Tag: technology

FaceTime vs. face time

FaceTime vs. face time

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | August 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Recently I heard a story about the parent who came home from work and discovered that the three children had taken out the trash, cleaned the kitchen and tidied their bedrooms. The parent was impressed and asked, “What made you do all this wonderful housework?” The children replied, “The WiFi is down.”

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In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

In TED talk, pope urges people to make real connections

| Keanine Griggs | April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

“How wonderful would it be, while we discover faraway planets, to rediscover the needs of the brothers and sisters orbiting around us,” the pope said in the talk that TED organizers had been advertising as that of a “surprise guest.”

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Seniors plug into new forms of technology

Seniors plug into new forms of technology

| Julia Willis | March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although stereotypically labeled as late subscribers to new forms of technology, many older adults have become interested in adapting to an increasingly digital world.

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Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

Bishop fields queries on vocations, jail time in Google Hangout

| November 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 minutes, Bishop Andrew Cozzens addressed topics ranging from whether one should date while discerning priesthood or consecrated life (he said usually no) to the role Mary plays in his spiritual life (he said a large one — he’s prayed the rosary almost daily since Jan. 1, 1992).

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Smartphones and daydreams

Smartphones and daydreams

| Ginny Kubitz Moyer | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have very few stare-off-into-space moments these days. Nearly every minute is filled with something claiming my attention. I can’t blame this entirely on my two young kids, nor can I blame it on the teaching job that claims vast amounts of attention 10 months out of the year. These are factors in my busy-ness, yes, but there’s another, more insidious force that always seems to fill the empty spaces in my life.

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Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

Delano students learn Spanish via BSM video series

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Students at St. Peter’s School in Delano learn Spanish from videos produced from Spanish students at Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park.

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Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

Visitation sisters inspire new building for science, tech

| Christina Capecchi for The Catholic Spirit | January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The science and technology building nearing completion at Visitation School in Mendota Heights is inspired by its cloistered nuns, administrators say.

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Educators connect, learn from each other at statewide conference

Educators connect, learn from each other at statewide conference

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webinars, podcasts and video conferences are among ways for educators to keep up on what’s happening in the field of education without leaving their schools.

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Urban Catholic schools receive technology upgrade

Urban Catholic schools receive technology upgrade

| Sara Kovach | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012-2013 school year promises to be a tremendous one for Ascension School in Minneapolis and St. Francis-St. James United School in St. Paul — one that will bring new technology to the students, teachers and staff.

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School libraries help bridge technology, learning

School libraries help bridge technology, learning

| Susan Klemond | August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Along with crisp new paper books, Holy Spirit School students this fall might notice additions in their library and classrooms, such as audio books and Internet-based interactive white boards, which will help them continue developing media technology skills, according to Mary Wollmering, the school’s librarian/media specialist.

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