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

December 2017

BarackObama As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for what’s ahead. For all the bad news that seemed to dominate our collective consciousness, there are countless stories from this year that remind us what’s best about America.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:44 AM, Dec 31st, 2017 via Flipboard)

Beware when you retweet an article inside @Flipboard you may be retweeting someone’s commentary that includes the link, which was not even visible in Flipboard when you viewed the article originally! Yikes! This is a problem & just happened to me :-(

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Very eye opening special investigation report by @NPR about the realities of pressuring teachers to pass all students regardless of absences or actual mastery of content at some schools. Heartbreaking to read about the ethical challenges this presents. npr.org/sections/ed/20…

via Twitter for iPad

Cmdr_Hadfield How the last day of 2017 feels to you depends on where you live. pic.twitter.com/j0RWTwnn9S

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:17 AM, Dec 31st, 2017 via Flipboard)

@watersenglish Yes, “Close Up” was a very powerful government study program both at the state level and federal level. Definitely some of my most influential experiences as a high school student!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to watersenglish

Finished making revisions /. edits to the slideshow for my friend’s funeral, tomorrow afternoon. Very happy with the final result. 3.6 second duration for each photo instead of 2 seconds. Using “Hello” by Neil Diamond and “My Way” by Elvis as background.

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@watersenglish Mrs. Mickey Bogart, my 10th grade World History & 11th grade US History teacher. In 9th grade she sponsored “Close Up Kansas,” a gov’t travel study program in Topeka, In 11th grade I went with her to Close Up in Wash DC. Sparked my love of

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JonAcuff Dear @Stranger_Things, my 14yo created a scarf pattern that spells out “Close Gate” in Morse Code as a tribute to Will. Here’s the final product after she knitted it! (@netflix) pic.twitter.com/boamWClE9R

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:18 PM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

watersenglish Need an engaging but relevant activity your students after the break? Try a TED Talk followed by narrative writing! Choose a Talk here: wp.me/p3XAgE-1eC & download the unit for just $1 here: teacherspayteachers.com/Product/RingIn… pic.twitter.com/r76HjeVoIv

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:16 PM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

coschoolofmines With a specialized mission, and known around the world for producing top scientists and engineers, Mines delivers a unique brand of practical education. Mines offers nearly 70 degree options – plus minors! Become eryoutu.be/rJQZZqmvwN0rJ

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:15 PM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

@pgeorge @connect2jamie Thanks so much for the feedback and kudos, Happy Holidays 🎄 and Happy New Year 🎉 to you both as well!

via Twitter Lite in reply to pgeorge

mtmoot It’s officially 100 degrees (f) colder than during the 2017 moot. Standing at -6 and with over 18” of snow on the ground. 2018 moot -July 18-20. pic.twitter.com/92SsfSlCbZ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:11 PM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

jonathanwylie Very interesting…

The man who can’t face the internet: One man’s quest to keep his face off the internet cc @wfryer @techsavvyteach

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via Buffer (retweeted on 9:42 AM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

watersenglish Who’s the most influential teacher in your life, and how did they impact you? pic.twitter.com/f9t1XQ6I7R

via Ripl App (retweeted on 9:42 AM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

mres Don: Thanks for spreading the spirit of ! twitter.com/Don_Watkins/st…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:40 AM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

MPSTechnology What a great example of . 1 gopro.com/getstarted. 13 Lens Posts That Captured Photography in 2017 flip.it/Y1GsQw

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:40 AM, Dec 30th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

Great interview on the latest podcast with one of The Originators of the “Barbie Liberation Movement” pca.st/cJ0r

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In case you are wondering, open, free & fair elections are NOT a reality today in Russia. If you live in a nation where opposition candidates can run for office without facing arrest, give thanks…
abcnews.go.com/International/…

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If you live in a country where freedom of expression, including the freedom to criticize the government, is protected - count your blessings. Freedom isn’t free & “it don’t come easy…”
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Scary & disturbing interview by @nytimes with our president last Thursday. Good psychological analysis in this editorial. So much to be concerned about. Hopefully a peaceful transition of power is imminent for our nation… flip.it/QG22OV pic.twitter.com/YuCygcUqwB

