Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

June 2015

I installed the free “Google Fusion Tables” Chrome extension https://t.co/gsrTfrHrCM #GeoMap

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new post: Traveling with @Airbnb? Consider Checking Crime Maps First j.mp/1eZqAp3

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iReading: Appeals court says Apple is liable for e-book price fixing j.mp/1eZlmtF by @MeganGeuss @arstechnica

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@steelemaley sadly this year I could just stay thru Monday…

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@steelemaley @mrmatera you are most welcome - wish I could have recorded more!

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iReading: AppleCare will replace your battery once it drops to 80% of its capacity j.mp/1LGS5RH by @AndrewWrites in @arstechnica

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eolsonteacher Students used floorplanner and sketchup in Chemistry to design buildings for future. Awesome! pic.twitter.com/4bxn7YNpXL

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@steelemaley be sure to check out this video from Saturday on gameification with @mrmatera youtu.be/wIaYbFiJ0W8

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sylviaduckworth New : 11 Tips for Keeping Up With Technology cc @dougpete @ShakeUpLearning @TeacherMomOfTwo pic.twitter.com/swRncL87cu

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fellbop edcamp session idea: solicit students to generate topic ideas for teachers.

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MiamiDevice Miami Device wishes all attendees an amazing conference experience! Cheers!! @isteconnects pic.twitter.com/ImCFI7ID9Q

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@HCPSMarshall yes - today was our first time to see the MLK memorial with that inscription in Washington DC. Very powerful!

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@MrsLuceroRead what device are you using to access Google classroom? If you’re using an app make sure you update to the latest version

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iReading: Microsoft is launching a site 2help teachers master ‘Minecraft’ by @nisummers via @RemonP @brines #iste2015 http://t.co/BVndmumAc7

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“Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope” @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial instagram.com/p/4kOXDBOgHa/

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[PANO] with @bubbli: The Lincoln Memorial http://t.co/RqQacvugdS

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mcleod 5 thoughts from ISTE weekend bit.ly/1Lzuwcu

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WonderWorkshop “Don’t replace arts / music with CS. Replace cursive, graphic calculators, and things that won’t be around in 50 years.” @hadip at

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@pamclemensen is that a formula within Google Sheets to generate a random number, or an extension to select a random row?

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@crewsertech I found a batch convert tool http://t.co/Ry8PMSJxGO but am just giving up & using the provided browser maps…

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@crewsertech I’m using crimemap.dc.gov to download a CSV of crime data & locations, but it doesn’t output addresses or lat/longs

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@crewsertech map question for you: I want to convert “Maryland State Plane Meters” from a DC crime map to lat/long data. Ideas?

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GoodShep_CSSD “if you have met ONE person with autism, you have met one person with autism.” Jack Gallagher

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education_geek If you have a smartphone, you’ve got everything in this 1991 Radio Shack ad…in your pocket! pic.twitter.com/Fa14VlGyv7

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:35 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Buffer)

PGcoach_Christy Just because our Ss don’t all learn the same way doesn’t mean they can’t be taught! It’s our job to figure out how to reach them!

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:27 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Echofon)

ashleyhhurley “There is nothing to fix because there is nothing wrong with him. He’s different.” @Adifferentcool

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@kurber @MrRogersTech @ota_oktech fun! Wish you could’ve joined, it was an awesome @phillyducks tour!

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@phillyducks thanks for the retweet! We loved our driving tour yesterday, Captain Norm is the best!!!

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@zaption I wish I was still at to hear @fitzwalsh present! He is the king of interactive video lessons in the classroom! :-)

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zaption Come hear Zaption CEO @fitzwalsh’s video learning talk - 10:45 in 113BC! pic.twitter.com/RuC6dgO7Nu

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alicekeeler “I would rather spend money on professional development than devices. ”

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iReading: The Inside Story of Google’s Bizarre Plunge Into VR by @wired via @gadgetlab @googlecardboard #iste2015 http://t.co/KRU1TuHelc

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ShakeUpLearning 2.0 has arrived just in time for my preso! bit.ly/1TStDiH pic.twitter.com/WNH7DdMgQI

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@ricobaldes your work with @readingkingdoms looks great. Do you currently partner with your local United Way?

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@Montel_Williams Now I DO think we need to be anti-testing. The pendulum needs to swing the other direction!

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ricobaldes @Montel_Williams Check out @readingkingdoms readingkingdoms.org An after school program that builds healthy brains. Your help is needed.

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Flashback to 1995: Early AOL Commercial via @dankrutka youtu.be/1npzZu83AfU

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dankrutka How do schools adapt to technology that changes so quickly? Ex.: Early AOL Commercial (1995) youtu.be/1npzZu83AfU

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@dankrutka that is a classic! Thanks for the share!

