BEA2017 | April 22 - 25, 2017 | Las Vegas Westgate

 Are you ready to set BEA on fire with your innovative teaching ideas?

Entry Deadline: Monday, January 30, 2017

Accepted entrants will be notified by February 13, 2017

 Ignite takes place at the Las Vegas Westgate on Tuesday, April 25 at 12:15 pm.

BEA Ignite @ BEA2017

We’re seeking your most innovative teaching ideas.  As part of this quest (and back by popular demand) we present “BEA Ignite” – where you can share your best classroom project/exercise/ideas.  Following the traditional “ignite” format, presenters get 5 minutes and 20 slides to share their passionate teaching idea.  The ten best “ignite” ideas will be selected to make their presentations “live” during a BEA2017 session.


BEA Ignite Examples

  • Ice breaker for the first day of class
  • How to make class groups effective
  • How to teach stand-ups
  • Feedback methods for students
  • Peer to peer grading
  • Ways to make team teaching work
  • Grading made simple


Slide format can be either Mac based or PC using Prezi, Keynote or Powerpoint, BUT the slides MUST be emailed in advance and are strictly limited to 5 minutes.

It’s Simple to Enter

Send an email with: BEA Ignite – “<INSERT> Name of Your Presentation” in the subject line, the information below in the body of your email & your attached slides (only 20) to:

OR upload below and include the following five (5) things in the body of the email or the Description.

  1. Name
  2. School
  3. Email
  4. Summarize your topic in 140 characters ( A Tweet)
  5. Share, in no more than a paragraph, how you think this will help other broadcast educators improve their teaching. (email to if you need more room.)

BEA Ignite will take place during BEA2017 on Tuesday, April 25 at the Westgate Las Vegas. 


To view past Ignite presentations visit