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Educating our family this afternoon about the forgotten history of the “turnspit dog,” a breed now lost to the ages… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turnspit_… pic.twitter.com/0tLM0sq7M5

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@techmonstah @ApplePodcasts I just downloaded this episode with @pocketcasts on my Android phone 😀

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GoogleForEdu It can be easy for students to overshare. Here’s a quick activity (on p.13) to remind your students to stay smart and take a 2nd 👀 before posting. goo.gl/wntXQk pic.twitter.com/WKiY60ynFd

via Sprinklr (retweeted on 9:42 PM, Dec 28th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

fastcrayon I struggle when leaders justify doing something that dismisses or hurts teachers by arguing, “It’s all about the kids.” To help students thrive we must take good care of their teachers. Teachers who are trusted, inspired, & empowered are likely to do the same for their students.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Dec 28th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

@MCSalma Great post! I love conference highlight posts like that. Happy Holidays to you too! 🌲

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iReading: Sessions Says to Courts: Go Ahead, Jail People Because They’re Poor by @chiraagbains n @nytimes nzzl.us/JSt84pT via @nuzzel

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iReading: Teachers Who Blog -The 20 Best of 2017 nzzl.us/1wcufJP via @nuzzel @cinehead

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techsavvyteach The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine buff.ly/2Ck6DpQ

via Buffer (retweeted on 4:03 PM, Dec 28th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

I’m putting together a slideshow for a friend’s funeral, using about 160 different photos. The Google PhotoScan app has been INVALUABLE! google.com/photos/scan/ I estimate it’s probably saved me 4-5 hours of work, since I don’t have to use a flatbed scann

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brholland Joan Ganz Cooney Center - 5 Tips for Using Family Time with Apps to Promote Learning cc @wfryer joanganzcooneycenter.org/2016/11/23/5-t…

via OS X (retweeted on 11:51 AM, Dec 28th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

@brholland @techsavvyteach Here’s the article by @jank0 about ad/product “retargeting” from a couple years ago that I mentioned last night in @edtechsr twitter.com/jank0/status/9…

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iReading: How To Add SSL To WordPress For Free Using CPanel AutoSSL j.mp/2DlUpfG by @wptrain

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iReading: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means and how to respond j.mp/2lbr7cM by @wef via @brholland

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Really enjoyed conversations Wednesday night with @techsavvyteach & @brholland on @edtechsr! Check out all the shownotes & the audio/video archives! twitter.com/edtechsr/statu…

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: They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy amazon.com/They-Know-Ever… by @Robert_Scheer via @brholland @edtechsr

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iReading: My AZ K-12 Ed Tech Conference Recap at Rio Salado College j.mp/2DpWBCN by @MCSalma via @pgeorge

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iReading: France Moves To Ban Students From Using Cellphones In Schools j.mp/2pOcu4a by @NPR via @brholland @edtechsr

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forthcoming 2018 book by @LarryCuban: “The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning” amazon.com/Flight-Butterf… via @brholland @edtechsr

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edtechsr I started a live stream on @YouTube: youtu.be/RK2GBFGD4Fs?a

via Google (retweeted on 8:03 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

My week on Twitter 🎉: 55 Mentions, 34.2K Mention Reach, 33 Likes, 59 Retweets, 173K Retweet Reach. See yours with sumall.com/performancetwe… pic.twitter.com/pyJdsyVbem

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In advance of tonight’s @edtechsr 2017 Year in Review show, check out the 51 minute recording of “What Research Says…Or Does It?” by @sarahhanawald @theatlis with @brholland atlis.memberclicks.net/index.php?opti…

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My @edtechsr “Geek of the Week” tonight: Take charge / clean up your personal Twitter Data! twitter.com/settings/your_… (might be eye opening to see what Twitter “thinks it knows” about you) pic.twitter.com/jvnXQ11na9

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creativeedtech Top Five Non Education Podcast Episodes of 2017

