About

shellyfryer-may2016Shelly Fryer (@sfryer) is a teacher, author, speaker, and advocate for children. She teaches 3rd and 4th grade students at Positive Tomorrows (@ptokc), Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically for homeless children. Shelly’s passion is helping her students love learning. She believes student learning in the classroom should be engaging.  Shelly encourages students to make choices about how they learn best. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Shelly has  taught in an iPad 1:1 classroom since 2013. She believes students need to understand their voices matter and can be shared with others beyond the walls of their classroom. She maintains an active classroom website on classroom.shellyfryer.com, and was named a PBS Digital Innovator in 2015. Shelly was selected by PBS as one of four teachers nationally to address the annual PBS Broadcasters’ Conference in Chicago in May 2016. Shelly is an Oklahoma A+ Schools Network Fellow (@okaplus) and works to bring arts integration strategies into her classroom. She is also a passionate advocate for Maker education in the classroom and provides frequent opportunities for her students to create, make and learn in their classroom Maker Studio. She presents regionally and nationally at education and educational technology conferences. More information is available about her speaking topics and availability.

Follow Shelly Fryer on Twitter @sfryer, where she shares a variety of educational resources, strategies, ideas, and examples of her students’ work. Shelly also curates educationally focused articles on Flipboard in several freely available magazines.

Learn more about Shelly’s passion for meaningful technology integration in the classroom by watching her 2 minute application from 2015 for the PBS Digital Innovator’s Program.