141 – WELSTech Road Trip: Fond du Lac, WI

Buckle up for this week’s WELSTech Podcast Road Trip.  We visit Fond du Lac, WI and talk with teacher Ryan Rosenthal about integrating technology in the classroom.

Road trip:

roadtrip02c(2:18) Integrating Technology into the Classroom – Seveth grade teacher Ryan Rosenthal from Faith in Fond du Lac, WI joins Martin and Sallie for an interesting conversation about his Web 2.0 classroom experience.  Ryan offers great advice including encouraging teachers to “tweak” existing projects to include technology elements, rather than coming up with a new project.

Ryan Rosenthal

Fond du Lac
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Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

  • (27:37) Jason Schmidt from Gethsemane in Omaha, NE shared two helpful links:
  • Alycia Cameron form Light of Life in Greenwood, IN and Brent Nemmers from Atonement in Plano, TX double up on the online church directory question.  A couple of potential solutions include
    • Concordia Technology’s Member Connect
    • Private pages on a FinalWeb site
    • Google Sites

Coming up on WELSTech:

(33:57) Episode 142 – We talk with Sally Valleskey from Abiding Word in Houston (deep in the heart of), Texas about their use of Shepherd’s Staff church management software. (Release date 07/28/10)

The featured artist:

(34:12) We close the podcast with music from Cross to Glory (www.crosstoglory.com) – My Old Friend from their CD titled “Life’s Song”

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