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

February 13th, 2018

JChanter22 Proud to stand with @mspurlock_CaTT next to @wfryer after his awesome keynote today! So much to be done to help create true s all over the world 🌎!! This guy is getting it done!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/OW1SD7yAB0

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@Melissa1Kelly Hey we should talk at some point about bringing the rebranded version of @iPadMediaCamp to Allen in the summer - in 2018 or 2019. Let’s talk with Jana about it… cc @sfryer

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@InventionLeague Love your organizational mission! You should chat with our local Oklahoma City @thedivorg nonprofilt :-)

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AprilSWhitehead I made pizza with Pixil Art! Drawn on my iPad in Chrome - can’t wait to make more gifs! pic.twitter.com/Tp7eLXEbPq

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I updated my personal website homepage wesfryer.com and keynotes page wesfryer.com/speaking/keyno… to include presentation info and a link to digcit.us cc @BDruecker @best_keynote

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mspurlock_CaTT Awesome Keynote @wfryer!!! pic.twitter.com/IAy61uwJIu

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vperezy Woke up to this email from my superintendent; grateful to work for a district that never lets me doubt their belief in our worth. pic.twitter.com/wPyuiBTIpn

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@JChanter22 @mspurlock_CaTT I’m a big fan of interactive educational networking :-)

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@vperezy @ericcurts Oh goodness, where can I begin?! We should have an @EdCampOKC session on “Cool things about I’ve learned from @ericcurts.” It might have to go 6 hours, though…

Seriously, I’m thinking of @gcampokc next year….

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@caranorth11 @JChanter22 @Pocket @Flipboard I like @feedly as well as still use it weekly. I’m not familiar with Refind, however. Thanks for sharing it refind.com cc

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@rikki613 @AFS Yes, without a doubt it would. Our daughter has friends now (thanks to YouTube and Minecraft) in Holland, Australia, and Canada. She’s much more attuned and interested to events there and cultural differences because of those friendships. I

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@claganach Thanks for this tweet today! I added it to my speaking page: wesfryer.com/speaking/

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@mmatp @mspurlock_CaTT @JChanter22 Thanks so much for your tweets and shout-outs today! I added a few to my keynotes page 😀 wesfryer.com/speaking/keyno…

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@claganach Please let me know when I can come to Scotland and share it with your teachers 😀

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claganach Excellent, comprehensive presentation about Digital Citizenship with topical references & loads of resources twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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@mr_rcollins Yes indeed… Following a professional comedian as well as a fully functioning replica of R2-D2 was more challenging than I expected…

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JChanter22 Spark conversations about @wfryer 🗣 pic.twitter.com/MZQgtFfrIG

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@JChanter22 shout out to @sundarpichai for sharing that statement / assertion about in Jan 2018 theverge.com/2018/1/19/1691…

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rikki613 Josh Montgomery’s R2D2 is absolutely a marvel of robotic engineering. It’s a registered exact replica and took him three years to build. It. Is. Need. Perfection. pic.twitter.com/0f01eUsllx

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@rikki613 This is a good question to pose and discuss with our school psychologists and counselors too. It’s a basic question about developing . I know there are strategies… many are likely found outside the conversations strictly about

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@rikki613 How do we help students see the world through the eyes of others? Forming intercultural friendships and relationships can play a constructive role I think. I’m a huge fan of @AFS for those reasons.

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@rikki613 Fantastic question. That’s about , right? This would be a gr8 conversation 4 an or other open professional development time.

Helping students understand the reality, & their rights/responsibilities in both F2F as well as online

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ericcurts Excited to hear the keynote by @wfryer at about digital citizenship! All of the resources here: wiki.wesfryer.com/Home/handouts/… pic.twitter.com/jo3rMEQHeW

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@JChanter22 Thanks so much for tweeting and repeating this message! So important as we’re living in rapidly changing times :-)

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@WiredEducator I didn’t know you were in the house Kelly! Will you be around tomorrow? If so let’s connect! :-)

We were talking about your amazing district tonight at dinner…

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@JChanter22 @mres I love that article and the pedagogy espoused by @mres through @scratch and his book “Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play” amazon.com/Lifelong-Kinde…

So important to share with our peers

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@doccathschools Thanks for the shout out! Please use those slides and any resources you find on digcit.us - And let me know how they can be even better! :-)

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@JChanter22 Usually I do, but sometimes I save the articles to @Pocket and read them later. :-)

I also share most (but not all) of the related articles I read on @Flipboard in this magazine: flipboard.com/@wfryer/ireadi…

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@laura_g0719 Indeed it is. Remarkable that the smartphones we hand to even elementary students are the same ones adults are using, often with little restrictions / modifications.

