Wesley Fryer, Ph.D. (@wfryer)

Oklahoma City, OK

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

September 13th, 2016

I made an animated race in @PBS @ScratchJr where a character falls into a giant sinkhole! pic.twitter.com/mH4jFjBEdB

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MrsRyder58 @wfryer @BeckyEdu @ScratchJr @sfryer @PBS @PBSLrnMedia I describe the “Coding Challenge” in more detail in Ch 6 of itunes.apple.com/us/book/one-be…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:48 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Mobile Web (M5))

How America became a 1% society by @BillMoyersHQ in @guardian (VERY important article on politics & economics) theguardian.com/us-news/2016/s…

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danielbbudd @wfryer @iTunesU This one teaches how to create an app with UIKit - itunes.apple.com/au/course/blac…

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JessicaRae929 A6: Taking away a renewed excitement for coding in new ways this school year and empowering Ss to embrace new learning

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MiaLMorrison As we wrap up - Thnx @WiredEducator @sjunkins for this awesome showing us how Can’t WAIT to use

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ryanorilio Takeaway: 1-update to iOS 10. 2- install 3- Change the world.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:58 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

annkozma723 Almost ready to download ! Thanks @WiredEducator & @sjunkins for moderating tonight! pic.twitter.com/TrPRnFy5tY

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:57 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

MiaLMorrison @MrKelly027 YES if these skills are important! Ss don’t even realize they are learning, it becomes second nature

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@sjunkins Thanks for all the great links you shared tonight! :-)

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castlestephanie Thank you @sjunkins and @kellycroy for moderating a great chat on this evening!

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:56 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A6 I want to help our new high school computer science teacher introduce to his students :-)

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A5 Students learning their teacher may not know the answer either, but they can figure it out together… A key lesson!

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MrsRyder58 A5: Questioning, communication, teamwork, problem solving…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:54 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

ryanorilio A5: fail is not a four-letter word.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:54 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@WiredEducator I had to delete & retweet that because of a misspelling :-) New version: twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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A5 I hope students will learn technology & isn’t MAGIC, & they can help “invent the future” thru hard work & passion

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A5 I hope students can become empowered to question algorithms & become more savvy advocates for privacy rights & other issues

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A5 With T guidance with can help students learn to use digital literacy skills for good & not for evil

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WiredEducator Question 5: Q5: What can learning Swift teach students beyond the ability to code. Specific skills.

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MsbatistaL A4 be patient and resilient don’t give up because it’s too hard to incorporate into your class, problem solve ways that it can

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:45 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A1 Every local election has candidates for judges & other offices that I don’t know anything about. A local app could help!

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I’m going back to A1. I want to code an app that shows all the candidates on my election ballot BEFORE I vote, with videos & links

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@BeckyEdu If you have other @ScratchJr tutorial resources & links please share w @sfryer & I. Her workshop is with @PBS Scratch Jr

via Twitter Web Client in reply to BeckyEdu

eyeonaxs 4 New iOS 10 Accessibility Features You Should Know: bit.ly/2cDEktb

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:40 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Buffer)

@WiredEducator A4 technically, I’m guessing all Ss need an iPad running iOS 10 and the app?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to WiredEducator

WiredEducator Next Question! Question 4:

Q4 What would teachers need, to get started using in their classroom?

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:37 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Sharon_Drummond @WiredEducator I’ve done the first few lessons this evening - it’s fun and really challenging already!

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:37 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@sjunkins statements like that are VERY exciting to me. I want to unleash my own coding creativity with :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to sjunkins

sjunkins The power of Swift is only limited by the constraints of the user’s imagination. Dream big!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

sjunkins Check out this curated collection of resources… multi-touch books, courses, apps, etc. itunes.com/ecc

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:35 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@WiredEducator not yet but I definitely need to!!! I really fell in love with iPad coding using @hopscotch several years ago

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@talouis @j0hnburns @TechChef4u yes - music is also a good analogy for because of the intrinsic importance of creativity!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to talouis

danielbbudd I don’t understand when a teacher of maths and physics thinks that coding is too hard. It doesn’t reflect well to students.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:33 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

sjunkins Thinking about app development in your classroom? Check out this awesome Teacher Guide for Swift! itunes.com/appdevswiftTG

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:31 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@talouis @j0hnburns that works too. I’m a big fan of recipe/cooking analogies for media projects & workflows too. So is @TechChef4u

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castlestephanie A2: I think many teachers have fears of introducing coding because they don’t have much experience of it themselves

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:28 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@j0hnburns sounds like a winner. I think many are falling into the “it’s like learning Spanish” trap. Thank you Florida