These are my five favorite listens this year. What were some of yours?
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@pointnorthmedia @mikeroweworks @Gladwell @replyall @nprfreshair @bribriggs @EdTechMinded pic.twitter.com/7JBeXvOMVo

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:16 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

edtechsr 3 hours and counting! Tonight is our “2017 Year in Review” show with @techsavvyteach @brholland & @wfryer! Check out our planned show topics and related article links in this Google Doc: docs.google.com/document/d/1Me…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:16 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

At Berkeley, students learn ins and outs of NSA surveillance j.mp/2CgFDre by @seansposito about ingenious assignments of @ncweaver (Feb 2016)

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Actual headline is: “Former Equifax CEO Blames One IT Guy for Massive Hack”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to wfryer

This was definitely my favorite digital security / hacking related headline of 2017 nbcnews.com/business/consu…

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iReading: Shadow Brokers and Vault 7: Where Are the Arrests? j.mp/2l6r9mn by @ncweaver

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signalapp It’s easier to stay on the nice list when Santa has no idea what you’re saying. Happy Holidays from Signal. pic.twitter.com/bEg7wd3cQJ

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:28 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

Snowden Governments increasingly claim companies have “a legal duty to allow for secret surveillance.” Such policies mark a new wave of illiberal thinking even in places like Germany; one that sees no private companies, only potential deputies. thelocal.de/20171201/germa…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:22 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

iReading: iOS 11 May Complicate Border Searches by @ncweaver lawfareblog.com/ios-11-may-com… (from Sept 2017)

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In preparing for tonight’s 2017 @edtechsr Year in Review, I’m listening to “Weapons of Mass Surveillance” by @bbcworldservice from June 2017 bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05…

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Library of Congress will no longer save every tweet j.mp/2CeiVzT by @arstechnica

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Great 3 minute news clip from 2005 on @bobsprankle & podcast! youtube.com/watch?v=_7olIb… h/t @KaceyKintscher (important elements about ELECTIVE CHOICE as students produced their respective “corners” for the show)

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Please join us LIVE tonight on YouTube at 8 pm central for our 2017 @edtechsr Year in Review show! Excited @brholland will join @techsavvyteach and I as our special guest! twitter.com/edtechsr/statu…

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@KaceyKintscher @RachelTobac No not yet - thanks for the recc, I’ll check that out.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to KaceyKintscher

edtechsr It’s finally here! Join us tonight LIVE on YouTube for the 2017 EdTech Situation Room “ Year in Review” with special guest @brholland & co-hosts @techsavvyteach & @wfryer! 1 hour earlier than usual: 9 pm Eastern - 8 pm Central - 7 pm Mountain - 6 pm Pacific. pic.twitter.com/utup1ety1G

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:16 PM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

@jmdodson_1 Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, wanting to give students the opportunity to create related animations via code themselves. Learning is deeper when students

via Twitter Lite in reply to jmdodson_1

KaceyKintscher @wfryer any luck getting the files for Room 208 up? would be so great to share @bobsprankle’s work. @dwarlick @globalearner twitter.com/KaceyKintscher…

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:21 AM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

KaceyKintscher Remembering @bobsprankle room 208 podcast confirmed teachers w similar philosophies existed! m.youtube.com/watch?v=_7olIb… pic.twitter.com/toz3r4bc1b

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:20 AM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

@KaceyKintscher @bobsprankle Other year podcast links are under “archive” on bobtaughtme.com - RSS subscription link does not work but episode podcast posts do. Let me know how this works for you. Thanks for sharing & passing on the @bobsprankle

via Twitter Lite in reply to KaceyKintscher

sportsinkansas Counted at least 21 former KS HS players that played in KSU bowl win over UCLA tonight, nearly half former/current walk ons. Nine KS kids were starters & that didnt include the MVP Delton off the bench. There was on field representation from KS 8-man all the way up to 6A tonight

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:14 AM, Dec 27th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

evagavin Long live the king! pic.twitter.com/cFKawWC9fV

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:32 PM, Dec 26th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

iReading: Navigation Apps Are Turning Quiet Neighborhoods Into Traffic Nightmares j.mp/2DjjqrL by @nytimes

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@jmdodson_1 Thanks. I’ve talked to several of our faculty & administrators in the past year about the value of bringing coding simulations for concepts like this out of CS & into the “regular curriculum.” Looking at “CS-X” integrations along these lines..

