Today on the WELSTech Podcast Martin and Sallie share ideas for incorporating the greatest content of all, God’s Word, into your website in chapter 2 of their summer eBook series. Martin talks “travel time” on his keyboard, of all places, and Pinterest is the grand finale.
God’s Word – The WELSTech 2013 Summer series – Church & School Website Content - continues as Martin and Sallie explore many great ways to incorporate God’s Word into your web site. If “Content is King” on websites, then God’s Word is truly the “King of Content” which can be featured there. This chapter of the eBook features a multitude of ideas to do just that – incorporating ready-to-use content from a variety of sources as well as re-purposing and creating your own Bible study materials.
Today on WELSTech Martin and Sallie begin their lite summer schedule focusing on website content. Even though the show is abbreviated, they’ll still share picks of the week and some helpful community feedback.
Home Sweet Home – Summer has officially arrived on the WELSTech Podcast as we kick off our 2013 Summer series – Church & School Website Content. Knowing that “Content is King” when it comes to websites, Martin and Sallie are dedicating the summer to sharing ideas for content to put on your site. Today we start at the very beginning with a look at your Home Page. We invite listener additions to the content we’ve come up with as critical for inclusion on your home page.
This week’s WELSTech Podcast has an education focus as Jason Schmidt joins Martin and Sallie to talk about a bucket full of summer tech learning opportunities, both online and face to face. Combine that with our picks of the week, event announcements and community feedback for a show you don’t want to miss!
Kick the bucket – Jason Schmidt from Bennington ISD near Omaha, NE guests hosts with Martin and Sallie this week, and the three of us reveal our bucket list of learning goals for the summer and beyond.
Revisiting The Old Reader – Jimmy Pautz tweeted that Feedly.com has a Google reader-like text interface available also and Missionary Larry Schloemer is a fan, using it for the last two months successfully
Coming up on WELSTech:
(38:46) Episode 291 – Prof. David Tess from Wisconsin Lutheran College joins Martin and Sallie to talk about what the Internet is doing to our brains. (Release date – 06/04/13)
The featured artist:
(39:30) We close the podcast with the instrumental music of In His Service (www.adagioconcepts.com) - O Lord, Send Forth Your Spirit
Summer Plans – Jason Schmidt (jasonschmidt123 on Twitter), Technology Coordinator for Omaha, NE-area Bennington Public Schools and one of WELSTech’s semi-regular classroom technology correspondents, chats with Martin and Sallie about professional development opportunities for educators this summer including the online courses each are prepping to teach for Martin Luther College.
(36:25) Lakeside Lutheran High School’s Videography students recently created a lipdub video which involved the entire student body, faculty and support staff, covered the entire campus and was filmed in one (amazing!!) take. Teacher Todd Hackbarth shared details of the planning and effort that went into the video, the reaction they’ve received and other video projects they worked on. Check out the video for yourself below.
Coming up on WELSTech:
(41:18) Episode 239 – Martin and Sallie countdown the 7 Best Bookmarking Tools. (Release date – 06/06/12)
The featured artist:
(42:50) We close the podcast with the music of The Branches Band (www.branchesband.com|Facebook) - Go Tell It On The Mountain from their “A Branch Is Growing” CD
Make a Plan – As the school year wraps up Gail Potratz, the WELSTech semi-regular classroom technology correspondent from Emanuel in New London, WI, joins Martin and Sallie to discuss ideas for summer enrichment, professional growth and even a little relaxation.
Make your summer plans - Summer is the perfect season to schedule a conference or class. Teacher Gail Potratz from Emanuel in New London, WI joins Martin and Sallie as they discuss many interesting enrichment opportunities that are available in the summer of 2010.
(34:12) WELSTech is going on a virtual summer Road Trip, and we want to visit your church or school to learn about the tech-in-ministry solutions you are using to further your gospel ministry! Contact Us to schedule your stop on our travel itinerary.