Thanks for the feedback. Let me know about your conversations back

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@mmatp You are most welcome. Please let me know if you use any of these ideas in conversations with parents, teachers and students back at your school / in your community!

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@cheryloakes50 @schinker @mr_rcollins @edtechtalk @k12online We shared some good stories about @bobsprankle and @edtechtalk today over dinner as well. The old days of web 2.0!

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@JChanter22 @mspurlock_CaTT Great to meet you both! Please keep me posted on what you share and do with your parents at school on !

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Wow. Looks like an incredible documentary: @BTAfilm Bending the Arc bendingthearcfilm.com via @mwesch

Check out the trailer: youtube.com/watch?v=OjJmWZ…

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Ways to continue the conversation and keep learning together: wesfryer.com/after/ pic.twitter.com/mAq0KHmOrm

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And a guest appearance by a locally fabricated R2-D2 by an Ohio teacher! pic.twitter.com/XYFaX5bIx2

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Opening video message from Ohio governor @JohnKasich challenging teachers to help our workforce change and adapt with radical technology disruptions all around us. “Technology can be a solution” [that can help us adapt together to changing circumspic.twitter.com/oi9FpzZrFX

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TheJenCarey ‘How To Think Like An Anthropologist’ — And Why You Should Want Ton.pr/2G7OxI0U via@NPRr

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I updated my presentation handouts page with links to slides from today’s keynote “Sparking 🔥 Conversations about Digital Citizenship” and other recent parent talks wiki.wesfryer.com

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Mic 🎤 on and ready - excited to share some ideas about with Ohio educators! twitter.com/wfryer/status/…) Thank you @OhioEdTech @BDruecker & @best_keynote for this opportunity! pic.twitter.com/crubtFM8nX

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@SchultzME4 Amen to that! Finding and building a supportive PLN is so important as an educator. Thanks for the podcast shout out 😀

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@abreplatform Great! I’ll do my best to stop by and chat :-)

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Microphone & slides / video tests were good - Ready for the opening keynote in 2 hours! Please join me for “Sparking Conversations About Digital Citizenship” in Exhibit Hall A at 4:30 pm today! twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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doxtdatorb You know that factoid about 65% of kids working in jobs not yet invented?
Here’s the sixty year history.
longviewoneducation.org/field-guide-jo…

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djenkins325 R2D2 in the house pic.twitter.com/0GvDwTmoEg

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Perhaps we need feedback kiosks outside each classroom in our schools and colleges like this? pic.twitter.com/lq2db8jM47

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What a treat to meet the amazing @ericcurts in person at and also attend his three-hour workshop on Google writing tools! controlaltachieve.com/2018/02/write-… pic.twitter.com/UlZqsg5A70

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Wondering about for sharing a 3 hour workshop? Here’s a fantastic model: “Write Right with Google Tools” by @ericcurts controlaltachieve.com/2018/02/write-…

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“When students create for the WORLD, they make it GOOD. When many students create for a teacher / for an assignment, they make it GOOD ENOUGH.” by @rushtonh

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(Another reason @sfryer & I need to publish a book for @digishare!)

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Looking to create a more customized writing project rubric with Google Docs? Check out “Orange Slice Teacher Rubric Add-on for Docs” chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… via @ericcurts

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Attending this week? Don’t miss @ericcurts! I attended his morning workshop on Google Writing Tools - It was AMAZING! Chock full of so many practical suggestions, tools, apps & strategies All of Eric’s session details & resources are linked ocontrolaltachieve.com/2018/02/oetc18…

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Fantastic Google Docs Add-On for creating simple project rubrics: WriQ by @texthelp chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… via @ericcurts

cc @sfryer

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Use the free Google Chrome extension “DraftBack” chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… to replay a Google Doc as a video and show how content was contributed / edited (doesn’t work in Drawings, Sheets, etc however - just Docs) via @ericcurts

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for student writing:

Google Docs “version history” now lets you rename different iterations… can be very helpful when different writing milestones are reached. Like different draft versions, steps in the writing process. via @ericcurts @sfryer

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@JChanter22 You are most welcome, thanks for the feedback. I definitely believe in the power of open educational idea sharing! @digishare My slides for tomorrow’s breakout still need more edits but are linked on wfryer.me/oetc18 pic.twitter.com/naZNPsGlXh

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Recommended touch-screen enabled Chrome laptop: Acer Chromebook Spin 11 acer.com/ac/en/US/conte… via @ericcurts cc @emerson_glen @BlackDogOKC @techsavvyteach