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Thanks to some web host migration geekery I’m having to do I finally learned what a MD5 hash is. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MD5 Should have known & understood this a long time ago I suppose. Clever. Vulnerable at this point but still used apparently…

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.@dhackdheolu Thanks SO much for reaching out to @sfryer & sharing your @scratch curriculum videos / resources / course! We’re excited to share it with the 3rd - 6th graders who will be in our spring term Club @casadyschoolokc! dhackinstitute.teachable.com/p/introduction…

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Articles like this about plate tectonics & historic / geologic subduction zones cry out for computer simulations / visualizations! Static images just can’t tell the story very well… arstechnica.com/science/2017/1…

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NYCmesh is a community owned network in New York City. Inspiring & practical DIY tech project via @yvessmith nycmeshnet.github.io

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Useful discussion of possible workaround for net neutrality limits, including local mesh networks like NYCmesh by @yvessmith nakedcapitalism.com/2017/12/net-ne…

via Twitter for iPad

@jank0 Has the savvy of ad marketing agencies got any better to reduce retargeting at this point?

via Flipboard in reply to jank0

iReading: Don’t Just Teach Kids to Code - Teach Them to Question Facebook & Google by @johnharris1969 @guardian
theguardian.com/commentisfree/… via @TIDEpodcast @dajbelshaw

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bradjdale Want it to snow in your Google Slide? Use Martin Hawksey’s ready made script! @mhawksey @ericcurts timetotalktech.com/2017/12/want-i… pic.twitter.com/0VDZq44vsY

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:52 AM, Dec 26th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

TIDEpodcast Episode 94: Distraction-free Festivities

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via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:50 AM, Dec 26th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

if you lament the state of our media & news coverage in the United States today, look no further than Mexico for some needed perspective. The independent role of our fourth estate is essential for democracy! mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/25/wor…

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jzweiac The @oksde has produced Ted Talks to share the positive story. Check it out. youtube.com/playlist?list=…

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 8:08 AM, Dec 26th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

iReading: Connecting With Nature Improves Minds and Moods flip.it/DWNPUS

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iReading: Girl Scouts Launches Initiative to Put 2.5 Million girls through STEM Programs by 2025 flip.it/c42yqb via @naomiharm

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Microsoft is Right: We Need a Digital Geneva Convention
wired.com/2017/05/micros… by @WIRED (May 2017)

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The US election hack, fake news, data theft: the cyber security lessons from 2017 flip.it/JpOQej

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SallyQYates We have reached an inflection point where our core values and democratic institutions are at stake. My thoughts. usatoday.com/story/opinion/…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:21 PM, Dec 25th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

@garystager Hope your holidays are FEZtiv as well, Gary!

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garystager Have a Feztiv Christmas! @wfryer pic.twitter.com/iAHbm2lqm9

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:31 PM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Flipboard)

KOCOdamonlane Latest weather data unleashing some insane cold for New Years Day.If even remotely close then this could be one of the coldest days we have seen in the south in years!!!! Image shows departure from normal. Purple/pink means about 40 degrees below average which = highs around 10 pic.twitter.com/XdVGEpc5Vd

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:30 PM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Flipboard)

edscoop_news With a $52 million bond, Oklahoma City Public Schools (@OKCPS) will begin the work of improving the district’s network, IT Director Eric Hileman (@eshileman) says
hubs.ly/H09sm6y0 pic.twitter.com/b28VMtQBRx

via HubSpot (retweeted on 10:59 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

FoundationOKCPS We want to send out a huge THANK YOU to the McLaughlin Family Foundation for their more-than-generous $100,000 donation! This will be used to help fund @DonorsChoose projects for @OKCPS teachers through our KickStart campaign. pic.twitter.com/kLFum3wuQ3

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by @MarieKondo amazon.com/Life-Changing-…

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MarieKondo If your resolution for 2018 is to tidy up, here is an insightful and practical article on how to set goals and achieve them! @nytimes

“How to Make (and Keep) a New Year’s Resolution”
buff.ly/2BSgyCw pic.twitter.com/zECm62cAMG

via Buffer (retweeted on 10:54 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

mindfuleveryday ‘Help Your Kids Let Go of Stuff’ via @MindfulOnline : ow.ly/BL6l30hogyM
“By engaging children’s imagination and natural compassion we can help them live a simpler, more mindful life.”

