Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about women in in Ed Leadership, combining some thoughts I had about women in ed tech leadership with thoughts about educational leadership in general..
I promised myself (and the Internet I suppose) that I was going to show up. I was going to do what I could to get my voice into the conversation.
So, I stepped out of my comfort zone and went to EdCamp Leadership. I hadn’t ever attended an EdCamp, am new-ish to Twitter, blogs, PLN, etc, and am just now working on identifying myself as a leader. I was excited to have this networking experience and stick my toe into the leadership waters.
I thought that the team from ConnectedEd did a great job organizing the day in St. Louis. I felt like they framed the day in a way that even people new to EdCamp (like me) had the information needed to be engaged in the process. Going to an even like this without anyone that I know is really branching out for me, and I felt comfortable to contribute.
I really hoped I would have some sort of wonderful statement to make, but I don’t. I keep thinking about it, reviewing my notes, and hoping that something will come to my mind that will make a great blog post – but it’s not happening!
So, I made my first official sketchnote.
What I learned about sketchnoting –
- I should have made a different note for each session
- It would be easier to make as the session is going along
- I’m a natural doodler, so I’m loving the idea of sketchnoting!