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10 Educational Gift Ideas for the Lifelong Learners in Your Life

Whether for a holiday or a birthday, most of us have to come up with gifts to give at multiple times throughout the year. As you might guess, my bias is to give gifts with some educational value to them.

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For creative problem solving, bust these 6 perceptual blocks

Often one of the main barriers to solving a problem is an inability to see the problem in a way that is likely to spark solutions. A source I return to again and again to help me with creative problem

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How to Journal – and Journaling Ideas – for Learning and Health

Many of us know someone who journals. Maybe we pride ourselves on our own journaling habits. And I’ll bet if you read enough biographies, you’ll find everyone from artists to scientists to executives

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How to Use the Method of Loci – The 2500-Year-Old Memory Hack

If you are a dedicated lifelong learner, then not being able to remember things – particularly things you’ve put a lot of effort into learning – can be really frustrating. So often, though, the

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Finding the Time to Learn

Issue 12 – October 2021 “Had we but world enough and time,” the poet Andrew Marvel famously wrote centuries ago. His mind wasn’t on learning per se, but his phrasing is easily transferable

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11 Best Online Collaboration Tools for Productivity and Learning

Did you know that several research studies have found a clear connection between collaborative learning and improved student performance? On top of that, the vast majority of our learning – whether

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Large Scale Learning and Change

Issue 11 – April 2021 This is an issue of the Mission to Learn newsletter. You can subscribe here. Most of my writing at Mission to Learn is focused on the individual learner – understanding

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Stopping As A Sign of Learning

Issue 10 – March 2021 Often the clearest evidence that we have learned – or at least that we are on the path of learning – is that we stop. Stop doing the things that damage our health. Stop

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