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LisaMPhair because teaching is just as important as math & science. Thanks @cheetahstweet twitter.com/cheetahstweet/…

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LakotaSuper Twitter is your “game tape”. It shows other educators who you are and what you believe in. @AngelaMaiers @RTM_BG

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I like this language by @ericcurts, responding to a question about when we let students use powerful tools to assist in their writing… Similar to teaching problem solving AFTER learning multiplication, using a calculator:

“Now we’re using the technolog

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abreplatform Abre allows schools to manage and distribute web-based software to staff, students, and parents. abre.io pic.twitter.com/zVn14sdRn6

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@cbusconventions @seeingnewshapes Will do. Thanks for the recommendation. I haven’t been here since 2009 - Lots of great additions to the spaces!

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@mspurlock_CaTT I saw those in person at @theatlis last year and really think the “physical to virtual” element of game design powered by @bloxelsbuilder is compelling.

Would love to hear how things go when you unleash your kids’ creativity with these to

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JChanter22 Check out this earthquake simulator printed by @LLacrosse and found here thingiverse.com/thing:2012953 ! pic.twitter.com/UVwSfLO9UJ

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i3algebra : A Docs+Keep Integration for Old School Feedback in our digital classrooms! i3algebra.blogspot.com/2017/03/docsti… pic.twitter.com/XXnTpJpuQi

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@zjvv77 @BadgeList @iPadMediaCamp @credly @OpenBadges I don’t have a great answer to that but if anyone does @SenorG will. @bhwilkoff may also have good recommendations for @OpenBadges EDU gurus

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@blondefrizz Would need lots of badges to represent lots of conversations! Here are some dialog prompts / questions we’re using at our school: digcit.us/dialog/

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Fantastic demo by @ericcurts today at on how teachers can integrate Google Keep lists (of writing comments / feedback or stickers) and readily use / copy/paste those into student Google Docs! (with a s/o to @i3algebra) i3algebra.blogspot.com/2017/03/docsti…

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(all writing teachers please take note…)

Sample comment banks for writing feedback by @timbowers33 via @ericcurts docs.google.com/document/d/1iG…

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@zjvv77 I’ve played with open badges on a few projects and really like them.

Last summer I used @BadgeList to create multimedia project badges for teachers & students @iPadMediaCamp: badgelist.com/ipadmediacamp/

In 2013 I used @credly & @OpenBadges tmacbookmaestro.com

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Would be a super after-school video-powered workshop for MD: “Fantastic Feedback Tools for Google Docs” (1 hour) by @ericcurts youtube.com/watch?v=-7w6yd…

cc @BiggestMeow @joshbottomly @emerson_glen

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I love how @ericcurts, when asked a question in an workshop, is able to respond not only with a good verbal answer but also with a link to a blog post as well as hour-long webinar recording! twitter.com/wfryer/status/… 😀

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Excellent blog post by @ericcurts: “Addressing student cheating in Google Apps” controlaltachieve.com/2016/01/studen…

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ProductHunt Writefull Thesaurus: A Google Docs add-on that uses AI to give you synonyms! 🤓 producthunt.com/posts/writeful… pic.twitter.com/1DO4EurREP

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@JChanter22 @SouthwestAir Thanks. I’m very happy to be back in Ohio for . What an amazing conference, powered by brilliant educators! 😀

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Visually analyze your essay / paper to see patterns and outliers in your sentence length. POWERFUL! Highlight The Music - Google Docs add-on chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… via @ericcurts

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LLacrosse jthatch.com/Terrain2STL/ Software for building .stl files of terrain. Hello, topography! This is free, too!

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cc @_MFreeland @sfryer May be worth recommending to our teachers for comments, looks better than @Grammarly twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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Really powerful for proofreading: “LanguageTool add-on for Docs” chrome.google.com/webstore/detai…

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super-helpful Google tool clarification from @ericcurts: “Google Add-Ons get installed INSIDE a specific Google Drive file/document. Google Extensions are installed and available within your Chrome browser for all docs / files”

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Self-Editing papers: Consider using text to speech tools like “Read&Write for Google Chrome” by @texthelp chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… to help students with proofreading. It makes a big difference to hear “someone else” ready back your own words! via @ericcurts

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alicekeeler To make collaborative slides just make a blank Google slides. Don’t add slides for them, let the students do. In other words don’t do work. Add to as “students can edit” ask them to add a slide and put name in speaker notes pic.twitter.com/eNPYu5DY3t

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h/t to @ericcurts sharing the Google add-on “Rhyme Finder” at twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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.@sfryer For an upcoming poetry unit your students will do: Rhyme Finder Google Add-On chrome.google.com/webstore/detai… (Highlight a word, and it suggests rhyming words. How cool is this?!)

