Tag Archive for: resources

647 – Rachel and Jason EdTech Favorites

WELSTech welcomes guest hosts Rachel and Jason for a discussion of our favorite edtech resources. Plus we share picks, events, discussions, and reports to supplement your tech-in-ministry efforts!

The discussion

The best in edtech – Our WELSTech edtech gurus extraordinaire – Prof. Rachel Feld from Martin Luther College and Jason Schmidt from the Oconto Falls School District – are back, and the discussion centers on our favorite edtech content.

Picks of the week

Ministry resource

Sign up for the Learning with Google event – February 17 from 2 to 3:30 pm Central

Community feedback

WELS now

WELS annual report

Next time

Coming up in two weeks, teacher Justin Liepert is in the interview chair and Martin and Sallie talk about the post-quarantine church.

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594 – Talking Design with Bri

WELSTech is back, and we’re all about design this week. We get tips and tools from WELS in-house graphic designer, talk identity/logo guidelines, and feature videos on the topic. There’s also chatter about three tech giants including news from Apple, magic for Google Drive, and new Microsoft hardware.

The interview and discussion:

Visual Communication – Briana Lambrecht, Creative Services Coordinator for Communication Services, talks with Martin and Sallie about graphic design, WELS communication resources, and favorite (sometimes FREE) tools to get creative!

News in tech:

Thoughts on Apple’s News+, Card,  Arcade, and TV+ event — something for everyone

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Picks of the week:

Ministry resource:

WELS Identity Guidelines

Community feedback:

Featured videos:

Check out these design tutorial YouTube channels recommended by Briana:

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 595 – Jason Schmidt joins the conversation as we continue our edtech book discussion of Faithfully Connected, looking at chapters 6 and 7 – Digital Law and Digital Rights & Responsibilities. Release date: Thursday, April 11.

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210 – A Wealth of WELSTech Resources

This week the WELSTech Podcast is all about the WELSTech podcast Wiki and show notes web sites.  Take the tour and tap into the many helpful resources.

The discussion:

Choral Fest Afterglow – Whether you missed the fun or just want to re-live the National High School Choral Fest weekend of song, you’ll enjoy the archives at MLC-TV (Pops 1 | Pops 2 | Sacred). Check out Sallie’s homegrown highlight video as well.

Fill up your tool belt – Martin and Sallie give an overview of the features of the WELSTech Wiki and WELSTech show notes web sites.

Ministry resources:

Picks of the week:

News in tech:

(28:54) Kindle Fire release – Read reviews from Engadget and CNet

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(43:24) Episode 211 – Giving thanks with technology is the topic of next week’s WELSTech podcast. (Release date – 11/23/11)

The featured artist:

(43:48) We close the podcast with the music of Kevin Loersch – The Lord’s Prayer from his CD titled “Abide With Me”

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