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533 – Skills Sharpening Survey

Skills Sharpening January continues on WELSTech! We were excited to see great participation in a survey of faculty and staffs from around the country sharing what they are doing for professional development. Tune in to see how you or your organization compares.

The discussion:

The survey says – We asked WELSTech-ers to share their church and school professional development experience and learned a lot in the process!

WELS now:

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

5 Google Tools You Should bE Using on Your Church Website

Community feedback:

Allan Bundt from Good Shepherd Church and School in Wisconsin Rapids is looking for advice on Chromebook management because their school is not accredited and, therefore, doesn’t qualify for Gsuite for Education.

Featured video:

Get creative with Kahoot by using this technique – What is a Blind Kahoot!? – a new addition on the WELSTech Instructional playlist.

 Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 534 – Jason Schmidt shares his perspective on formal skill sharpening – certificates, advanced degrees, etc. Release date: Wednesday, January 24.

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444 – With All Your Heart – Ch 9

This week Martin and Sallie finish up the WELSTech Project Management book project with a look at steps to close out a project to ensure future project’s success. We share all the details of the exciting season of synod school commencement and assignments which has arrived, plus Sallie shares, perhaps, the lengthiest pick of the week of all time – all about the fun Breakout EDU craze.

The discussion and interview:

heart 145x125Going retro – Martin and Sallie complete their DIY book effort this week with chapter 9 of With All Your Heart: Project Management For Churches, Christian Schools & Other Faith-Based Organizations. The chapter includes best practices for wrapping up a project to maximize success on future projects.

News in tech:

WELS now:

Upcoming Commencement events

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

Logos 6 Features YouTube playlist

Featured video:

Check out the new Google Slides Q&A feature on the WELSTech Product Demo Playlist on YouTube.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 445 – You write the script for next week’s community feedback episode! Release date: Wednesday, May 18

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413 – How Are You Doing?

WELSTech welcomes a special visitor from Mexico, Missionary Mike Hartman, who shares an update on the ways technology is serving the work of spreading of the gospel. Martin and Sallie discuss ways to gather feedback on the work of the church and school, tour the updated iOS Podcasts app and share an overview of the new early childhood devotions.

The interview:

Academia CristoLatin America Update – Missionary Mike Hartman from Mexico dropped by the WELSTech Studio West to share news of the tech-enhanced outreach efforts currently underway in Latin America.

The discussion:

The survey says – Martin and Sallie discuss the art of gathering feedback in the church and school setting.

News in tech:

New Chromecasts

WELS now:

Early Childhood Ministry Educators Weekly Devotions

Picks of the week:

Ministry resources:

Share these Latin American Missions sites with your Spanish speaking friends:

Featured video:

Tune in to the WELSTech Instructional Playlist for the Academia Cristo Update for September 2015.

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 414 – The season’s book discussion continues as Martin and Sallie share chapter 2 of With All Your Heart: Project Management for Churches, Christian Schools and Other Faith-Based Organizations. Tune in to learn about steps for starting a project. Join us Tuesday, October 13 at 4 pm Central. welstechlive.wels.net

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