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604 – WELS Ed Tech Lead 2019

Recorded in front of a live audience at WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit, WELSTech hosts Martin and Sallie talk with four of the attendees about their conference experience.

The discussion:

Reaching the Summit – Attendees, presenters, vendors, and planning committee members who were a part of #EdTechLead19 each walk away with unique experiences. Hear from four people who played a variety of roles at the conference.

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580 – Your World, Organized

Winter arrives this week, but on WELSTech we are dreaming of summer because that’s when WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit is happening. This week we talk with presenter Perry Lund about his topic – tools for organization, collaboration, and communication in school and church. And Christmas videos abound as the date draws near!

The discussion and interview:

Microsoft OneNote and Teams – Teacher Perry Lund from Evergreen Lutheran High School shares details about his #EdTechLead19 presentation on Microsoft OneNote and Teams which will focus on how they can be used in school and church settings.

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Watch the C18 social media video

Instructions and links to four versions of the video (on the Download tab)

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Following up on our discussion last week, the 7th and 8th grade students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Norfolk, NE created this fun lipdub video of O, Come All Ye Faithful. Share the Christmas joy!

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Featured video:

Share more Christmas joy including the Forté Handbell Quartet playing Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus

and the MLC College Choir singing Brightest and Best.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 581 – Our Christmas Day episode includes a very special interview with Pastor Eric Roecker, Administrator for WELS Evangelism.  Release date: Tuesday, December 25.

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575 – Encouraging Emails

On WELSTech we’re excited about next summer’s EdTechLead Summit, and today listeners will hear from a sectional speaker and learn more about what to expect at the event, so they can get excited too. There’s news from Flickr that may be concerning to some, plus Martin offers Amazon support for a much-desired feature.

The interview and discussion:

EdTechLead19 Speaker – Jon Ruddat shares a preview of his WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit presentation titled “How to use MailChimp to Send Automated Encouraging Emails.”

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Interactive Faith Online Bible Study

  • To the Ends of the Earth: Beginning in Your Backyard – Led by Pastor Eric Roecker
  • November 14 & 28 – 6 & 8 pm Central

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Get excited for #EdTechLead19! We are!!

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 576 – Northern Wisconsin District President Pastor Joel Zank discusses the work of district presidents and the technology that assists with call list generation. Release date: Wednesday, November 21.

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572 – The Myth of Neutral Technology

The WELSTech lineup this week includes an interesting preview of EdTechLead19 from presenter, Dr. Gary Locklair, news about the Gospel Outreach with Media online conference, happening now, and much ado about screen captures!

The interview and discussion:

EdTechLead19 Speaker – Dr. Gary Locklair, Chair of Computer Science at Concordia University Wisconsin, shares a preview of his WELS Education, Technology, and Leadership Summit presentation titled “The Myth of Neutral Technology.”

  • EdTechLead19 early bird registration will be $325
  • Reserve your room at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells. Summit pricing is $159 per night and includes water park passes.

WELS now:

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Continuing the release day excitement, check out details of Snagit 2019 and watch the reveal video.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 573 – Mr. Sunshine, Jason Schmidt, returns to WELSTech for a discussion of chapter 2 of Faithfully Connected.  Release date: Wednesday, October 31.

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