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Wesley Fryer
Works at Casady School
Attended Texas Tech University
Lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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new post & [VIDEO] Ransomware, Backups & Google Drive 
I've started a new weekly "technology tip" video series as our school's director of technology. This week's video is titled, "Ransomware, Backups & Google Drive," and was prompted by this week'...
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new post: WordPress OKC Meetup Tips (August 2015)
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new post on @medium: STEM Learning: It’s for the CRAZY Ones 
As this fall semester has started, I’ve heard several stories about STEM classes and STEM teachers in other schools that…
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I am currently seeking  a new position due to budget cuts at my current school. I will be unemployed as of September 11th. I am looking for a school in IL from the Rockford to Chicago area due to me living in DeKalb County. Please contact me with any job prospects. I am trained in: iPad, Google Apps for Education, Online resources, Makey Makey, SMART technologies and Microsoft and related resources. 
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Read_resume_education2015.docxRYAN CHRISTOPHER READ 847.830.1978 413 Riverbend Dr. Ryan3178@aol.com Genoa, IL 60135 OBJECTIVE To obtain a position in the educational field where I can develop a learning environment in the classroom using Instructional Technology as a tool to improve learning skills and
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new post: Planning for Smart School Network Management 
As a new school technology director, I've been visiting with lots of folks lately about the ways school networks can be configured to manage network bandwidth for users, safely keep the network fai...
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Just shared my first story on Medium: Tips for Choosing a Classroom Blog 
Every classroom needs a moderated, online space where students can share their ideas with others and receive feedback. W…
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new post & archived GHO video: Interview with Author & Screenswriter Rene Gutteridge
Last night I had the opportunity to interview author and screenwriter Rene Gutteridge as part of a new webinar series for the Oklahoma City-based Writer's Conference "Write Well, Sell Well." The co...
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new post: Handy Features of Google Classroom #googleEDU
This week I taught my first workshop on Google Classroom to faculty at my new school, and we learned some exciting things together during the session. Having good answers to the question "how do my...
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new post: Changing Mindsets: STEM Is NOT Content Areas in Isolation 
As this fall semester has started, I've heard several stories about STEM classes and STEM teachers in other schools that have troubled me deeply. Some paraphrased quotations from new, full-time STE...
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new post: Developing & Writing a Pitch for your Book
The past two years I have worked with several other local authors in Oklahoma City to organize a wonderful writing conference called, "Write Well, Sell Well Oklahoma City." The first year it was a ...
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new post: Book Recommendations from Stacy Nelson
Today I had an opportunity to attend day 1 of a 2 day workshop on "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High." This is an outstanding book I first heard about thanks to Miguel G...
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new post: Classroom Blogging Options (August 2015)
Every classroom needs a moderated, online space where students can share their ideas with others and receive feedback. While blogging has "been around" and used in classrooms all over the world for...
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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, 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
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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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Pride Goes Before the Fall
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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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Flickr
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Playing with Media: Simple Ideas for Powerful Sharing
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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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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