From the Back Cover
A lively combination of humorous anecdotes, research nuggets, and ready-to-implement strategies and activities, They Snooze, You Lose
is a must-have guide for anyone who wants to make presentations that stick—in K–20 classrooms, at meetings and conferences—with any audience, live or virtual! They Snooze, You Lose:
Describes how to apply the author's proven CHIMES2 elements: Connections, Humor, Images, Music, Emotion, Stories, and Senses
Provides a wealth of examples, illustrations, activities, and resources
Includes a DVD with bonus materials including royalty-free images and music
They Snooze, You Lose offers teachers and administrators a comprehensive resource to transform boring bullet points into lively presentations that inspire learning.
"I'm thrilled that Burmark has crafted a book that quickly and clearly explains presentation best-practices to educators. Readers will definitely find themselves engaged by Burmark's unique blend of humor and practical information."
—Nancy Duarte, author of slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations
"Like a magician revealing her secrets, Dr. Burmark is incredibly generous with her advice and exquisitely entertaining as she delivers it. The pacing of research-information-anecdotes and activities and the resource-filled DVD make this package ideal as either a textbook or a guide-by-your-side for individual educators."
—David Thornburg, adjunct professor, Walden University, and founder and director of global operations for the Thornburg Center for Professional Development
"Would you like your audience members to remember your content and your stories long enough for them to have an impact on their lives? In this jewel of a book, Lynell Burmark reveals just how to make that happen. Every caring educator—every serious presenter—will want to have this book in their library!"
—Bonnie St. John, Olympic Medalist and author, Live Your Joy
"Monday-morning useful, from its step-by-step examples of tweaking slides to its classroom-tested strategies and resources for optimizing visuals, humor, music, and stories, this book and DVD make presentations a joy to build, deliver, and attend."
—Jerome Burg, veteran classroom teacher, founder and president of GoogleLitTrips.com
About the Author
, Ph.D., award-winning college professor and K–12 classroom teacher, now consults to school districts and high-tech companies and keynotes dozens of conferences every year. The author of Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn, she maintains a website atwww.educatebetter.org.