573 – Kids and Commerce
This week WELSTech is all about edtech as Martin and Sallie are joined by Jason Schmidt, and we continue the discussion of Faithfully Connected. Add to that a long list of news, picks, Pinterest ideas, and community feedback, and this episode is brimming with ideas for tech-in-ministry.
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Digital commerce – Jason Schmidt, Technology Coordinator for Bennington Public Schools, joins Martin and Sallie to continue our edtech discussion of Faithfully Connected: Integrating Biblical Principles in a Digital World by Ben Boche and Jake Hollatz (available from Concordia Publishing House and Amazon). Chapter two of the book focuses on teaching children a Christian worldview of self-control and contentment in our marketing-driven society.
News in tech:
- The 5 biggest announcements from the Apple iPad and MacBook event
- Computer Science Education Week is December 3-9
- Sign up for Hour of Code
- How-to and promote your Hour of Code event
- Video intro – Hour of Code – WORLDWIDE
5 to Thrive podcast
Picks of the week:
- Student Data Privacy Consortium
- Join Jason at WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit, June 25-27, 2019 in Wisconsin Dells, WI to learn more.
- Scrappy Circuits
- Power Point on the iPad tips
Ministry Pinterest resource:
32 Practical Ways to Use Pinterest as an Educator
- Chromebook Accessibility Webinar – November 1
- Root Robotics
- Using Technology in Preaching
- The Music Modernization Act and Your Church
- Need a church website
- Way Back Machine
- WELS partners with Finalweb
- WELS training resources
- Finalweb YouTube channel and recent video, Build a Church Website in 5 Minutes
- Help with Salesforce
- Watch Pastor Daniel Bondow from Grace, Milwaukee, WI present on using Salesforce for prospect management – from WELSTech Conference 2015 Ignite – Begins at 30:25
Featured videos and more:
A bit of history you may not be aware of …. The History Behind Cntl+Alt+Del, a new addition to the WELSTech Presentation/Teaching Videos Playlist.
Coming up on WELSTech:
Episode 574 – “Harnessing the Power of Technology – Before it Harnesses You” was the topic of a recent presentation Martin shared at the Men of His Word Conference in Rochester, MN. Tune in for the highlights of this interesting talk. Release date: Wednesday, November 7.
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