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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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EdCampOKSDE Coming Tuesday July 7, 2015 to Oklahoma City #EdCamp  
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new post: Upgrade a Verizon Hotspot for $22 Without a New Contract
Mobile, cellular hotspots can be money pits, but they also can be lifesavers if you're presenting about educational technology in a location with spotty connectivity or draconian Internet content f...
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Podcast424: Lessons Learned Coaching PreK Teachers in iPad 1 to 1 Classrooms with Gail Lovely
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Director of Technology - Casady School (a personal update!)
(cross-posted from Facebook - with a few more photos added here!) Thanks to everyone for your prayers the past couple months. I am excited to announce I've accepted a new position, which starts in ...
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new post: Ordering Supplies for STEMseeds Camp: Jitterbug Robots #STEM #MakerEd
In two weeks, Amy Loeffelholz and I will be leading a 3 day workshop for elementary STEM teachers in Yukon, Oklahoma, which we've named "STEMseeds PD Camp." (It's June 2-4, 2015.) One of the planne...
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new podcast! Podcast423: Mystery Skype, Minecraft, iPad Digital Portfolios, & More with Shelly Fryer 
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new post: Why You Want to Approve Your Teen's iOS Apps
If your kids have iPhones and/or iPads, it's a good idea to enable Family Sharing on your Apple IDs / iTunes accounts and on your iOS devices. Family sharing permits parents to approve or decline/d...
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new post: Set Your Default YouTube Upload Channel #googleEDU  
For over a year now, YouTube has permitted users to create multiple channels with a single Google account. In the past, to manage more than one YouTube channel, users had to create separate Google ...
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On April 12th, my students threw down a challenge to the world: Create a video about coding and/or creativity and send it to us. They would then pick the top video and the winner would receive two new robotic friends that inspire us to code: Dash and Dot, courtesy of Wonder Workshop. The loved all the submissions so much and had a hard time narrowing it down... but ultimately they made a decision. Read on to see the winning student videos and my students' response!
On April 12th, my students threw down a challenge to the world: Create a video about coding and/or creativity and send it to us. They would then pick the top video and the winner would receive two new robotic friends that inspire us to code: Dash and Dot, courtesy of Wonder Workshop. The loved all the submissions so much and had a hard time narrowing it down... but ultimately they made a decision. Read on to see the winning student videos and my ...
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new post: Clear Signs of Digitally Connected School Leaders
Are the leaders in your school and/or school district digitally connected? Being a connected educator today is one of the most important hallmarks of effective twenty-first century leadership. How ...
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new post: 30 Reasons I Love Teaching Elementary STEM
This is my 20th year in education but my second year back in the classroom, teaching STEM full-time to 610 4th and 5th graders at Independence Elementary in Yukon, Oklahoma. Our STEM program is ver...
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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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How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom
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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

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