Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

August 9th, 2015

My first “story” shared on @Medium: Tips for Choosing a Classroom Blog https://t.co/JnOnb6u9eY #create2learn #edtech #OklaEd

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iReading: How to Use Medium: The Complete Guide for Marketers by @kevanlee (good guide 4 others too!) #create2learn https://t.co/FlfIZJPpjd

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iReading: Why You Should Work As Though Your Kids Are Watching by @SallieKrawcheck (gr8 stories!) #LoveThis https://t.co/aawKHD1XlW

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@DrTerriOU @edgeblogger I’ve thot about this too: How can we support crafting of constructive bills? (unlike ALEC)

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DrTerriOU @edgeblogger I wonder if we pre-wrote legislation like Alec if they would use it too. If that would be better use of time.

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“…the cost of solar photovoltaic cells has dropped by nearly a factor of ten over the past decade” by @billgates http://t.co/Jypvb797WV

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iReading: From Zzzz’s To A’s - Adolescents And Sleep - Inside The Teenage Brain by @FrontlinePBS via @PFFSDowntown http://t.co/SyUeD2vCop

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frontlinepbs The 6 NSA whistleblowers who came before Edward Snowden to.pbs.org/QGYOk1 pic.twitter.com/FD4tXj2ODs

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JonnyCurriculum A5: How about real listening skills? You always understand others better when you listen to understand, not to respond.

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iReading: Teacher Shortages Spur a Nationwide Hiring Scramble (Credentials Optional) nzzl.us/Q9bL88S in @nytimes via @nuzzel @bar_zie

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deborahgist So excited (& only a little nervous) to moderate next week’s ! Hope you have a great week & hope you join next Sunday!

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coach57 Next weeks chat moderator is @deborahgist superintendent Tulsa Public School

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rhondaschroeder in our mission and mindset that includes those with disabilities, differences in ethnicity, and LGBT families. Tough conversation

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Consider using a moderated class blog this year to amplify student voices & connect w others. Ideas here: http://t.co/fmd5VXKzo1 #oklaed

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rhondaschroeder Diversity…truly means embedded differences and recognizing unique existence of all mankind.

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ardaughty A5(c) That’s the scary part of education. Letting students drive their own learning. It forces Ts to stop with canned answers.

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dbchandler28 With time almost out here is the challenge: This week by either blog or Twitter share why you became a teacher.

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laurasuebux A5) Great ideas so far! The Southern Poverty Law Center also has great T resources: splcenter.org/issues BTW, Laura Buxton OKCPS

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@ardaughty are any @OKCPS students involved in “spoken word” poetry groups? @sfryer & I heard, saw & talked to Philly Ss at

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ardaughty A5, but let’s be clear, watching MLK Jr’s Dream speech during recess isn’t diversity, nor just teaching about Rosa Parks.

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rschornick @dbchandler28 I recommend you get in touch with @drebonyjohnson1 at CHS to learn about her Parent Ambassadors group

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edgeblogger A5: We disenfranchise many Ss of diversity by not connecting to their experiences & history. Is Moby Dick still relevant for all?

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Q5 that answer should start with the question, “What does promoting diversity in the classroom mean?”

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please contribute to @OklaEdShowcase: OklaEd Learning Showcase - amplifying innovation in Oklahoma classrooms oklaed.us

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edgeblogger A4: Hate to say this, but rallies have become like pep rallies for sports. Pumped up for awhile, but doesn’t help win the game.

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iReading: How White Students Reap Benefits from Teachers of Color by @theatlantic via @JennWillTeach #oklaed http://t.co/AfioXyc53S

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@BlueCerealEduc @JennWillTeach I agree. Mobilizing young people to becomes politically active is a huge need & advocacy opportunity

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BlueCerealEduc We don’t need to go to OKC. We need to get active during every election, and in the least educated communities.

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SPSheehan @edgeblogger We really need to SEE and HEAR from successful persons of color in the community. They’re out there! Bring them to the schools.

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ardaughty Q3(b). Being able to dig deep into the “why’s”, that’s when authenticity and real learning happens. Huge impact there!

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land_abby In Fayetteville, we had a culture night and it was amazing to see 35+ cultures in one school. Celebrate where you/what you have.

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A4 our PTSA sponsored an evening w food trucks & an open mic for impromptu student talent show last fall. gr8 attendance & convos

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@DrTerriOU maybe you could help bring her in virtually to a class as Arthur Elementary, & record as a GHO on Air?

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@JennWillTeach so how do we begin? I keep coming back to digital storytelling projects that have opened up doors for conversations

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MrCaruthers also explain to them with what the movement actually means and says. It doesn’t state blackness is better (Q3) +

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We need to have conversations about topics few talk about publicly. Why were 21 T positions vacant at Upper Greystone last August?

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[PODCAST] series: The Problem We All Live With via @TeachFromHere #oklaed #diversity http://t.co/OgWxUnAbBS

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KimberBlodgett Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had so many potential Ts that we could focus on diversity.

