There is nothing new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9) so when I see a cool thing that I think I can emulate I write it down. This was a cool video and it is well done. I do not have the lighting and the equipment to make a video this crisp and clean but I have a video camera and iMovie (chances are you could do this on your phone and edit it on your phone). Think of ways you could feature students in a video like this for your next series.
I posted this a couple days ago with no description, it is a QR Code. They are free to make and free to use. If you have a smart phone and want to use QR Codes you need an app like; QR Reader, QR Droid, or ShopSavvy (Both Android and iOS).
Download a scanning app, scan this code and tell me what you think!
Do you ever feel like your ideas are confined by the size of the devise or space available to write or draw them out? Something that is important for ministry is to stretch the imagination and allow God to use the creativity He gave us for His glory. I am very excited to share about a new product that creates not only the atmosphere, but the space to hold any idea or picture someone in your ministry can dish out. IdeaPaint is a paint-on dry erase board that can go on any surface imaginable.
What are the perks?
- Imagine a space in your ministry that allows the freedom to express and respond to God outwardly. The idea of creating an environment for a student to freely respond to God through writing or drawing should get you excited.
- IdeaPaint doesn’t have to stop in your classroom. Imagine brainstorming with your co-workers on an office wall, and posting quotes of fun things kids say.
- Greatly priced, there are two products; one with a 10 year warranty and a second backed with a lifetime warranty.
- The IdeaPaint WRITE dry-erase ink (Markers) offer bold color and is certified AP Nontoxic and conforms to ASTM D4236” (this means anyone with allergies won’t have a problem with it)
Does this pique your curiosity? Check out IdeaPaint’s website yourself. Their site is very user friendly and will open your eyes to even more ideas of what you could do with it.
Below is a short video of how the product is used in a classroom
John Jensen is currently an intern in Children’s and Family Ministry at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, Wisconsin. He is also in his senior year at Moody Bible Institute, majoring in Children’s Ministry. Read more posts from John at kid-minquicklinks.com.
So, Google [X] is heating up the web with a crazy new project. What is Google [X]? According to cnet.com, “Most of what we know about Google X Labs comes from a New York Times article last fall which said engineers are working on a driverless car and other robotics projects, the “Web of things,” and even a space elevator.
The secret lab, where Google co-founded Sergey Brin is said to be deeply involved, is meant to tackle difficult technical problems and develop products that one day could bring Google new sources of revenue.”
Right now a group from Google[x] started Project Glass to build a technology that helps you “explore and share your world.” It is a sort of iPhone for your face.
Right now this device does not seem to exist…and yes this news came out after April 1st. Check out their site, watch this video, and give them input. I could see this replacing my iPad while teaching, it doesn’t seem much more distracting than an iPad and a headset mic.
Google…I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE (If tribute tested out your beta products).
If anyone comes to mind when I hear the words “Motion Designer” it’s Barton Damer. Not only are we facebook friends but I have meet him twice…I feel like we are on our way to being best friends.
If you have any interest in motion design you should click to his blog alreadybeenchewed.tv. If motion graphics are not your thing you should still take 2 minutes of your day to watch his 2011/2012 Motion Reel. Thanks for creating great work Barton!