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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: FaceTime Connection During a Tornado Warning
This past Wednesday night when I was in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, at least two tornados and "lots of straightline winds" hit Oklahoma City not too far from the neighborhood where our family lives. Becau...
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Don't miss this solid-gold video tutorial series from a man who made his fortune making his own prototypes.
Dan Gelbart made a fortune in R&D for his company Creo. His prototyping was done at home, in his basement, using tools on par with what many of us have access to at our local hackerspaces and universities. In his spare time he has put together a short YouTube course …
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new post: Workflow: Moderate Student Email-Posted Videos to YouTube #googleEDU   #create2learn   #YouTube  
Today was nothing short of a revelation in our elementary STEM classroom. Twelve of my 300+ fourth and fifth graders published videos directly to our classroom YouTube channel from their iPads duri...
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STEMseeds has been podfading for 3 months but we are back! Join us for an impromptu Google Hangout with elementary teacher Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett) to discuss STEM lesson plans and project ideas, his educational philosophy setting up his classroom, and how he’s been using MinecraftEDU in class and after school to power student learning as well as collaboration. Access show note for this interview on: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YuBlcPAtrtbsjm8yNTNg46Tdq_WIshC_ZQ4xO3MlWOs/edit?usp=sharing 
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new post: Video Toolbox: A Good iPad App for Blurring Student Faces (when needed) #create2learn  
It's important to obtain parent and student permission before publishing photos or videos online. Of the 610 fourth and fifth graders currently at my elementary school, only 10 parents have request...
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new post: Audio Podcasting with iOS and YouTube
In my continuing quest to find streamlined ways to audio record and share conference presentations at professional development events, today I used the free iOS app Voice Recorder Pro to record my ...
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new post: Tweeting Our Learning in USD 383 – Manhattan, Kansas
Monday I had a humbling opportunity to share a keynote address with teachers in the school district where I graduated from high school: USD 383 in Manhattan, Kansas. Felix Jacomino (@felixjacomino)...
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new post: Mourning the Untimely Death of Gigaom
Since mid-2013, the website Gigaom has been one of my primary "go-to" sources for technology news and trends. The only other technology website I've visited directly, on a regular basis, is Ars Tec...
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new post: iPhone Charging Mystery Solved: Pocket Lint Was The Culprit 
For the past couple months, my son has had problems charging his iPhone5. The cable wouldn't consistently make contact, so sometimes the phone would fully charge overnight, and sometimes it wouldn'...
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I had the exact same panic with my phone. I was very relieved to discover the lint in the phone.
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new post: How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015) #googleEDU   #GHO   #tutorial  
Last weekend at the first annual "Google Summit Oklahoma City" hosted by the EdTechTeam, I shared a breakout session titled, "Google Hangouts 101." Afterwards, I visited with two librarians I know ...
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Wow I just asked for someone to help me with this... and of course it's being covered by +Wesley Fryer  this week. Thanks to Wes for the comprehensive and still uncomplicated tutorial and links! 
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A meeting to discuss weather and if we should postpone EdCampOKC due to predicted snow/ice...
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Final organizer meeting prior to our Feb 28th EdCampOKC event! More details on:
http://www.edcampokc.org/organizers/
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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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husband, dad, STEM teacher, author, speaker, #create2learn PD workshop leader & essentialist. DE '05 - GCT '09. 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
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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
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  • 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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App Share
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A simple way to share the apps to your loved ones!App Share lets you share apps that you have on your phone with a friend by sending an emai

Tasker
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Total Automation, From Settings to SMS.* Triggers: App, Time, Day, Location, Hard/Soft State, Event, Shortcut, Widget, Timer, Plugins * Acti

Flickr
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Inspira fotografía. Presentamos la nueva aplicación de Flickr.- Captura todo: Saca fotos y videos impresionantes. Te lo ponemos fácil - Guár

Playing with Media: Simple Ideas for Powerful Sharing
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We need to play with media to become more effective communicators. This book was written to inspire and empower you, as a creative person, t

สตูดิโอผู้สร้างของ YouTube
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แอปสตูดิโอ YouTube อย่างเป็นทางการทำให้การจัดการช่องของคุณในระหว่างเดินทางง่ายขึ้นและรวดเร็วยิ่งขึ้น ดูสถิติล่าสุดของคุณ ตอบกลับความคิดเห็น

Audible for Android
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Not enough time for all the books you want to enjoy? Download the app by Audible.com, an Amazon company, to listen to books on the go.Immers

Apple Pie is American, But Apple Computer Isn’t. Not Anymore.
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Did you know that Apple Computer has become a foreign entity? Did you know that it’s more Irish than anything else, at least as far as taxes

Apple Risking iOS 7 Delays With Jony Ive's Design Overhaul
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Over the past several months, rumors of Jony Ive's influence on iOS 7 as part of his new role overseeing user interface design in addition t

How to fail at Kickstarter
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For as lucrative as Kickstarter can be, some developers just haven't found success on the crowd-funding platform, and a number of these team

The K-12 Digital Textbook Market: More complex than you think
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Just read an interesting article about the K-12 publishing market and some of the challenges the "Big Guys" (Apple, Pearson, et al

Ice That Took 1,600 Years to Form in Peru’s Andes Melted in Only 25, Sci...
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Scientists say the rapid melting of the Quelccaya ice cap, the world’s largest tropical ice sheet, is the latest sign of global warming.

Samsung Galaxy Designer Takes Apple’s Accusations Personally | Mac|Life
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We all know Apple's industrial designs come by way of Jonathan Ive, but who's designing the devices that Cupertino claims are copyca

My Dog, My Muse | gforsythe.ca
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Must. Make. DOG. GIF. ASAP! dog's ears flapping at 0.1s per frame. Ear flapping Flying Dog. Why must I make a dog gif? Well, let me take

Congress Grilling 34 App Store Developers Over User Privacy | Mac|Life
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The controversy over Path uploading users' address book data continues to create ripples across the tech world, with two members of Cong

How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom
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Tech allows students to learn in new and engaging ways, but many educators are struggling to incorporate digital into traditional classrooms

iOS 5.1 code hints new iPhone could have 4G LTE
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A string of code located in Apple's iOS 5.1 shows a series of commands relating to 4G call switching when activating FaceTime, perhaps signa

Apple’s Black Friday deals forthcoming
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Tonight, Apple started placing banners in their online stores around the world depicting an image with the date of Nov 25th. The banners…

How 'Titanic 3D' Will Have an Awesomely Social Premiere [EXCLUSIVE]
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The March 27 premiere of in London will also feature a possibly unprecedented level of social integration.

Apple’s Jony Ive Said To Now Work Closer With iOS Interface Team, Is Pus...
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Apple's hardware design chief is now collaborating more closely with software and interface design staff, according to a new report from the

Is This a Problem?
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A friend of mine just got a new job (congrats, Scott). This seems to be happening fairly often in the last few years. I always hate to make