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A2 We need to amplify innovative voices among us. As we reflect the diversity of our voices & leaders in the trenches, that helps

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A2 We need to take a long view & be strategic about T recruitment. Tomorrows Ts are Ss today. We need to share our passion for Edu

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deborahgist We can recruit diverse teachers & school leaders. We can also nurture & develop them from within! We have to be intentional & plan.

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drewprice11 a2 - Right now it’s hard enough to recruit ANY teacher let alone quality Diverse teachers…

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A1 Bring guest speakers into the classroom in person & virtually who have diverse backgrounds, talk about careers & diversity

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iReading: White Privilege - Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh via @JennWillTeach #oklaed http://t.co/kmPJDx2GWf

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@JennWillTeach it would be great for teachers having these discussions w students to share their entry points / lesson ideas

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A1 Lessons about the power of our words & the importance of kindness can surround use of a moderated classroom blog.

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deborahgist Good evening! Who’s excited about th new school year? Sooooo exciting in th @TulsaSchools & grateful for ! Deborah here.

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@grendelrick @middelnews I like your district hashtag :-) Has anyone compiled a list of Oklahoma school hashtags?

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@kellianglley @deborahgist let me know what you all think! I like how you can hide retweets too…

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RT @kasnelson: The #oklaed chat starts in 5 minutes. Hope there are #vpsindians Ts joining/lurking. Follow some of these!

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iReading: State superintendent @joy4ok talks teacher shortage & pay, panel discusses the GOP debate by @kfor #oklaed http://t.co/IiWeLYfV91

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@DrTerriOU I have used it a couple of times now on a laptop… Functionality seems good on the iPad too tho :-)

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@TeachFromHere @kasnelson over 700 Oklahoma educators on this Twitter list now :-) https://t.co/R4pN9X8Ucy #OklaEd

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ardaughty @dbchandler28 absolutely! 1. How will Ts address current events this year?

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I’m using tchat.io/rooms/oklaed (FREE) in the Safari browser on my iPad for this evening’s chat tonight (starts in 15 min!)

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@Kevreadenn @mywriteabout @PaulSolarz @spencerideas students need a file cabinet & showcase 4 digital portfolios. See http://t.co/lTXMHTODmF

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.@GuinnevereH the @k12online conference is so fantastic & a gr8 think to introduce other teachers too - high quality free PD!

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@GuinnevereH that is great. Let me know how I can help. I’m open to sharing a session about EdCamps or Google Hangouts if you want…

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@dbchandler28 I’m looking forward to you facilitating & hosting the chat tonight! Have you shared questions in advance?

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tricountytech Join the chat about every Sunday night from 8:00-9:00 pm. If you want to get involved or have ideas to share, check out!

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coach57 Join s 124th straight Sunday night chat as @dbchandler28 moderates 8CST

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dbchandler28 are you ready for tonight’s session. How to address cultural diversity in education in Oklahoma.

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@GuinnevereH @k12online that’s why it’s great & important to be connected educators together! :-)

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@GuinnevereH @k12online yes, F2F = face to face. This post from 2006 by @jutecht http://t.co/n3Px29gi7x shares more about the LAN party idea

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RachfMC And now, we will reward you for doing your homework with a picture of a dancing cat. pic.twitter.com/Iz8PpdFio1

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@GuinnevereH @k12online lots of great connections afterward to the presenters…

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@GuinnevereH @k12online is fantastic, 1 of the places I’ve learned the MOST in the past decade about using the interactive web…

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@GuinnevereH 10th year of @k12online and it’s 100% free, 100% online. I’d love to help organize a F2F LAN party / meetup for it this year

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@GuinnevereH let’s talk more about the idea of an online edcamp for ELA folks… Do you know about @k12online k12onlineconference.org ?

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@GuinnevereH Here is an audio recording of my June 2014 preso “Google Hangouts 101” http://t.co/C4BmbAzrSH #OklaEd #googleEDU #GHO

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@GuinnevereH oh sorry I misread your original tweet today & was thinking about EdCamp resources not GHO resources…

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@GuinnevereH Here are the slides to the #ota14 preso @tparks & I shared last year https://t.co/i0TqDeIdW3 #OklaEd

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@GuinnevereH well step 1 is coming to an EdCamp :-) Here is a list of upcoming EdCamps in Oklahoma edcampok.org

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NMHS_lms Interviewing @nirvan of @CainesArcade fame 2morrow. Have a ? about making from a kid’s perspective? let us know! pic.twitter.com/XAxjQyepr4

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RachfMC OH MAH GERSH. On youtube, a comment I put down has over 400+ likes and 100 replies…….. WOW!!!!! :0 pic.twitter.com/KGSX1sxr7E

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Philip_Cummings “…if we have the opportunity to say something kind and sincere, we should, always.” bit.ly/1MVGnCn via @gcouros

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