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assortedsoup Saying goodbye to Philly. EPS S’s left their mark and inspired others internationally pic.twitter.com/bgr9IkiDEI

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iReading: New ways to integrate with Google Classroom nzzl.us/7X7AjvM via @nuzzel @geekyteach

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@MattRKay please consider sharing more of your ideas on YouTube. Your voice is inspiring, powerful, & desperately needed today

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@MattRKay I wish I could have been there 4 the entire session yesterday! I love your ideas and passion for student respect & voice

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KatieMTLC Textbooks are linear, learning is not. @gcouros

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@cpatselas please share your @PlayOsmo ideas w @sfryer - she has been brainstorming too for her 3rd/4th grade class!

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cpatselas @PlayOsmo spent last night coming up with ideas of how I am going to use this in my classroom in EVERY subject!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:35 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Echofon)

jackiegerstein Be intentional about giving time in your classroom to listen to and interact with students.

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GoogleForEdu Our Training Center provides PD for educators, by educators. Check it out here goo.gl/v2EQqt :

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Please join me: @sfryer & I just donated 2 support @PYPM215 @MattRKay Brave New Voices gofundme.com/pypmbnv15

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Check it out! I donated to PYPM Brave New Voices gofund.me/pypmbnv15 via @gofundme

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SO by @MattRKay [VIDEO] Keynote at @PYPM215 PhilWP’s Celebration of Writing & Literacy youtu.be/sSsJyUaLA74

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My new @Flipboard sticker makes my laptop ornamentation complete! I love Flipboard! http://t.co/zKki1hdfS3 #iste2015 http://t.co/WgHxuO48aE

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Philip_Cummings Periscope Reflections from on the Soledad O’Brien Keynote bit.ly/1C2q5VH via @wfryer

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.@msalang super to meet you F2F as well, many thanks to @Flipboard for a great evening of conversations & sharing!

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msalang Thanks for swag, awesome meal and great networking opportunity @Flipboard great to meet @wfryer super excited to flip pic.twitter.com/gFP3j3Gl99

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.@sfryer @isteconnects I agree, @MattRKay should share a keynote next year at on respecting/empowering student voice!

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sfryer Best session of the day by the Philly Youth Poetry Movement. Amazing! cc @isteconnects @wfryer pic.twitter.com/ckqtygWx3b

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@mtechman wish we could’ve said hi, hope you are having a great :-)

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@jonsamuelson I would if I had one, but I’ve just been tweeting notes, not adding them to a Gdoc…

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@Tom_Kilgore ok I will, great to see you yesterday! Good luck with your new gig!

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JenniferReyher Shout out to @wfryer in Digital Portfolios at pic.twitter.com/KlC8FvmPua

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MrRogersTech Riding @phillyducks with @wfryer and others from @ota_oktech pic.twitter.com/O65OvAj5Kp

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Fantastic closing ideas at the poetry slam session by @MattRKay pic.twitter.com/UIZpSKXQI2

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Good “take homes” from poetry slam / Matthew Kay session pic.twitter.com/CRdCxpFGA1

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iReading: Parents: Discover Your Digital Footprints & Teach Your Children Well j.mp/1R0eay0 by @MartiWeston

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carrie_james : @karen_brennan on engaging kids in creative computing bit.ly/1BiCKTT via @UKnowHGSE

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: Disconnected - Youth, New Media, & the Ethics Gap by @carrie_james j.mp/1dtfDdP via @vvrotny

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iReading: When Griefers Strike: Community, Citizenship and Rebuilding j.mp/1KltcsD by @jefftillinghast cc @zbpipe

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my first meeting to attend Independent Schools Educators Network j.mp/1Hr2fDf

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jefftillinghast Hacking MaKey MaKey 4 solfege & scales. Demo @ poster: ow.ly/OObvB ow.ly/i/buV9N pic.twitter.com/Aim4EAPTup

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Riding the @phillyducks on Market Street: Learning about @PatsSteaks & cheesesteak history pic.twitter.com/6UvcTMpL8x

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@OohShiny_Sarah @zbpipe yes we found many ways to address griefing last 2 years w @MinecraftEdu in our STEM class. can share more

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myONreader @sfryer @ptokc @wfryer WE ARE YOUR FAN THANKS FOR WHAT YOU DO!

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.@tinkercad (Create 3D digital designs with online CAD) j.mp/1eeTJvD gr8 for after-school programs using Minecraft!

