Ignite

I had the great honor and pleasure to take part in a fast-paced Ignite Session at NCTE in Boston. Ignites are quick presentations, where the 20 slides move on a synced delay and you need be concise and in focus. Five minutes and you are done. My own Ignite presentation was about using video game design in the writing classroom. But to share the stage with Penny Kittle, Sara Kajder, Donalyn...
Keywords: inquiry, Ignite, memes
Peter Kittle, Ignite Talk Thursday from DML Research Hub on Vimeo. Peter Kittle, Director of the Northern California Writing Project, delivered this brilliant examination of memes, guerilla advertising, and the messiness of inquiry during his Ignite talk, "Good Memes, Bad Teaching," at the 2012 Digital Media and Learning Conference. For those unfamiliar with the genre, Ignites entail a presenter...
Jac de Haan (@techwithintent) delivered this powerful Ignite talk at the 2012 ISTE Conference in San Diego.
The spirit behind the pecha-kucha is what Guy Reyolds referred to as 'restrictions as liberators'. People are often more creative when given limitations." Pecha-Kucha is a format where presenters give a talk in 400 seconds by speaking along with 20 slides, each presented for 20 seconds. This structure, imitated in Ignite (20 slides x 15 seconds) or Talk20, allows for focused sharing of ideas,...