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AngelaStockman How are teachers at risk for compassion fatigue? As a professional learning facilitator, I witness the effects of it often. Learning can’t happen when people don’t feel safe. It can’t happen when they’re depleted, either. More here: facebook.com/groups/2001760…

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EdTechSandyK Too true! Fear not the click! Clicking around is how to figure out stuff. 😃 I would also add to the definition: “Willingness to search Google or YouTube or Help when clicking doesn’t work!” 🔍🔎👁 twitter.com/wfryer/status/…

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The “research” tool in Google Docs is now the “explore” tool h/t @ericcurts

Good post by @DitchThatTxtbk highlighting features: ditchthattextbook.com/2017/04/13/exp…

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Litmus test of “tech-savvy” = “willingness to click”

by @alicekeeler via @ericcurts

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I added “Emoji Writing Prompt Generator” by @ericcurts and “5 Card Flickr” by @cogdog to the @ShowWithMedia “5 Photo Story” project resource page showwithmedia.com/story-in-5-pho… pic.twitter.com/fLosT62V1x

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medialab Congratulations to @mres! His book Lifelong Kindergarten has been selected for a 2018 PROSE Award in Education Practice mitsha.re/qHMA30ilHnP

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Google has changed “revision history” to “version history” in Drive documents now

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“You can share a Google Drive document / file with up to 200 named people, and synchronously collaborate with up to 50 people”

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EduRonen ! Together with MITx Media Lab’s “companion” free course, it completely changed the way I thought about teaching, learning, relationships and play. twitter.com/medialab/statu…

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@blondefrizz I think we need to encourage conversations about these issues in within the context of digital citizenship.

Example: “In 2018, AI will gain a moral compass (video contribution invitation)” digcit.us/2018/01/07/in-…

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What a great use of Google Drawings for a collaborative compare and contrast planning documents with students! h/t @ericcurts

docs.google.com/document/d/1SC…

cc @sfryer @_MFreeland pic.twitter.com/KvHdwW30r9

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What a great tool to use when creating “5 photo stories” with students & teachers! How many emoji’s do you want: 2, 3, 4 or 5? (Google Sheet script) controlaltachieve.com/2016/11/emoji-…

h/t @ericcurts cc @cogdog

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“Generate random student writing prompts with emojis!” (using a Google Sheet and script) by @ericcurts controlaltachieve.com/2016/11/emoji-…

(randomly grabs adjectives and nouns, puts them together & shows 20 at a time)

cc @sfryer @_MFreeland @emerson_glen

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So excited to be attending @ericcurts workshop this morning “Write Right with Google Tools: Improving Writing in all Subjects” in person/F2F! controlaltachieve.com/2018/02/write-… pic.twitter.com/rZoHdMVQQ1

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I want this size digital signage mural for art at our school! cc @seeingnewshapes pic.twitter.com/qOdgfamClb

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iReading: Universities Rush to Roll Out Computer Science Ethics Courses j.mp/2EibOqf cc @BiggestMeow @joshbottomly

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stevenquinn Crisis averted w/ @Shapr3D. Pump for wife’s pregnancy ball was destroyed by the dog. 40 min later we have a 3d printed nozzle for a bike bump that works even better. pic.twitter.com/iNB8dJdNyZ

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Shapr3D Try the easiest 3D CAD modeling tool! shapr3d.com pic.twitter.com/MFi4VnnpZg

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News_O_Matic Today is . Organizations across the globe take action to protest the use of child soldiers. @News_O_Matic is proud the share this important story with our young readers. pic.twitter.com/jkztU3KOVC

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MadisonWingate2 I predict more teachers leaving the state or the profession after this. I’m already seeing some very sad posts from some angry, hopeless educators. It’s a sad day.

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tonyvincent ▶️ It’s finally February 13th! That means it’s the start of Week 1 of my online workshop!

Registration closes Saturday: tonyv.me/classyvideos pic.twitter.com/r5qkIWhTOZ

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: The War on Normal People: The Truth About America’s Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future by @AndrewYangVFA j.mp/2G8ZwBj

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iReading: His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming j.mp/2ElVSDA (@AndrewYangVFA) by @nytimes

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BBCClick VR therapy could be the future for overcoming phobias and even severe mental health conditions. @LaraLewington looks at how on this week’s show. pic.twitter.com/IKZqix2Per

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