Teacher, Author, Speaker & Director of Technology for Casady School in Oklahoma City, USA
Dr. Wesley Fryer is a teacher, author, speaker, and the Director of Technology for Casady School in Oklahoma City. He is the co-host of the weekly “EdTech Situation Room” web show and podcast and co-leads an after school STEAM club for elementary students with Megan Thompson. In 2013-2015 he taught STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to 4th and 5th grade students at Independence Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma. He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate, tell stories, create media projects and develop STEM coding skills.
Wesley leads 3 day iPad Media Camps teaching educators how to effectively use iPads in the classroom to create narrated slideshows, quick edit videos, interactive writing, and other kinds of media projects.
Wesley became a Google Certified Teacher in 2009 and was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2005. He helps organize free EdCamp and PLAYDATE professional development events in Oklahoma as well as the free, annual K-12 Online Conference each year. He teaches coding and virtual design/collaboration workshops for teachers and students through The Div Jr using MinecraftEDU and Scratch software. His professional blog and podcast is “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” (www.speedofcreativity.org) and focuses on technology integration in the classroom.