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Entry Deadline: January 15, 2015

Accepted entrants will be notified by January 30, 2015 

BEA Ignite @ BEA2015
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 BEA2015 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 – “Name of Your Presentation” in the subject line & 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.

  • Name
  • School
  • Email
  • Summarize your topic in 140 characters ( A Tweet)
  • 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 BEA2015 on Sunday, April 12th at the Westgate Las Vegas.  

To view past Ignite presentations visit