A compilation of Ideas
from "The World's Shortest Catechetical Media/Tech e-Letter EvER" by tim welch
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Reflections Created by Ministry Students and Instructors
There are many reflections to choose some, some in pdf, some in multimedia, many springing from the Saint John’s Bible. Check out a reflection on Emmaus at http://blog.seeingtheword.org/?p=1774.
Tech Tools to Find God of the Day
(thank you Tricia Tranel, and of course Mr. Eric Groth and Outside da Box)
Lenten Resources of the Day
(Thank you, Fr. James Martin, SJ)
Tools & Methods
Digital Storytelling Tools of the Day
Vimo is a cool app that allows you to add text and some effects to video... with the capability of moving the text/effects with the action. iOS: https://itunes.apple.com /us/app /vimo-video-+-motion-sticker /id952050883?mt=8. You can see a brief demo here: https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=m5-nEJLeEZc. Watch the “Wow” move with the book.
Video Creation Tips of the Day
Cartoon Creation Beta Site of the Day
Check out http://www.animaker.com I just started playing, so have no recommendation at this point, but looks promising.
Info-graphic Creation Tool of the Day (thank you, Marge Babcock)
Info-graphics created by Marge Babcock and Cheryl Smith with cool tool http://Easel.ly can be seen at http://newnacmp.weebly.com/conference-information.html.
Instant Communication Tool for Chatting from Your Website of the Day!
(Thank you, Joe Ferriero)
A Catechist-Created Video of the Day (thank you Kris Maehren)
Kris used iMovie, Google images and Youtube Videos to create this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsIyFlvxLwA
Vimeo Video of the Day
(thank you, Lori Dahlhoff)
Lori wrote, “Are you familiar with Shaun the Sheep? This 7 minute clip reminded me of what we often do to catechists by giving them the book and thinking they have everything to teach effectively” https://vimeo.com/46908571
Videos on Grief