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Links to Lift Your Learning

Issue 1 – August 10, 2020 I’ve become very irregular about sending out Mission to Learning e-mails. So, in case you are wondering how you ended up on the receiving end of this one, it is because

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What is unlearning and what does it require?

I’ve defined learning before as “…the lifelong process of transforming information and experience into knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes.” I stick by this definition, but I’ve also

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5 Tips for Attending a Virtual Conference (and Getting Real Value)

I’ve written before about how to get the most out of a traditional face-to-face conference, but more and more people are seeing the benefit – and, in many cases, necessity – of attending

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The 7 Archenemies of Learning

These are: Excess Perhaps most blatantly seen these days in our excessive consumption of information via the Internet. The constant clicking and needless mental processing doesn’t allow enough space

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Are you showing your work?

A lot of learning happens the hard way or – much worse – is lost because people don’t do a good job of showing their work. They don’t document how they got from point A to point B in performing

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Learning vs Education – The Difference and Why It Matters

I too often read articles or hear people talk about “learning” when what they are clearly referring to is education. The two are not the same, and I believe that recognizing and appreciating the difference

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This Is Learning

If you woke up this morning and looked around, you were learning. In fact, there’s plenty of research to suggest that you were learning even before you woke up. As you make your way through the

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Are kids really more creative than adults?

One of the most popular TED Talks of all time is Sir Ken Robinson’s Do School’s Kill Creativity? It’s highly entertaining, thought provoking, and I confess I have watched it many times. But

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