu have not stepped forward and engaged in The Great Conversation. I welcome all skeptics to come see what we are about!

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 6:34 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“Our churches, nonprofits, other organizations need to step in to help our students, esp those suffering from poverty” by @joy4ok

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“Some people seem to think parent engagement means dropping kids off places for lessons: It should mean SO much more” by @joy4ok

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OKWnate Hofmeister calls the current A-F system unreliable and useless. Says it needs to be amended.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:29 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“My commitment [w educational policy] is to act on evidence: not just on perception. We need to act on good information” by @joy4ok

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Shadid13 Not good. “@OklahomaWatch: Hofmeister: A 25-year teacher with pHd can make more money in Okla. in three years working at Chipotle

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:27 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

oksde Supt. @joy4ok on A-F: one letter grade shouldn’t be a single indicator for a school. Different categories deserve their own grade.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:27 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“What schools do is complex, and we can’t have a bumper sticker solution like A-F report cards to reflect that” by @joy4ok

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“If we were to give Oklahoma a letter grade now, our first ? is: What are we grading? Multiple categories are important” @joy4ok

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“Those closest to students (teachers) have best perspective to identify effective ways to improve learning & instruction” by @joy4ok

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oksde .@joy4ok says reform happens when people come together to implement.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:23 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“Reform doesn’t happen just b/c we pass a law or change a policy: It takes hard work & collaboration to make change” by @joy4ok

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“We leave millions of dollars on the table for educational funding with ineffective tax incentives. These need review” by @joy4ok

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OklahomaWatch Hofmeister: Frankly, every mandate we pass at the legislative level will land on the desk of a teacher.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:21 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Listening to @joy4ok discuss educational policy proposals at @OklahomaWatch @willrogersthtr tonight pic.twitter.com/LrsqcDhdV4

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OklahomaWatch Hofmeister: A 25-year teacher with pHd can make more money in Okla. in three years working at Chipotle

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:19 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

“We have 40,000 more students but the same dollars in Oklahoma schools” by @joy4ok

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“We shouldn’t mistake EMOTION for progress” (when it comes to educational policy progress in Oklahoma) by @joy4ok

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“We need to increase days of instruction 5 days to meet nat’l average, & increase T pay $5000 across the board over 5 years” @joy4ok

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“Employees working 3 years at @ChipotleTweets make more money than Oklahoma teachers with a PhD & 25 years experience” by @joy4ok

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“South Dakota and Mississippi are the only states in the US who pay their teachers less than Oklahoma” by @joy4ok @OklahomaWatch

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“My focus: increased instructional time and amplifying the teacher shortage crisis today in Okahoma” by @joy4ok at @OklahomaWatch

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Thanks to @OklahomaWatch sponsoring tonight’s public forum discussion about education policy by @joy4ok at @willrogersthtr

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@OklahomaWatch I’m here to live tweet your event with @joy4ok too - so is @OklaBrett :-) You going to use a special hashtag?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to OklahomaWatch

OklahomaWatch We are getting ready to start the Watch-Out forum with Education Sup. Joy Hofmeister. We will be live tweeting the event

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:59 PM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

EdCampOKC RU attending this Saturday, March 7th in Moore? Plz sign up to share during our closing session! bit.ly/edcampOKC

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:26 AM, Mar 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

If you live in Oklahoma City remember to vote for City Council today! #OKC #oklaed http://t.co/zYFArY3Ddn

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I have nothing but praise for the @wordfence security plugin. It’s eye opening to see website attacks it locks out h/t @kjarrett

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RT @HighHopesProj: Now You Can Submit Your High Hopes For The World With Twitter! http://t.co/nk6MVWjik3

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@kevinhoneycutt yes, it will be great to see you too! Hopefully the weather will be kind to us all traveling this week! #ncties15

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