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Wesley Fryer
Works at Independence Elementary School , Yukon, OK
Attended Texas Tech University
Lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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new post: Book Review: "It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens" by danah boyd
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Please plan to join Henry Ingwersen, Amy Loeffelholz and Wesley Fryer on Thursday, April 17th at 4:30 pm Eastern / 3:30 pm Central / 2:30 pm Mountain / 1:30 pm Pacific online (via a Google Hangout) to talk about STEM lesson ideas and ways to engage students through STEM learning. Please RSVP if you plan (or might join) our Google Hangout! Henry is an elementary classroom STEM teacher in Wells, Maine, and maintains a blog about some of his classroom STEM lessons. Please tweet about this event using the Twitter ID @STEMseeds and follow @STEMseeds. We hope you can join us for a lively discussion on April 17th! We will add links to referenced resources on our Google Doc for STEMSeeds show notes.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Wesley Fryer. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Our audio podcast post is up with all the shownotes links! http://stemseeds.org/2014/04/stemseeds-4-lesson-ideas-with-henry-ingwersen/
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new video: Oklahoma Legislators: Don’t Repeal Common Core Standards, Instead Reject High Stakes Testing
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Well done! I applaud you for speaking up. High stake testing has damaged ALL states that are part of that cycle
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added to my YouTube "watch later" playlist: Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability 
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Check out our super Google Hangout discussion today with +Henry Ingwersen +Amy Loeffelholz & Crystal Butcher  talking about STEM lesson ideas! Show notes and an audio podcast version are on: http://stemseeds.org/2014/04/stemseeds-4-lesson-ideas-with-henry-ingwersen/
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Too bad I don't have an extra $1500 laying around idle...
Hate 'em or love 'em, an unknown number of Google Glass wearable devices will go on sale for one day only Tuesday for a cool $1,500 -- plus tax -- on the Internet.
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Our day will come. Curios if any teachers are openly developing GGlass apps.
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STEM classroom teacher, learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, and catalyst for educational transformation
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multimedia communication, teaching, writing, digital storytelling, social media sharing, campfire building
Employment
  • Independence Elementary School , Yukon, OK
    STEM Teacher, 11 - present
    I teach 4th and 5th grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Independence Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma.
  • Speed of Creativity Learning LLC
    international learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and catalyst for educational reform, present
  • Story Chasers Inc.
    Executive Director, present
  • United States Air Force
  • Lubbock ISD
  • Texas Tech University
  • AT&T
  • Oklahoma Heritage Association
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Edmond, Oklahoma - Manhattan, Kansas - Phoenix, Arizona - Montgomery, Alabama - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Lubbock, Texas - Columbus, Mississippi - Manhattan, Kansas - Mexico City, Mexico
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Educator, author, digital storyteller, husband, dad. Here for the learning revolution.
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Wesley is a STEM classroom teacher, digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and catalyst for educational transformation focused on blended learning, differentiated instruction, and creative engagement.  His bio is available on www.wesfryer.com/bio and complete vitae on www.wesfryer.com/vitae. Inquire about speaking availability on www.speedofcreativity.org/speaking. Contact info is on www.wesfryer.com/contact.
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author of 3 books
Education
  • Texas Tech University
    Curriculum & Instruction, 2004 - 2011
  • Texas Tech University
    Education, 1994 - 1996
  • US Air Force Academy
    Poli Sci / Geog - Spanish, 1988 - 1992
  • Digital Media Academy
    2005
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The March 27 premiere of in London will also feature a possibly unprecedented level of social integration.

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Brain Vibe for Educators: Fostering A Continuous Gap Between What We Kno...
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As we already know, a gap exists between what we know and what we do. Successful educators work to narrow this gap between new ideas and imp

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