Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

August 2nd, 2015

@merchkr yes absolutely! My favorite collaborations of the past 2 years teaching have been with our school librarians!

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@kasnelson @branch7 I like the “Ignite” style talks for meetups like this. has used it 2 years. igniteshow.com/howto

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over 700 Oklahoma educators on this Twitter list now! https://t.co/R4pN9X8Ucy Please follow & RT :-) #OklaEd

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JAlyias What if the money used for state testing was reallocated toward teacher PD and resources?

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edgeblogger I feel bad for educators who are missing out on these Sunday night chats. They energize me like an energy drink taken intravenously.

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LesleeLollis PD from home w/3 devices to watch/learn @wfryer periscope with @CathyBenge1 and @vperezy Can’t wait 2 share w/students!

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@kasnelson please let me know details… I’d love to participate if possible :-)

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iReading: And So It Begins… by @rhondaschroeder j.mp/1K0cHyH @OKCPS

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rhondaschroeder Arthur Elementary teachers went back to class early !! @Arthurokcps pic.twitter.com/pG7Dr3Whxp

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rhondaschroeder
OKCPS starts tomorrow!!! WooHoo..lets get the party started !!

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@bridgestyler @edgeblogger @kennethdward we could do a TEDx style or @IgniteOKC style event… or a different hybrid #OklaEd

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@bridgestyler @kennethdward @edgeblogger we can crowdsource a list… and yes, we could intersperse some of our own from #OklaEd :-)

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@James409Jason you are most welcome - I appreciate YOU and all you do for your students… as well as your much-needed advocacy!

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@sjparkokc @bridgestyler I’ll start a Google Doc & share w you so we can brainstorm details…

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@sjparkokc @bridgestyler @edgeblogger @vperexy OK wow - that sounds fantastic. Would be great for ussaok.org to host!

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@JennWillTeach I’d like to help promote that through digital storytelling. Perhaps a grant project with @storychasers could help…

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@ChrisParadise @kennethdward I like that! Hopefully net result was to make discussions constructive, rather than to stifle criticism #OklaEd

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@bridgestyler @TEDTalks we should definitely explore this idea further… could be pretty easy to setup… maybe at @willrogersthtr

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yes - @sfryer does too! Her @ptokc kiddos don’t come till Thursday, so she has a few more days… :-)

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@edgeblogger ok, you & @bridgestyler got me thinking tonight: Let’s have a TEDtalk movie night sometime for with time for discussion

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TeachFromHere Get the heck out of your Comfort zone and start being even more pic.twitter.com/fsUQVT7Kae

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@bridgestyler thanks for sharing that @TEDTalks recommendation! We should collect a list of fav TED videos from & have a movie night

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VIDEO homework via @bridgestyler: Linda Cliatt-Wayman: How 2 fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard https://t.co/hOQamF89cd #OklaEd

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For more inspiration from our chat facilitator @vperezy check out her interview from Saturday on @STEMseeds http://t.co/UOqssTCx8L #oklaed

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gr8 job @vperezy facilitating our chat tonight! You Rock! The time flew by…

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jasonbengs A7 is it dissent or discussion? Insubordination or varied perspective? That determines how you should respond.

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JSW_EdTech A7: A healthy culture values respectful dissent. This is modeled as high up as the Supreme Court.

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OSSBAoklahoma Wishing all our @OKCPS friends a great day tomorrow. Don’t forget to share photos! pic.twitter.com/9Y2mvlRAZn

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JennWillTeach A6: if you are an educator, you better address your biases & get ready to love & educate every single 1 of your Ss. Period.

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Please encourage any teacher you know willing to share classroom/school news online this year to sign up for storychasers.org/snews/

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A7 Ts need regular opportunities 2talk together & also provide input to administration. Not just during “strategic planning” time…

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vperezy Q7: How do you address dissension & unpopular opinions in your school culture so that all voices are heard? pic.twitter.com/I5uS4a1Nia

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@JennWillTeach whether people are “ready” for it or not, we need to have those discussions. Few are “ready” for major change…

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@TeachFromHere thanks for sharing the link - I saved it to my @Pocket article archive to read later! :-)

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@BlueCerealEduc yes, and we need to find ways to both amplify & share those examples of community / social activism!

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BlueCerealEduc A6: I’m not sure we can ‘celebrate diversity’ in classroom w/o some degree of social activism in the community…

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JSW_EdTech A6: Diversity means dealing w/ often deep-rooted trust issues. What we consistently DO is so much more impactful than what we SAY.