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.@zbpipe SO glad to visit at the #iste2015 Blogger’s Cafe & learn about your @minecraftEDU session - SUCH gr8 ideas! http://t.co/KWlQjBWvnG

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I’m LOVING stories of how students in @zbpipe classes do lots of design, building & engineering in class

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gr8 Minecraft Inquiry project idea via @zbpipe: What considerations are there when putting in a dam for a reservoir? cc @sfryer

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learning how @zbpipe has packaged @MinecraftEdu licenses as “kits” which different teachers checkout/use to comply with IP

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SarahAnneClarke Collaboration is a “soft skill” that should be modeled, explicitly taught, and assessed. Yes!

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@billbass thanks for sharing the invitation to the Creativity Playground - @RachfMC and I will come stop by! shortly

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billbass Come experience the maker movement at the Creativity Playground across from thr Blogger’s Cafe

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kdobs1129 Assessment doesn’t mean grading. Assessment can mean feedback.

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@TParks @garrison_todd @MrRogersTech OK we will go meetup with @ScottParks thanks for coordinating/inviting :-)

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“Be aware of what Ss are doing on external Minecraft servers. Some R not appropriate. Adult awareness/interaction key” by @zbpipe

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“it is SO engaging to walk around the world IN Minecraft with students… follow & help virtually, get IN the game!” by @zbpipe

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“we need to debunk many myths around PLAY in the classroom, some parents believe fun can’t be learning” by @zbpipe

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@TParks @garrison_todd @MrRogersTech right! Rachel and I are IN and will go! Where are we going to meet? @sfryer may join but not sure

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very compelling student use of Minecraft to build visualizations of Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken” by @zbpipe

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learning about: FRAPS game capture video recorder (gr8 for screencasts by students) fraps.com via @zbpipe

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@TParks @garrison_todd @MrRogersTech I’m so sorry you are feeling bad :-( Yes, Rachel & I would LOVE to go… maybe @sfryer too.

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“being able to design & create something in a space like Minecraft can do something to you emotionally as a builder” by @zbpipe

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pet peeve of @zbpipe: Don’t use 2 have students “rebuild something from the curriculum” ask them to make connections!

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w respect to question in @MinecraftEdu session by @zbpipe on parent buy-in: Important to emphasize collaboration & problem solving

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now @zbpipe sharing story of a student yrs ago (before @MinecraftEdu) who used Redstone 2 blow up entire class collaborative world

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lots of references to “Millennium Goals” by @zbpipe Anyone know if these are UN or Canadian goals?

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learning about “Tate Worlds: Art Reimagined for Minecraft” #TateWorlds http://t.co/i6wwBhWb8b via @zbpipe #iste2015 (gr8 downloadable world)

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@nelsonahs last year in my grade 4-5 STEM classroom we used centers in a “Maker Studio” 2 foster creativity http://t.co/e02uWb2DzU #iste2015

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@nelsonahs that is what @zbpipe is presenting on now at #iste2015 - here are her slides: http://t.co/KWlQjBWvnG

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sfryer @myONreader is my #1 favorite App, excited to make a connection! @ptokc @wfryer pic.twitter.com/dl5LDXUtMj

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hearing how @zbpipe uses a command block as a “portal hub” 2 teleport students 2 different areas in a @MinecraftEdu world to build

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gr8 post by @zbpipe: What inquiry looks like in a classroom with no bells, no subjects and no interruptions j.mp/1QZANma

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@zbpipe at telling stories about listening to students discuss self-initiated engagement & complex collaboration with Minecraft

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“by saying you are a Minecraft Teacher, you are saying you embrace play, creativity & curiosity in the classroom” by @zbpipe

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guiding question for @zbpipe: “Do my lessons foster creativity?”

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guiding question for @zbpipe: “Is my learning space designed in a way that inspires my learners to engage in INQUIRY?”

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so excited to be seeing @zbpipe presenting now at on her awesome @MinecraftEdu student projects! @RachfMC is here too!

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Kamal’s Middle Eastern on #Yelp: Amazing baklavas at Kamal’s! #iste2015 http://t.co/2vE15TO3g0

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@mandi_cloud that is awesome! You & @sfryer will have to exchange @PlayOsmo ideas!

