BYU Education Week Talks About Church Digital Resources

by Larry Richman on September 1, 2014

byu-ed-week-2014The last week of August, Fernando Camilo presented two series of classes at the BYU Education Week.

The first series was about the Church’s digital offerings and the second was about the Church’s social and mobile presence.

Fernando’s presentations are now available through SlideShare, a website that lets you share PowerPoint presentations. You can view or download the slides. They also appear below.

You are welcome to use these slides as a basis for presentations in your ward or classroom, although some of the presentations consisted of app and website walk-throughs, which are not available in the slides.

The Digital Church – LDS.org, Part 1: Digital Resources. This presentation covers some of the digital resources available on LDS.org.

The Digital Church – LDS.org, Part 2: Productivity Tools. This presentation shows the productivity tools available through LDS.org.

The Digital Church – Mobile Tools. This presentation covers mobile-responsive websites, Gospel Library, LDS Tools, Mormon Channel, LDS Music, FamilyTree, and other mobile apps.

The Church’s Mobile and Social Presence – Mobile Apps. This presentation is an overview of the Church’s mobile apps: Gospel Library, Mormon Channel, Bible Videos, LDS Music, Scripture Mastery, LDS Tools, LDS Youth, and Book of Mormon.

The Church’s Mobile and Social Presence – Social Media . This presentation includes information about Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media channels the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses to share the gospel

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Teaching Children About Bullying

by Larry Richman on August 31, 2014

bad-news-kidThe article “The Bad-News Kid” in the August issue of the Friend magazine teaches children how to be nice to others and not shun them.

Here are other resources about bullying:

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