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:47 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

RayDalio Attention last-minute shoppers! Suppose you have $50 for a gift for a friend who is charitable and cares about education? Get a @DonorsChoose gift card. Your friend will be able to use it to buy classroom equipment, computers, and other items requested by teachers who need them. pic.twitter.com/zoPGoRhtVu

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:42 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

pgeorge I liked a @YouTube video youtu.be/rmbT1Va-pto?a December 2017 Google User Group Meeting

via Google (retweeted on 5:38 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

satyap Always appreciate @RayDalio’s analytical thinking and this on tax plan is good ex. “…impact of those [tax] changes is likely to be small relative to the improvement that could be achieved by investing more in things like infrastructure and education” linkedin.com/pulse/tax-chan…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:36 AM, Dec 24th, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

“Should Regulators Force Facebook To Ship a “Start Over” Button For Users?” by @hunterwalk medium.com/@hunterwalk/sh…

via Twitter for iPad

I loved this [PODCAST] “How the Brain Sees” by @UHEngineering
uh.edu/engines/epi315…

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NatGeo See photos of winter wonders all over the world—like the northern lights over Icelandon.natgeo.com/2zifkOiV

via Spredfast app (retweeted on 8:29 AM, Dec 23rd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

NatGeoMag Photographer Florian Schulz has spent years documenting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—an expanse in Alaska’s northeast corner where northern lights dance, and no roads lead in or out.on.natgeo.com/2pbhjUCy

via Spredfast app (retweeted on 10:51 PM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

UnitersCentrist Honest Politicians Won’t Fix Corruption - What Countries Really Need are Smart Laws that Reduce the Incentives and Opportunities for Corruption: theatlantic.com/international/…

via Buffer (retweeted on 10:49 PM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

We need to fix fundamental inequalities in our US political system - so as CITIZENS, not members of political parties, we are truly equal before the law. A persuasive case argued by @lessig in his recent @TEDx talk “Equal We Are Not” youtu.be/Har0mMtZAjM

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The passage of new US tax reform legislation is wrong at multiple levels & reflects basic problems with our democracy & political culture. Bribery is wrong & should not be tolerated at any level. We need a political reckoning & campaign finance reform nytimes.com/2017/12/21/opi…pic.twitter.com/UUc3xTB8DV

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iReading: Introducing Appsperiments: Exploring the Potentials of Mobile Photography j.mp/2BTo53Y by @googleresearch via @sfryer (innovative & useful apps to check out for iOS & Android!) cc @techsavvyteach

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TedShermanSL He took down the computer network. Repeatedly. What did this cyber attack cost the school? via @KellyHeyboer nj.com/education/2017…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:42 PM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

TedShermanSL He didn’t crash the internet. But this student wrote the code that did. Now he could go to prison nj.com/news/index.ssf…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:42 PM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

techsavvyteach The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2017: You Sweet, Misguided Fools buff.ly/2BPbv8v

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EqualCitizensUS Watch @lessig’s TEDx talk: Equal We Are Not youtube.com/watch?v=Har0mM…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:46 PM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

lessig Where I am in the evolution of thinking about this democracy and how we fix it. . ow.ly/vTYv30hoqkm

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iReading: Snowden’s New App Turns Your (Android) Phone Into a Home Security System by @WIRED wired.com/story/snowden-…

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@techsavvyteach Not regularly. I have in the past during trips to China / Hong Kong. I do sometimes for school stuff, but I’m not paying for a service. Often now and instead of using public WiFi w VPN I just tether to my phone

