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Mind Mapping for Girl Scouts
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Facilitating today: April 8, 2014 Jan Oestreich Betsy Connell
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•Introductions/Background context •Who’s here and what’s your experience •Guidelines and examples •Personal application - putting together a presentation •Group application •Takeaways
• • • • Describe Mind Mapping method Summarize various Mind Mapping applications Discuss 3 Mind Mapping Applications in work and in life Practice Mind Mapping using specialized software
Write 1-2 words you associate with the concept of mind mapping…..
is a diagram used to visually outline information. A mind map is often created around a single word or text, placed in the center, to which associated ideas, words and concepts are added.
The case for creativity…
Breakout Discussion 1 —Say hello 2 —Share: your experience with mindmapping (how you’ve used it; where it was useful) 3 —What do you hope to get out of today’s webinar Take 8 minutes Be ready to share some highlights of your discussion
Mind Mapping Applications Practical
• • • • • • • • Exploring thoughts, beliefs and assumptions Planning Organizing Creative Thinking Making Associations Gaining Insights Life Planning Personal Growth
What are some more?
Mind Mapping Applications Exploratory
• • • • • • • • • • • • Note-Taking To-do lists Capturing information in meetings, lectures Preparing for meetings Projects Designs or reviews Creating Agendas Planning a party or event Presentation Team Meetings Moving to a new place Decorating a room Learning
What are some more?
Conceptual Introduction to Mind Mapping 13
Mind Mapping Guidelines
• • • • • • • Begin with your image/idea/topic, in the center Write down whatever thought comes into your head in whatever order it comes to you Draw branches for new thoughts, dimensions or topics Draw sub branches to cluster related thoughts Create simple labels *Look for Connections* Speed over neatness!
Mind Map Guidelines 15
Traditional “Outline” approach 1) Topic = Favorite Vacation spot “Ocean City, NJ”
What’s the first thing I should cover?
Your favorite vacation spot
Create your own version of this on a piece of paper
• • • • • • Tell us about your map What surprised you?
Did any connections take you by surprise?
How many “new” thoughts emerged?
What did you learn?
What will you do next with the information in your map?
Now let’s work on a map together:
Girl-Led Trip Planning!
• • The cookie sale was successful—the girls want to use the profits to take a trip 15 girls: Cadette/Senior Girl Scouts What do they need to do?
Sample Mind Map of this course 25
Wrap-Up & Commitments
When you are ready, use the talk button or chat box to tell us your response to one of the questions below… 1. Why would you create a Mind Map?
2. How could this concept help in your work?
3. What upcoming task could you use this tool to accomplish?
Jan Oestreich Betsy Connell