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A6 Opening walls of our classrooms to the perspectives of folks different than we are. Collaborations can build friendships & trust

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edgeblogger Q6: I see this as an area of growth for every school. Need 2 mirror culture of community not just culture of people at the school

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ToddWhitaker If teachers go into each other’s classrooms the knowledge of one becomes the knowledge of all.

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A6 Creating & sharing digital stories about our lives is an effective, tangible way 2promote understanding & acceptance of diversity

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A5 Involving students in building classroom & school culture starts with choices. Invite & listen to student perspectives & ideas!

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JoshuaTSauer A5) Listen to their stories. It’s amazing what we can learn.

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GreenDoorLabs We love , so yes! “Could Storytelling Be the Secret Sauce to ?” bit.ly/1Mw7nGi pic.twitter.com/EqCkeYIj2Q

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.@jlreed2011 yes! Our need 2 share & celebrate celebrate student successes is why @OklaEdShowcase started! oklaed.us

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jlreed2011 A5P2) Attend city meetings & report on the achievements of our Ss. Let them realize they are a vital link in educating our children.

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Over 680 Oklahoma educators now on this Twitter list! https://t.co/R4pN9XqvB8 Our numbers keep growing! :-) #oklaed

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IanGertler @deborahgist @wfryer Great list … key is to keep the interaction going while empowering people! pic.twitter.com/Z5ozqr2i86

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@JennWillTeach @kellianglley So how do we bridge the divides which separate us in some urban segregated neighborhoods & schools?

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JennWillTeach @kellianglley racism, poverty, equity, social justice, etc. We are preaching to our choir. I love , but there’s a big world out there

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drewprice11 a4: Transparency involves building a shared understanding before decision making. vs deciding and expecting compliance

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kellianglley A4 I try to keep everything posted on my website, share info via Instagram, send weekly email, etc, etc. .

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A4 an important part of transparency in school should be that decisionmaking by administrators is communicated & understood well

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coach57 Another great quote from @ToddWhitaker pic.twitter.com/dzczkb6RuZ

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edgeblogger A4: Transparency to me means explaining our thinking, taking responsibility, admitting when we’re wrong, and being accessible.

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@grendelrick @BlueCerealEduc That is a fantastic mantra to live by as a school administrator. Thanks for sharing it!

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grendelrick @BlueCerealEduc Go with my mantra since I was a principal: You have to love the kids more than you love the rules.

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deborahgist A3 Factors w most impact in building school/district culture: leadership, trust, respect, communication, love, and belief.

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@djthoreson you’ll find more tips for Twitter on the TweechMe app! crescerance.com/tweechme/ by @s_bearden

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@djthoreson Hi Debra! Please consider updating your Twitter avatar - you can use an icon if you don’t want to use a photo.

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Alanchrisbryant A2: encourage failure. Without it there is no growth because of fear of failure.

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BlueCerealEduc A3: Hate to admit it, but Admin competence & attitude are HUGE. District policies towards Ts can make/break climate

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grendelrick A3: Great principals matter; I’ve seen amazing teachers flounder in an unguided school.

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A3 No question the attitude, actions, heart & spirit of the campus principal has the largest impact of anything on school culture

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vperezy Q3: What factors do you think have the most impact in building school/district culture? pic.twitter.com/UwZEbQ6le4

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@mandi_cloud @vperezy I think the best “gateway” tool for Twitter is @Flipboard - it was the key for @sfryer seeing the value of it!

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kasnelson A2: I start w/myself & spending the summer learning so I am ready 2 lead. I make a choice 2 b positive everyday & make school fun!

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JasonGalloway77 A2- I have to start with me first. Fire myself up so I can fire others up. Soak up and pour into others.

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I’m trying a new website for tonight’s Twitter chat: tchat.io/rooms/oklaed (so far so good - works well on mobile too!)

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grendelrick A2 Spend every day, every dollar, every lesson, every training focused on students - not rules, tests, tradition, or other noise

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@elynnlll wow - I saw your post from last night… I LOVE that part of Colorado! So many beautiful hikes & views! enjoy!