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techsavvyteach Not All VPNs Are Made Equal, Avoid These Ones! buff.ly/2D8Fvde pic.twitter.com/KdyTsQkt2M

via Buffer (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

AlisonGopnik Newly refreshed web-site with new theoretical papers on AI, life history, sampling, imagination, pretense and much more alisongopnik.com/Papers_Alison/…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:12 AM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

I’m loving this @HiddenBrain [PODCAST] “Kinder-gardening” with @AlisonGopnik (reminds a lot of ideas from “The Third Wave” by Alvin Toffler: societal impacts of parenting becoming less of a team endeavor)
pca.st/yUle

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AlisonGopnik New interview on NPR’s Hidden Brain npr.org/2017/12/11/569…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:19 AM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

Stephen_Hurley Happy to tell the entire @voicEdcanada community that we have been named one of the Top Ten Canadian EdTech Newsmakers. Thanks @MindShareLearn for the recognition and the honour!!!!

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 6:03 AM, Dec 22nd, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

iReading: Remember to Take Care of YOU This Holiday Season
etfovoice.ca/article/rememb… via @mrmuzzdog

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iReading: Facial recognition at US airports becoming routine, researchers warn j.mp/2kBXeCl by @cfarivar @arstechnica

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nytimestech The most vocal group against net neutrality repeal? Teens who have known nothing but an open internet. nyti.ms/2BDTpDS

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 12:33 PM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

ithemes When you support us with your hard-earned money … we get to do BIG things for you AND others. Thanks for an AWESOME 2017 iss17 ithemes.com/2017-year-in-r…7pic.twitter.com/ofWONuetFWFW

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:54 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

Flomerboy Really love this @mres quote from his book pic.twitter.com/IiWV7TW95w

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:41 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

mr_renne The greatest invention of the past 1000 years … the printing press … the computer … democracy … nope. According to @mres it is Kindergarten. I could not agree more. youtu.be/IfvgVpQI56I

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:41 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

RBReich On November 21, our new documentary “Saving Capitalism” will be coming out on Netflix. We need a system that works for the many, not the few pic.twitter.com/sOvii8pVav

via Media Studio (retweeted on 12:40 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

EqualCitizensUS Exactly 1 year ago, the Electoral College ignored the majority will and made the candidate who lost by 3 million votes the president. It’s time to change this system equalvotes.us twitter.com/lessig/status/…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:39 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

RBReich 51 Senate Republicans just voted for the largest raid on the poor and middle class to finance the biggest tax cut for corporations and the wealthy in history. Why? To pay off the GOP’s donor class. What do we do about it? As the saying goes, throw the bums out.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:39 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Lite)

edtechsr Ep 78 “Airing of Grievances!” & headlines @DARPA “unhackable” computers slowdown, Chrome ad blocker, NOVA launcher for Android, documentary & more! edtechsr.com/2017/12/21/edt… pic.twitter.com/RhSY99t6qo

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:18 AM, Dec 21st, 2017 via Twitter Web Client)

iReading: The Market for Stolen Account Credentials by @briankrebs j.mp/2BQ7TDh

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briankrebs Words with Malware? Malware With Friends? First time I’ve gotten a scareware popup on my iPhone was after I installed Words with Friends app. Too bad, I liked this game. Looks like this has been a known problem for a while google.com/search?q=%22wo…

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briankrebs Well, this is one way to ransom a hacked Web site. The home page for Nashville-based health IT provider Medhost (medhost[dot]com) has been replaced with a ransom demanding 2 BTCs (~USD $35k) not to leak patient records, payment data pic.twitter.com/TzRMLrpbZk

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hbraum “I can’t believe it when I hear libraries are a thing of the past. The need for libraries is greater than ever. It’s the needs people have of the libraries that are changing. They come for information they can’t get anywhere else — and for help from the librarians.”@jocolibraryytwitter.com/dmirams/status…e

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iReading: The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next by @BryanAlexander bryanalexander.org/2017/12/19/the… (be sure to read comment threads too) @NMCorg via @paulsignorelli @hbraum

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paulsignorelli First-ever guest post on my Building Creative Bridges blog: @BryanAlexander’s “The New Media Consortium: Its Sudden Death and What Comes Next”; lnkd.in/gB356bQ @NMCorg

