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Reflections on the Steve Jobs Biography

September 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Welcome to another podcast on Learning Signs, recorded & published with Mobile Podcaster and WordPress. This is a 40 minute conversation between Wesley and Shelly Fryer discussing the Biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. [powerpress]http://learningsigns.speedofcreativity.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Reflections-on-the-Steve-Jobs-Biography.m4a[/powerpress]

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Tags: books · podcasts

I Want to Be a Scientist

September 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Rachel recorded this last night, following several discussions we’ve been having over the past few weeks about science and becoming a scientist. Last spring I took Rachel to Chris Simon’s classroom at Independence Elementary School in Yukon Public Schools, and she was VERY impressed with the STEM lessons Mr. Simon does with his students. She […]

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Tags: littlesister · podcasts · science

How are stars born?

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

In this podcast, Rachel (age 7) and Wesley discuss some questions about how stars are born. http://cinch.fm/wfryer/talkingscience/247407 Sent from my iPad Cross-posted to Talking Science!

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What Do Rachel’s Parents Do?

January 14th, 2011 · No Comments

Today Rachel invited Shelly and I to share a short presentation in her 1st grade class, because this week she was “Pooh’s Special Friend.” We were asked to share some information with the class about what we do in our jobs, and especially if we use reading and math in our jobs. This was our […]

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Tags: littlesister · podcasts · technology

Taylor Swift – Chipmunk Style

December 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel and Sarah: Since you both love the Voices app and the Chipmunk option so much, I’m sure you’ll be interested to learn how you can use the free program Audacity to change voices into “Chipmunk” sounding voices. One of my UNT students created the following screencast explaining how.

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A gaggle of AudioBoos from the Oklahoma City Zoo

August 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Today was our last day before school begins for the 2009-2010 academic year here in central Oklahoma. Our family spent several hours visiting the Oklahoma City zoo this morning with friends, and we took turns recording a series of NINE AudioBoo messages as we toured around. This was my first time to visit the zoo […]

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Tags: podcasts · travel

Behold, The Snack Leader! (Dad’s lyrics included)

May 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This was a hoot tonight: Rachel and I created a five minute podcast I published on my main blog titled, “Behold the Glory and Honor of the Snack Leader!” Here is the script I wrote and read for the first three minutes of the podcast. In the hallowed halls of government, academica, and scientific research […]

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Tags: littlesister · podcasts

Mother’s Day Podcasts 2009

May 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

We recorded short, 3-5 minute Mother’s Day Podcasts for our mothers today for Mother’s Day, which is coming up this Sunday. These podcasts were inspired by Carol Anne McGuire and her wonderful students. These were the questions we used for our interviews. 1.Tell me your favorite thing about your mother. 2. What does your mother […]

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Tags: brother · littlesister · mom · podcasts

Podcast04: Highlights of our family vacation to Jemez Springs, New Mexico

June 11th, 2008 · No Comments

This podcast by dad, brother, sister, little sister and mom includes reflections on the highlights of our family vacation to Jemez Springs, New Mexico. We also discuss geocaching. It was recorded on Friday, June 6, 2008. [display_podcast] Show Notes: Our vacation photos on Flickr Jemez Springs, New Mexico Jemez Springs Bathhouse Laughing Lizard Inn & Cafe San Antonio […]

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Podcast03: Reflections on Los Alamos and the Development of the Atomic Bomb

June 11th, 2008 · No Comments

This podcast was recorded on Thursday, June 5th, 2008, in Los Alamos, New Mexico at the Bradbury Science Museum. In this podcast, Wesley Fryer reflects on the role Los Alamos played in the ending of World War II in the Pacific theater of combat and inauguration/start of the atomic/nuclear age. [display_podcast] Show Notes: Bradbury Science Museum […]

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Tags: dad · podcasts · technology

The best fried pies in Oklahoma

November 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Whenever our family drives from Oklahoma City to Dallas on interstate 35, we love to stop at Davis, Oklahoma, and enjoy some fried pies. I recorded a short video podcast from Davis interviewing Nancy, who inherited the recipe for her fried pies from her mother and grandmother. Nancy’s fried pies are located off exit 51 […]

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Tags: food · podcasts

Harry Potter Conversation

October 28th, 2007 · 3 Comments

We recorded this with Gabcast on an iPhone (with the speakerphone) and republished this on our free PodcastPeople channel. This is a 20 minute discussion about the 5th Harry Potter book: the characters, some differences between the book and the movie, our favorite scenes, and other topics.

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Tags: books · brother · movies · podcasts

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