IGNITE Planning Sheet

The main presentation should be about 3 min long.

Requires an effective and refined script and delivery-

Be prepared for a Question and Answer session.


Think up a descriptive title. Try to be creative if it fits.


First name only


What challenge/goal/question will drive your work?


What do you expect to learn? How will you be challenged? How will this stretch you?


What is the inspiration for this project? Why did you choose it?  Why is it important to you? What is your goal? Why is this project worthwhile?


List your materials/resources and who will be providing them. If they need to be purchased, include the price.

Main Steps:

Outline the main steps to complete your project or provide a link to another site that has the steps. Below the link explain any additional steps you need to complete.

How will you document your process/progress beyond your blog entries?

How will you show progress?


How long do you expect this project to take? What specific milestones will you complete? By when?


List possible resources/sources of inspiration to complete this project.

Have you found a mentor? If yes, show your appreciation. If not, what steps have you taken and why should a mentor consider you?

Are there existing examples of the sort of project you want to complete? Has anyone else done a similar project? What words did you search for when checking?


What parts of this project might be difficult? How do you expect to handle them?


Sharing/Teaching/Paying It Forward - How will you share what you have learned with others? Who is your target audience?


How will you define the project’s success? How should we evaluate your success? How will that be "visible" to others? (Demonstrate) Can your progress be measured throughout the project?