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Terrible news: NMC is bankrupt & has fired all employees right before the holidays by @EdSurge edsurge.com/news/2017-12-1…

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edtechsr I started a live stream on @YouTube: youtu.be/c1aY_bSUUrw?a

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edtechsr Ready for our “penultimate” show of 2017?! We’ll be going live momentarily at the top of the hour, breaking down recent technology news headlines from an educational perspective! Please join @techsavvyteach & @wfryer edtechsr.com/links

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This tweak to the code in the command file launching the Minecraft Server JAR file was key to getting our home server going this week! minecraftforum.net/forums/support…

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Susan_Hennessey Imagine the fear and uncertainty this is causing families. All because Congress ignored actual deadlines on work they needed to do, in favor of a tax bill with absolutely zero urgency. twitter.com/JesseLehrich/s…

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 92 Mentions, 68.6K Mention Reach, 304 Likes, 69 Retweets, 204K Retweet Reach. See yours with sumall.com/performancetwe… pic.twitter.com/QmlNVebdmT

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@techsavvyteach Yep. A new cyber-glove has been thrown down…

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Holiday cheeseballs made and in the fridge! cc @sfryer pic.twitter.com/taosd1DgHR

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Really enjoying
This @GTeacherTribe podcast on new Google Sites! pca.st/dC60

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GTeacherTribe Gorgeous Google Drive with Jen Giffen - GTT010 googleteachertribe.com/gorgeous-googl…

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MrKosko Last day of - my goals for 2018 are: 1) continue to reflect and develop new ways to support teachers with and 2) journal more!

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jackiegerstein “The ‘Perfect’ Math Lesson: What 6 Year Old Kids Taught This High School Teacher” —@Mathgardennmedium.com/@sunilsingh_42…Dtpic.twitter.com/YqnxMmExVbb

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MrKosko I’m looking for someone in the Chicagoland area whose work involves roller coasters (design, engineering, etc) for upcoming project. Any leads?

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mathewi “The only way to avoid the democratic death spiral I’ve described above is to give up the illusion that there is a purely commercial solution to American journalism’s civic crisis” bit.ly/2zh9DTP

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iReading: Trump administration blames North Korea for WannaCry ransomware attack denverpost.com/2017/12/19/nor… by @denverpost

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iReading: The story behind Apple’s nasty HomeKit vulnerability theverge.com/2017/12/20/167… by @verge

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iReading:
China surveillance streaming platform shut down amid privacy concerns reuters.com/article/us-chi… by @Reuters

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iReading: DARPA backs development of “unhackable” Morpheus computer system flip.it/uqxPVA

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iReading: Massive leak exposes data on 123M US households cnet.com/news/massive-l… by @CNET via @mguhlin

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Great day of holiday Minecraft adventures with @RachelArtist_ today :-) pic.twitter.com/Dz2EBMmucG

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DDellere Also check out shakeuplearning.com/blog/education… for more hashtags to follow that pertain to your interest in building your PLN network! Thank you @ShakeUpLearning twitter.com/DDellere/statu…

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DDellere Day 5 of and all I can say is WOW! Check out @sarahdateechur and two sites she has curated for helping Ts find the right hashtags to follow on twitter & groups to join on Voxer. Thank you @jmattmiller for asking her the tough ?s! Great lunch hour! pic.twitter.com/YrOk4gtrb9

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@MarsEduNicole @nytimes @DrStevenGreer @CMeasures Hopefully it’s not a false flag incident… with our current administration my faith in executive acts of integrity is minimal. Hopefully DOD and other government officials can plan for to avoi

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If you want to access a grocery shopping list on a computer web browser (laptop / desktop) that you’ve created with Google Home, visit shoppinglist.google.com (Otherwise just use the Google Home app)

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My geeky moment for today: Used this GREP search string query in TextWrangler (now BBEdit) indesignsecrets.com/findbetween-a-… to clean up all the @edtechsr article titles from 2017 to create WordClouds twitter.com/edtechsr/statu…