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ryanorilio A3b: I’m also excited because my kids will be using swift, an language that will be valuable and useful immediately.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:26 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

sjunkins Not sure where to being with Swift Playgrounds? Just download the app and explore. Learn like our students do!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:26 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A3 I’m energized by the prospects of Ss (and me) being empowered to create REAL apps beyond information portals

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sjunkins And now Q3 on pic.twitter.com/bs5CucjuHe

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:24 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

KristenBrooks77 K-5th love coding dot and dash
I made tracks with gym floor tape. @WonderWorkshop pic.twitter.com/2CnSdWsEXH

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:24 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@j0hnburns what analogy to you prefer to language learning when discussing with newbies?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to j0hnburns

j0hnburns A2. One misconception is that learning to code is a ’21st century literacy’ and similar to learning a language.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:23 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

bjlangston Yes!! I hear often Scratch is too easy. Like saying a hammer is too easy - just a tool! twitter.com/j0hnburns/stat…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:23 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

This is 1 of the most important links from tonight’s on ! twitter.com/sjunkins/statu… h/t @sjunkins

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sjunkins Interested in exploring more about Swift Playgrounds? Check out the iTunes U course: apple.com/education/ever…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:22 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

j0hnburns A2. Another misconception is that coding is the end game. We code because we want to create and find/solve problems.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:21 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

MrKelly027 A1: Coding can fit into really any part of the classroom. Coding spheros for measurement or scratch to tell a story

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:20 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

MrKelly027 Creativity through Making now available on the iBooks Store! Check it out!
goo.gl/1VZjNI pic.twitter.com/poZYYjcSur

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:20 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@BeckyEdu would love to get links 2 @ScratchJr lesson resources! @sfryer is leading a S workshop Sat in OKC sites.google.com/site/divjrscra…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to BeckyEdu

BeckyEdu Today Ss learned about what programming is and we used @ScratchJr lesson plan 1 to get started. Must give Ss time to explore/play

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

sjunkins Amen, @bjlangston! Real world probs don’t always have easy solutions. It’s about finding what works and doesn’t work by discovery!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

TNording A6: Best statement from an administrations I met, if you surround yourself with passionate Ts, you’ll become a passionate Ts.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:18 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A2 Besides general fears about coding being hard & intimidating, the learning curve (time required) is a factor

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sjunkins Time for Q2 on pic.twitter.com/fNXDVNSMTX

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:16 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

annkozma723 A1 coding teaches structure, patterns, math, logical thinking, sequence & those all spur great conversation twitter.com/sjunkins/statu…

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_AReichert If-then statements in math is a basic foundation of coding. If x>0, then _______ is true.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:13 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A1 One of my fav lessons involving computational thinking is “ Redstone Engineering Challenge” stem.wesfryer.com/home/minecraft…

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A1 can help students develop computational thinking, problem solving, collaboration & communication skills

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hopscotch FINALLY! Create characters by uploading your own art! Do more with Hopscotch subscriptions. apple.co/2bMe7IE pic.twitter.com/kyA7lpbgD7

via Buffer (retweeted on 8:11 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

A1 My fav [VIDEO] from my classroom: 4th Grader Paige Shows Her @hopscotch iPad Programs youtube.com/watch?v=GhmWqf…

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WiredEducator Question 1: How can coding fit into ANY classroom and do you have examples to share?

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:09 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

I have several app ideas I want to create. 1 is a YouTube uploader app for students and teachers

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Wes Fryer in Oklahoma City. I’m tech director @casadyschoolokc & co-teach studio with @seeingnewshapes

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WiredEducator Please introduce yourself. Tell us where you are from, what you teach and what app you would create if you could code.

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:04 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@MiaLMorrison where are you in Maine? Please tell my buddies @alicebarr & @cheryloakes50 hi at :-)

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WiredEducator The new app from Apple is available now in the App Store. It just went live hours ago. twitter.com/appleinsider/s…

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:02 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

MiaLMorrison Let’s talk coding in EVERY class with @WiredEducator @sjunkins 9pm EST pic.twitter.com/NELm3H1DXd

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annkozma723 STOKED to join in tonight talking perfect chat for a perspective! twitter.com/WiredEducator/…

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Has Twitter changed profile settings so users can no longer enter URLs to be linked, and all are auto-shortened? pic.twitter.com/lMu9spiKP5

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@atkauffman Nice! As an almost lifetime @KState fan, I’d have to say a lot like a wildcat :-) pic.twitter.com/gtiF1SZGt7

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I’ve fixed the sharing settings for this Google Slideshow @seeingnewshapes & I used today in Studio! docs.google.com/presentation/d…

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sjunkins 30 mins until with @WiredEducator and I tonight. Ready to learn all about ?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

mrmatera Latest blog post!!! Great apps for the photographer for our classrooms. explorelikeapirate.com/pictures-apps-… pic.twitter.com/NnmBIeqmbw

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:47 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Buffer)

Autumm I need some good examples of established student blogs. Please tweet me your favs and retweet this message.

