Archive for the ‘Presentations’ Category

2014 Find Your Future Presentation

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014



Creating Powerful Presentation

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Goal Create a visually stimulating autobiographical presentation that engages both the right and left brain Terms Brainstorm Mind Map Storyboard Storytelling Right Brain Left Brain Master Slide Concepts Creativity Contrast Repetition Alignment Proximity Creative Commons Copyright Color Theory Project Examine Brain Research Brain Rules by John Medina Made to Stickby the Heath Brothers Slide show of main ideas Explore Presentation Styles and Resources Garr Reynolds DVD – Preparation Stage Dick Hardt Lawrence Lessig Free Culture ...

Taming The Internet

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

There is so much ‘stuff’ on the Internet. How do you find good material for class? Once found, how do you organize it? Come see how! Warm Up Joe Canada Pecha Kucha 20 x 20 Objective of Workshop - 1 Minute Save time and be more efficient Be like water. - Bruce Lee Learn about tools to ...

Perfect Pitch – Change Your World

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Wanna change the world?  Or do you just want to change your world? Either way, there is a process that starts with an idea and evolves into action.  How does this happen?  Well, watch this presentation for an example of a prefect pitch, pun intended :)  Then, examine The Bold ...

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

Monday, November 12th, 2012



Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Monday, November 12th, 2012



Engaged Learning Model

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

What is this? I created this graphic to help teachers design learner-friendly presentation activities in the classroom. According to John Medina's BrainRules, an audience's attention span is about 10 minutes. At this point, the presenter needs to recalibrate before continuing with the presentation.  This cycle can be repeated numerous times, ...

You Have to Start Meeting Like This!

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Meetings Make Me Sad image from Flickr by theamarand[/caption] We work -- therefore we meet. But why do so few of our meetings meet our expectations? Michael Begeman may be the world's foremost expert on the business world's most universal ritual. Here's his short course on running ...

Jason Fried: Why work doesn’t happen at work

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

[Facebook and Twitter] aren’t the real problems in the office. The real problems are what I like to call the M&Ms, the Managers and the Meetings.” (Jason Fried)

Khan Academy Founder Talks Radical Education Reform

Sunday, November 11th, 2012

"There's a lot more demand for people who want to just improve themselves than anyone would have guessed," says Salman Khan, founder of the free educational video series that bears his name and the new book, The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined. Originally conceived to help his 12-year-old cousin learn math, ...