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@deborahgist @TulsaSchools So glad to have you join us! We need to encourage Rob Neu of @OKCPS to join in as well :-)

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A2 I share ideas, tools, websites & strategies w Ts as we meet and I learn about their own goals / interests / classroom projects

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vperezy Q2 clarification: How do you implement ideas from Twitter & professional development? pic.twitter.com/JV5EVA7Elb

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MPSTechnology A2: Opening up/making available technologies that can help Ts,Ss, Ps communicate and collaborate.

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watersenglish A1 My ideal district values its Ts, Ps, and Ss more than the numbers.

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A1 supportive of creativity, providing autonomy 4 collaboration, collegial, sense of humor, regular times to break bread together

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Wes Fryer, director of technology @casadyschoolokc @CasadySTEM

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More about myth of “Prester John” via @HardcoreHistory (my 1st intro was via @TobyLester4 “The 4th Part of the World” pca.st/cIfX

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An hour of complaining about the new Apple Music on @CommittedShow Podcast: Episode 87 pca.st/8H8p

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iReading: Teacher The New Endangered Species by @James409Jason #OklaEd http://t.co/lyUywb1mgz

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@James409Jason that way after you post something new, the older tweet will still go directly to the referenced post

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@James409Jason when you tweet for a new post I recommend you include the full link to the post, rather than just the link to your blog

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@ELanghorst I’d be glad to help if you want to make the TwitterForTeachers.com link a CNAME DNS entry rather than a redirect

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@ELanghorst The fact that astronauts now tweet photos from space we can view minutes later makes it all the more incredible!

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@ELanghorst that is awesome! I got our family up about a year ago to - very memorable!

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gr8 @bbcworldservice [PODCAST] on The Manhattan Project, Marie Curie, Shark attacks on USS Indianapolis pca.st/MtlB

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@_birdwell not sure if @postachio compatible: my fav site to insert @creativecommons licensed images in blog post is imagecodr.org

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A clear sign my 11-year-old daughter has been watching YouTube videos on my iPhone: “Power of Makeup” is recommended pic.twitter.com/yNHx0QlG3Q

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@_birdwell I am encouraging & working with @sfryer on her blog. Set her up with Easy blog app to streamline workflow
appsto.re/us/QZRtT.i

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@_birdwell I really like the look and feel of your site, I’m looking at it now on my iPhone. Very clean!

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@_birdwell @postachio interesting, I’ve seen that but not given it a try. I know WordPress sites can have very good SEO with Google

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@_birdwell have U seen the @OklaEdShowcase team blogging project we launched after last week’s #EdCampEOC ?! http://t.co/wuDLbkPDqZ #oklaed

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@_birdwell I have a few tutorials about blogging on the interactive writing page of @ShowWithMedia http://t.co/o4R9LIYkYf

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@_birdwell that is fantastic, I would love to help you with your blog. Are you self hosting with WordPress?

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@_birdwell you looking for blog posts about using @MinecraftEdu with students?

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@_birdwell no, no money for that at this point. :-) It’s a good contrast to the real Minecraft, tho, where everyone has unlimited blocks!

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@MCzajkowskiEDU @eyesrightblog @StLukesOKC yes, I think that was one influence among many. It was an original remix of multiple stories…

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@leastIdidntsay @eyesrightblog @StLukesOKC yep, Disney’s historical use of copyright has certainly been chilling for creativity by others

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@AshishRajpal @XSEEDEducation you are most welcome, so glad to have the opportunity to share :-)

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eyesrightblog Powerful story about James Earl Jones sharing his poetry aloud in high school, encouraged by his English teacher via Bob Long @StLukesOKC

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eyesrightblog Of all Disney movies, “The Lion King” is the only original story not based on a fairy tale or book via Bob Long @StLukesOKC

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businessinsider Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality glasses will be available to developers within a year read.bi/1LYkCB6 pic.twitter.com/5PAB9nnUie

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Hashtag for this meme should be (it is an open / unused / unclaimed hashtag, different enough not likely to be used incidentally)

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Edu hashtag meme 4 this year: Comment on teacher blogs then share the post link on Twitter with (encourages interactive writing)

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RT @gcouros: Posted yesterday: Why I focus on #DigitalLeadership Instead of Cyberbullying http://t.co/nFViZEicVK

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[VIDEO] The Vula Connection via @daviottenheimer gr8 documentary about anti-apartheid South Africa revolutionaries http://t.co/lLsbKxPt8i

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@daviottenheimer @palafo it is also a case study in how existing entities seek to maintain their power despite disruptive tech

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