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Using PechaKucha/Ignite in the classroom

Using PechaKucha/Ignite in the classroom



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  •  What is it? › PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds, the images advancing automatically as the presenter talks.  How to say it? › Japanese word meaning chatter
  • Image Source: PechaKucha facebook page Informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, just about anything, in the PechaKucha 20x20 format.
  •  History › The presentation format was devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture. › The first PechaKucha Night was held in their Tokyo studio in February, 2003. Klein Dytham Architecture still organizes and supports the global PechaKucha Night network and organize PechaKucha Night Tokyo.
  •  Purpose › Because architects talk too much! Give a microphone and some images to an architect -- or most creative people for that matter -- and they'll go on forever! Give PowerPoint to anyone else and they have the same problem.
  •  What is it? › A particular type of event (‘geek’) event held in over 100 cities worldwide › Organized by volunteers › Participants speak about their personal or professional passions using the Ignite format › The presentations should ignite the audience on a subject leading to awareness, thought and action
  •  “Imagine that you’re in front of an audience made up of your friends, family, and people from your community, about to present a 5-minute talk on the thing you’re most passionate about. You’ve brought 20 slides, which advance every 15 seconds whether you’re ready or not. You have a few last-minute butterflies, but off you go— and the crowd loves it. Welcome to Ignite.”
  •  Each speaker gets 5 minutes  Must use 20 slides  Slides advance automatically every 15 seconds  Forcing the speaker to get to the point fast  Motto: “Enlighten us, but make it quick!”
  •  The first Ignite was held in Seattle in 2006 and was the brainchild of Brady Forrest and Bre Pettis  Sponsored by O’Reilly Media and Make magazine who continue to be the main sponsors of Ignite events  There have been over 50 events since its creation in 2006  Largest Ignite to date is Ignite Boulder which attracted 1,350 attendees on June 24, 2010
  •  Flash Mob Gone Wrong
  •  Students give presentations on most any subject in the PechaKucha/Ignite format  Students are increasingly socially conscious and active. These formats provide them a tool for enlightening and moving others to action.
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