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edtechsr Here’s another version of our 2017 discussion topics via WordCloud! Please plan to join us for our 2017 Year in Review on Wednesday, December 27th. Special guest announcements coming soon! pic.twitter.com/hXRpEkOSR7

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edtechsr Check out all the topics we’ve discussed in 2017 on ! We hope you’ll join us LIVE for our “2017 Year in Review” next week on Wednesday, December 27th! More details coming soon, including some special guests! edtechsr.com/links pic.twitter.com/OhaamVSmEV

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@CoolKingChris @nytimes @DrStevenGreer Could be… But we need official disclosure by the US Government… I’m sure there is a @NaomiAKlein “shock doctrine” scenario for that…

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Handy web-based tool for making a transparent background PNG image file: www199.lunapic.com/editor/?action…

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“Special Access Projects” in the US military’s black budget are a Constitutional violation of the chain of command. Glad to see coverage referring to SAPs in @nytimes nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/… For more on this listen to @DrStevenGreer

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TheJenCarey Washington Did A Lot This Week And America’s Schools Will Feel It n.pr/2o4Omcw via @NPR

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TheJenCarey 18 things that leaders of innovative schools do differently dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2017/12/18-thi… via @mcleod

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theatlis Check out our blog post based on interview with @brholland exploring how we can use research to make better arguments for tech! theatlis.org/index.php?opti…

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@4TechTeachers Bummer the book is so expensive on Amazon tho… in paper and digital :-( amazon.com/How-Learning-W…

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ericcurts 11 Great Podcasts controlaltachieve.com/2017/12/edtech… Learn & grow with these awesome podcasts! pic.twitter.com/8yndR48nUx

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iReading: 2 Navy Airmen and an Object That ‘Accelerated Like Nothing I’ve Ever Seen’ nytimes.com/2017/12/16/us/… by @nytimes

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mikiebarb On today’s Daily: the Pentagon’s secret UFO program. (Seriously): nytimes.com/2017/12/18/pod…

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I want class and course evaluation text messaging feedback like this for students, teachers, and parents! pic.twitter.com/aY1ZBBK8qT

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pca.st/eAsB I really enjoyed this latest @BBCClick podcast episode

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@woscholar The iPad part has me confused… You can control iPad playback via the Google Assistant when casting iPad to Chromecast?!

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Day 2 of “Google Home Mini” smart assistant speakers in the house. My 2 favorite features: Streaming synced @pandoramusic (my “Peaceful Holidays” channel) to multiple rooms! support.google.com/googlehome/ans… Also “Broadcast Voice Messages” support.google.com/googlehome/ans… h@jed@techsavvyteach

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CounterPlayFest We’ve started sharing (at least) one link about play & playful initiatives every day on our Facebook page, so make sure to join us over there. Next week it’s all about play & learning: bit.ly/1OPG63K

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mathiaspoulsen “The key challenge is not how to “teach creativity” to children, but rather how to create … a.co/1Nb90CP

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Thanks @ithemes for recommending @LiquidWeb for WordPress hosting ithemes.com/wordpress-host… & specifically VPS plans. ithemes.com/liquid-web-man… b/c of @letsencrypt support in CPANEL & persuasive customer testimonies I’m migrating from @site5 over the holidays

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Google The most memorable moments of 2017 started with a question. g.co/2017 pic.twitter.com/LI7cIf6beL

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watersenglish The archive has been updated! rethinkela.com/oklaed-chats/

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MrRogersTech Merry Christmas !!!!! pic.twitter.com/pPU5nhJvYn

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acroom Really enjoyed this podcast from one of my students who use a podcast to reflect on her coursework. She narrates her journey from @OU_Create to Weebly to Blogger to Wordpress.com and back to @OU_Create. soundcloud.com/sarah-sloan-72…

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edkelley16 The Taliban barred her from school until age 16. Today @ShugofaD received her doctorate from @UofOklahoma at @GaylordCollege convocation. Such an inspiration to all! pic.twitter.com/vX3fHigMLM

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@grendelrick “Active blog” = Posting at least a few times per year? 😁

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