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Wesley Fryer
Works at Casady School
Attended Texas Tech University
Lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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My latest post comparing risks and benefits of a preteen having a YouTube channel, inspired by Rachel's milestone this week reaching 400 YouTube subscribers...
Our daughter, Rachel, is thrilled to have hit the 400 subscriber milestone on her YouTube channel. To celebrate and thank her fans, she created a “400 Subscriber Special” video this wee…
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new post: Tips for Parents Paying for College (highlights from a 2 hour presentation my wife and I attended tonight at our local elementary school)
These are my tweeted highlights and takeaways from a two hour presentation this evening at Quail Creek Elementary in Oklahoma City Public Schools by Brock Jolly (@collegefundingc). The title of his…
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Tweets and notes from +David Jakes' fantastic series of three presentations yesterday in Dallas, Texas, on the design and redesign of learning spaces. GREAT resources here! David was our keynote speaker at the 2016 ISAS-T Conference.
David Jakes (@djakes) is not only one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet, he’s also an amazingly knowledgeable and articulate educator with fantastic insights into the design and re…
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new post: Glimpsing the Future with Alec Ross #robotics #genomics #STEM
The World Affairs Council podcast (@world_affairs) is one of my current favorites. As a fan of political science, history, international relations, global geo-politics as well as science and techno…
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Mission to Mars STEM Camp for Teachers: June 6-9, 2016 (in Oklahoma City!)
You’re invited to join Amy Loeffelholz (@AmyLoeffelholz), Shelly Fryer (@sfryer) and I this summer for our third STEMseeds PD Camp for teachers. This year we’re offering a 4 day, hands-…
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I love seeing the ISS pass overhead, especially when I've been able to do it with members of our family :-)
 
Did you know that the International Space Station is the third brightest object in the sky? Find out when and where to look up and spot the station: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/139058870124/spot-the-international-space-station
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Why Connected Camps ROCKS for Minecraft After School
Our daughter Rachel is an avid Minecraft player. Last summer we paid to enroll her in the Connected Camps (@connectedcamps) online summer Minecraft camp and it was AWESOME. Even though Connected Ca…
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new post: How Much Should Teachers Share Online? (shout outs and thanks to +Dean Shareski, +Amy Burvall & +Alan Levine!)
This morning as I browsed recent updates and recommendations to my YouTube subscriptions on AppleTV, I saw Amy Burvall (@amyburvall) recently liked the February 2015 video “Vlog 1: Importance…
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new post: Scratch Camp Facilitator Workshop (April 16, 2016) in Oklahoma City
This Saturday, April 16, I’ll be leading a “Scratch Camp Facilitator Workshop” from 9 am to 1 pm at the Casady School in Oklahoma City. This FREE, hands-on workshop for educators …
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new post: Lessons Learned on our Family's College Journey (April 2016)
I’ve been needing to write a post for many months sharing some of our family’s lessons learned and where we are on our collective “college journey” with three kids heading t…
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new [VIDEO] & post: 15 Minute Snapchat 101 Tutorial - backstory on http://wfryer.me/407
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new post: Learning about Digital Citizenship with +Carl Hooker
The past two days, Carl Hooker (@mrhooker) shared a series of outstanding presentations on digital citizenship with students, parents, faculty and staff at my school (Casady School) in Oklahoma Cit…
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Director of Technology
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multimedia communication, teaching, writing, digital storytelling, social media sharing, campfire building
Employment
  • Casady School
    Director of Technology, 2015 - present
    I collaborate with technology team members to support faculty & staff technology hardware, software, network, & digital learning needs
  • Speed of Creativity Learning LLC
    international learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and catalyst for educational reform, 2009 - present
  • Story Chasers Inc.
    Executive Director, 2009 - present
  • Independence Elementary School , Yukon, OK
    STEM Teacher, 2013 - 2015
    I taught 4th and 5th grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Independence Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma. My STEM curriculum resources are online at http://stem.wesfryer.com
  • 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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husband, dad, teacher, technology director, author, speaker, #create2learn PD workshop leader & essentialist. DE '05 - GCT '09. Here for the learning revolution.
Introduction
Wesley is a teacher, technology director, author, speaker, digital storyteller, EdCamp organizer 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 several books available on http://playingwithmedia.com/store
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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Playing with Media: Simple Ideas for Powerful Sharing
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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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The K-12 Digital Textbook Market: More complex than you think
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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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