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.@sfryer wanted to visit the @PlayOsmo booth at first! She will use this as a @ptokc classroom center! pic.twitter.com/qhj8SufsSy

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Very cool: @PlayOsmo supports stop motion playback of drawings! vine.co/v/eJtubUa2XEL

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@ldWesty yes, I know that can be irritating. That’s Vine… Did you see my playlist of longer #iste2015 interviews? http://t.co/oOiWUQBCIP

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These are third-party developers integrating with the new Google share button function today pic.twitter.com/j4lfoL647U

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2 new major announcements from today: Share button & API for developers! pic.twitter.com/WxS8eIi9cx

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I LOVE this slide from the booth preso today: Like NASA, Ts & Ss need powerful dashboards! pic.twitter.com/OxwdsVl8T0

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Milestones for now includes whitelisted domains & reusable content pic.twitter.com/TtsajCV796

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@lorenchuk not yet, I will try again. The upload timed out

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3 tenets of strategy: “Simple but powerful, fuel teachers, engage students” pic.twitter.com/54A9nTCMgL

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“is about transforming teaching and learning & enabling kids to CREATE with technology” pic.twitter.com/TEKZkLUWrE

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.@tdcraw @lorenchuk here is my resource page with lots of links on #sketchnoting & Visual Notetaking http://t.co/99QXA95G6N #iste2015

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@ldWesty is that because of all the vendors, how short they are, or something else?

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Vertical video syndrome afflictee at pic.twitter.com/hjfwUPlXMO

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@lorenchuk I will DM you my phone number, we can go a little later this morning if you want

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@mswecker I am here F2Fat through today, I’m headed to my first session! :-)

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.@soledadobrien Some educators at #iste2015 shared feedback on your keynote last night via #Periscope https://t.co/2NhiPwnnuT #notatiste15

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new post [VIDEO] Periscope Reflections from ISTE 2015 on the Soledad O’Brien Keynote j.mp/1InqVgw

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just upgraded my license for @telestream Screenflow screencasting software http://t.co/u0RQtVMBIm (my favorite) to v 5.0 at last #iste2015

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iReading: Idealistically Realistic: j.mp/1TZfOPz by @APteacherBurton about & @TeachFromHere

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@jcbjr I tried to make a makerspace last year in my STEM classroom. These are my maker studio resources http://t.co/e02uWb2DzU #oklaed

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I’d like to download my video broadcast from earlier tonight but didn’t have autosave turned on in settings. Ideas?

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Great to connect tonight with @drmmtatom at after the keynote! cc @sfryer pic.twitter.com/rowROmOcdy

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@timlauer thanks for the feedback, Tim! I’ll try some more tomorrow :-)

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@jbennett4 Great to meet you and so good to learn about your wonderful storytelling project! :-)

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@m_lula @ericnentrup I take that as a great compliment, thanks :-)

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My favorite pic so far: a family photo with @tonyvincent @sfryer & Rachel! pic.twitter.com/z9bS7jZgbO

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Chloe @Tom_Kilgore explains how she created her steampunk hat! pic.twitter.com/oaBejhHQGy

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“Do not ever give up on kids who need U. It is never about the tech, it is about problems & dilemmas we can solve” @soledadobrien

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@HCPSMarshall @soledadobrien I think the Google Cardboard virtual field trips are individually controlled by each user…

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@JacPatterson @KatrinaStevens1 @soledadobrien Advocating4 student access 2 advanced classes <> saying all students can handle them

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Look who is sharing the stage with @soledadobrien: it’s organizer @kcalderw! pic.twitter.com/Vh7rvNxouC

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stephen_waka Love the @DeanKamen reference in the @soledadobrien keynote - FIRST engineering experiences promotes science learning by doing

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:57 PM, Jun 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

NicolRHoward Yes! Mentoring, support, & exposure are key to the success of our girls in & beyond. Thanks for the stories, @soledadobrien

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RT @EvanLembke: Google Explorations looks like a great teaching tool. https://t.co/y8YDxc7ZYs #ISTE2015 @soledadobrien

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Ailelie Soledad O’Brien: limited exposure to a variety of careers and experiences leads to limited dreams & ambitions.

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I think @soledadobrien is showing a “virtual field trip” video clip featuring Google Cardboard google.com/get/cardboard/

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“key is not paying tuition - it’s mentoring & support” (for helping disadvantaged students succeed) by @soledadobrien @SoledadFdn

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A_RiveraNY I invite everyone to check out @northernparkway. Our Ts are working hard 2 effectively teach ALL Ss. We emphasize grit & character

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:51 PM, Jun 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@AussieEdTech @soledadobrien yes I do think puts the keynote videos online afterwards. @isteconnects can you confirm?

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@brettexplains we’ll see how the wifi holds up once the @soledadobrien keynote is over & we fire up :-)

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@brettexplains the wifi is rockin’ fast here in the PLN Lounge for the @soledadobrien opening keynote :-)

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JessGere Technology for T sake is a waste. T should be leveraged to further crit thinking, close gaps in info & learning @soledadobrien

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