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.@mrmatera Please share this awesome gamification & game development PD opportunity keeganslw.com/experience-pla… by @KeeganSLW

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1 of the most compelling student stories I’ve read! twitter.com/isteconnects/s… via @techtrender85 cc @sfryer @thedivorg

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isteconnects Teen makes app that helps Ss find lunch buddies huff.to/2cKOB2B via @HuffingtonPost pic.twitter.com/RxQnLzbXSW

via Buffer (retweeted on 7:31 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

GoogleForEdu doesn’t have an age-label. Encourage with these tips from @PintoBeanz11 goo.gl/Xt8LP4 pic.twitter.com/bR5ITiOL4d

via Sprinklr (retweeted on 7:30 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

WiredEducator Please join me and @sjunkins TONIGHT at 9PM EST for EVERYONE is welcome. Huge. Big deal. pic.twitter.com/7zDGdpXR6Q

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 7:29 PM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

PeterDiamandis For me, inspired ideas come from reading books. These 3 inspired me to take moonshots & try extraordinary things. diamandis.com/blog/this-insp…

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“…we’ll gawk disapprovingly at the idea of driving an explosive, expensive & environmentally damaging gas vehicle” diamandis.com/blog/disruptin…

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“3 techs – solar, batteries & EVs – are poised to disrupt a $6 trillion energy industry over the next 2 decaddiamandis.com/blog/disruptin…n8YX

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PeterDiamandis We are at the cusp of an revolution. This blog is a look at solar, batteries & (EVs) buff.ly/2bUSFRh pic.twitter.com/MDelHjqWR9

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LIstening to @BBCTechTent [PODCAST] Apple’s Give And Take (includes gr8 interview with @PeterDiamandis) pca.st/episode/3af2b3…

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Security camera experts: How many megapixels do you think this traffic camera is? (I don’t know but I would like to) pic.twitter.com/BAKmtGb7oo

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pennyryder Tech Tips Tuesday - using the Opinion App for podcasts teachingchallenges.com/2016/09/tech-t…
Thanks @sfryer for the great ideas.

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sfryer This is awesome! I love it when teachers share! twitter.com/PBSLrnMedia/st…

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Check out the “Art Making Machines” slideshow @seeingnewshapes & I shared in Studio! docs.google.com/presentation/d… pic.twitter.com/DiJEM5HuXM

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anyone else having problems viewing student videos submitted via Google Classroom this year?

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KeeganSLW Hey , want to develop games, explore learning? info: keeganslw.com/experience-pla…

@MrsBeck25 @wfryer

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:47 AM, Sep 13th, 2016 via Mobile Web (M5))

Just bought: Fantastical 2 for iPad - Calendar and Reminders by Flexibits Inc. appsto.re/us/7M5GX.i

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angesusu House Spanish Labeling Challenge by @wfryer cc @xalocgregal pinterest.com/pin/2204653442…

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PBJellyGames Great post and a few more additional lessons from @wfryer Blog Post on using for Spanish and MORE twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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JustinTrudeau Huge piece of the Franklin Expedition puzzle possibly found at last. Amazing news. twitter.com/ec_minister/st…

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twessuper5 HI Twitterverse! We’ve launched our Twitter account. Follow our learning this year @SCDSB_Schools @TrilliumWoodsES pic.twitter.com/Vb5T1zcPGT

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Thanks @sfryer 4 large paperclips we’ll use in our studio jitterbug robots lesson! seeingnewshapes.casady.org/home/enrichmen… pic.twitter.com/1SbcMeroWd

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@mthornton78 @seeingnewshapes @knelsonedu awesome! Do you have any photos or a blog post of results from your students I could check out?

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.@sfryer @seeingnewshapes We should enroll in this 4 week online Maker Workshop in March! slj.com/maker-workshop/

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exploratorium Is this a gif or are your eyes deceiving you? This may mess with your head. explo.me/4UMt3048Qmn pic.twitter.com/ac4z7h4fnp

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exploratorium Leo Villareal’s Buckyball is animated to display over 16 million distinct colors. See it on our public plaza. pic.twitter.com/IPjMtYSwXt

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howtosmile.org has “3,500 of the very best science & math activities online” via @exploratorium cc @seeingnewshapes @sfryer

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