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415 – Community Feedback

This week’s WELSTech episode is dedicated to feedback, ideas, questions and links shared by WELSTech listeners. Learn about a cloud-based database tool, text messaging for congregations, a creative, bathroom-friendly way to promote mobile apps which keep people in the Word, and an easy way to share websites with your students using Google Classroom. That’s just the start of the list of WELSTech goodness wrapped up in episode 415!

The discussion:

FeedbackAnything goes – Martin and Sallie share a month’s worth of Community Feedback and there is literally something for everyone. We dare you to not learn something new along the way!

News in tech:

WELS now:

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

The Bible App for Kids StorybookOrder on Amazon

Featured video:

You’re sure to get a grin from these videos – A Conference Call in Real Life and Email in Real Life – new additions to the WELSTech Presentation/Teaching YouTube Playlist.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 416 – Jason Schmidt returns for his 5th year of guest hosting on WELSTech with a discussion of classroom management with technology. Join us Tuesday, October 27 at 4 pm Central. welstechlive.wels.net

Get involved:

390 – Hymn and ChristLight Tech

On this week’s WELSTech we share web sites and mobile apps useful in the classroom for the study of God’s Word and Hymnology. Listen also for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card, teacher resources for participating in the student hymn survey, and free stock photography and personal font resources.

The interview & discussion:

rachelFeld145x125The ladies of tech – Martin is outnumbered this week with not one, but three, high-tech gals sharing the mic. WELSTech welcomes Gail Potratz, our semi-regular classroom technology correspondent from Emanuel, New London, WI, and Rachel Feld, teacher and WELSTech Conference presenter from Bethany, Kenosha, WI, along with Sallie to continue the WELSTech Goes to School series. This month’s focus is tech to enhance and extend the study of God’s Word and Hymnology.

News in tech:

Say hi to Fi – Google’s new mobile phone plan

WELS now:

  • We hope you’ll attend WELSTech Conference 2015, July 9 – 11 in Waukesha, WI
  • Mark your calendar for upcoming graduation and call day events:
    • Martin Luther College – May 15 & 16
    • Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary – May 19-22

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Ministry resources:

Google Cultural Institute’s Dead Sea ScrollsProject Site

Featured videos:

The newest addition to the WELSTech Product Demo playlist on YouTube is Echoes of the Hammer

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 391 – Martin and Sallie are joined by Martin Luther College Vice President, Mike Otterstatter, who will share the “inside scoop” on the MLC Day celebration planned for May 6. Watch and participate on 05/05/15 @ 4 pm Central – welstechlive.wels.net.

Get involved: