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Dr. Wesley Fryer is a teacher, instructional coach, digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, and change agent. With respect to school change, he describes himself as a “catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning.” He is the Technology Integration and Innovation Specialist and Digital Literacy teacher at Casady School in Oklahoma City.
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As children, we learn to progressively make sense of our confusing world through play. The same dynamics apply to us as adults communicating with new and different media forms.
Chapters in the book include:
- Digital Text
- Copyright & Fair Use
- Show & Tell
- Balanced Content Filtering in Schools
- Backchannels and eBooks
- Audio Software & Lecturecasts
- Guidelines & Tips for Downloading Web Video
- iMovie for iPad
- Thoughts on the Attention Economy
Referenced videos and updated resources relating to this book are available on www.playingwithmedia.com. The entire chapter on Copyright & Fair Use is available free online on:
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Author Bio: Wesley Fryer is a digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and change agent. With respect to school change, he describes himself as a "catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning." Wesley is the executive director of the nonprofit Story Chasers Inc., the lead partner in the Celebrate Oklahoma Voices, Celebrate Kansas Voices, and Celebrate Texas Voices digital storytelling projects. His blog, "Moving at the Speed of Creativity" (www.speedofcreativity.org) was selected as the 2006 "Best Learning Theory Blog" by eSchoolnews and Discovery Education, and is utilized regularly by thousands of educators worldwide. He teaches technology integration courses for pre-service teachers as an adjunct instructor at the University of Central Oklahoma, and has served as a co-convener for the annual K-12 Online Conference since it began in 2006. Wesley became a Google Certified Teacher in 2009, was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2005, is a 1992 graduate of the US Air Force Academy, and a Fulbright Scholar. He is an active member of the education committee of the Oklahoma Creativity Project. His educational background includes service as an elementary classroom teacher, campus technology integration specialist, college director of distance learning, state director for education advocacy for AT&T, and director of technology for a state historical association.