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Moving at the Speed of Creativity

Welcome to the very first of a new podcast job interview collection I’m titling, “Pedagogy Matters.” This episode, recorded on May possibly 30, 2022, features the pedagogy of my wife, Shelly Fryer, which I would summarize as “A Pedagogy of Computational Wondering: Constructionism, Coding, Robotics, Play, and University student Selection.” Shelly started out her journey as a classroom trainer in 1987 right after she graduated from the Faculty of Training at Texas Tech College. In addition to training in numerous Title 1 elementary educational facilities in Lubbock ISD, Texas, Shelly taught for the U.S. Section of Protection in Germany for 3 years. Soon after remaining dwelling with our young children for several years, Shelly served as the Director of PreSchool Ministries at our church in Edmond, Oklahoma, and returned to the classroom in 2013 to teach 3rd, 4th and 5th grades at Beneficial Tomorrows in Oklahoma Town for 4 yrs, which is Oklahoma’s only school solely serving homeless youngsters and their households. In 2017, Shelly moved to Casady Faculty, exactly where she taught for the earlier five years, starting in Language Arts for two many years and then training STEM (Science, Engineering, Engineering and Math.) As Shelly shares in the job interview, when she came back again to the classroom in 2013, she moved into an iPad 1:1 university student studying ecosystem, and “jumped in with the two feet” studying to train with 20-very first century digital equipment for pupil engagement, creative imagination, and evaluation. We precisely key in on a culminating unit Shelly taught the previous pair several years on biomimicry making use of robotics and coding functions. Also, we discover how Shelly’s understanding of computational wondering, maker schooling, the “constructionism” of Seymour Papert, and employing know-how applications to empower pupils to “show what they know with media” have develop into crucial things of her personal pedagogy as a classroom instructor and designer of tough discovering activities for students. Check out out the clearly show notes for this episode (480) on speedofcreativity.org for hyperlinks to the methods and technological know-how equipment outlined in this podcast interview, and for methods to achieve out to Shelly with questions and feed-back. Pedagogy matters! Quite a few thanks to Shelly Fryer (www.shellyfryer.com) for sharing her enthusiasm for instructing, for learners, for engaging classes, and equipping both of those instructors and learners with the competencies and inclinations needed to triumph and thrive in our swiftly switching ecosystem of the twenty-initial century.

Show Notes:

  1. Shelly’s web site: shellyfryer.com
  2. Shelly Fryer on Twitter: @sfryer
  3. Shelly Fryer on Fb
  4. Lubbock ISD, Texas
  5. US Division of Protection Faculties
  6. Positive Tomorrows College in Oklahoma City (@ptokc)
  7. Shelly’s classroom web-site at PT from 2013-2017 (a Google Internet site)
  8. Casady Faculty (Oklahoma Metropolis)
  9. Shelly’s classroom web site at Casady from 2017-2022 (a Google Website)
  10. Shelly’s weblog posts about coding with Scratch and Scratch Jr.
  11. Scratch Junior
  12. PBS Scratch Junior
  13. Scratch (coding platform and understanding neighborhood)
  14. Constructionism (finding out theory) – English WikiPedia
  15. Jerome Bruner (English WikiPedia)
  16. Cuisenaire rods (English WikiPedia)
  17. Code.org
  18. Twenty Matters to Do with a Laptop or computer Forward 50: Foreseeable future Visions of Instruction Encouraged by Seymour Papert and Cynthia Solomon’s Seminal Work by Gary Stager (@garystager)
  19. Invent to Understand: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom by Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager
  20. Seesaw Understanding Journals
  21. Digital Sharing Job (by Wes and Shelly)
  22. PBS Scratch Jr Coding Passion Undertaking (June 2016)
  23. Jenny Ashby (@jjash)
  24. TTS Bee-Bot Programmable and Rechargeable Robotic
  25. Playdate OKC Skilled Progress (Sept 2014)
  26. Edison Robots
  27. TechyKids
  28. Green Screen by DoInk for iOS
  29. Podcast409: All My Lesson Strategies are in Google Docs! (An Job interview with Shelly Fryer – Sept 2013)
  30. Podcast 419: An Interview with Shelly Fryer About University student Voice & iPad Initiatives (Nov 2014)
  31. Podcast423: Thriller Skype, Minecraft, iPad Electronic Portfolios, & More with Shelly Fryer (Could 2015)
  32. Podcast 435: Reflections on Miami Device 2015 by Shelly and Wesley Fryer (Nov 2015)
  33. Podcast 438: Reflections on iCamp KSU 2016 by Shelly and Wesley Fryer (Jan 2016)
  34. Podcast 439: Ideal Working day of Classroom Running a blog Ever with Shelly Fryer (Jan 2016)
  35. Podcast441: iPads in Maker Studio by Shelly Fryer (May well 2016)
  36. Podcast442: Classroom Enthusiasm Initiatives, Maker Studio & Electronic Citizenship with Shelly Fryer (Might 2016)
  37. Podcast446: Reflections on a PBS Scratch Jr Coding Camp for Young ones (Sept 2016)
  38. Podcast475: Classes Uncovered Instructing In the course of the Pandemic (Jan 2021)
  39. Biomimicry Robots With Edison (Might 2022 weblog write-up)
  40. Hopscotch for iOS
  41. Worldwide Faculty Enjoy Day
  42. Wes’ Scratch Animation Unit / lesson series
  43. Podcast recorded with Voice File Pro for iOS
  44. Podcast normalized with Auphonic
  45. Shared by means of PodLove Podcast Publisher for WordPress and Amazon S3
  46. Methods to observe and join with Dr. Wesley Fryer: wesfryer.com/right after
  47. Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcast on Apple Podcasts (re-listed!)
  48. Much more Totally free membership alternatives for “Moving at the Speed of Creativeness Podcasts”

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