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Research says …

Never totally trust this phrase. Who did the research? How much experience did they have, and what biases – from cognitive to selection to sampling to publication – may have been involved? Who

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10 Ways to Exercise Your Human Right to Learn

How deeply do you appreciate – and take advantage of – the freedom you have to learn and grow continually? This post was originally written for Blog Action Day when the focus was on human

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5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

 If you are like me, you probably take it for granted that consciously engaging in lifelong learning is worth it, well, just because. You are intrinsically motivated to learn and therefore don’t

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Imagine. Just Imagine.

We’ve still got a lot to learn, eh? Rest in peace, John. (John Lennon, October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980) (Click through if you don’t see the video)

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4 Essential Attitudes for Successful Lifelong Learners

A guest post by John Dewey Some attitudes may be named…which are central in effective intellectual ways of dealing with subject matter. Among the most important are directness, open-mindedness, single-mindedness

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Putting Civic Literacy to the Test

I was reading a Hal Crowther‘s article on how America is losing its conscience, brain, and heart when I noted mention of a study by the National Civic Literacy Board.  A few Googly-seconds later

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The Bottle Ain’t No Friend of Mine: Blog Action Day 2010

It’s time again for Blog Action Day, the annual initiative by Change.org to get bloggers around the world to focus their attention on a single issue. This time around, the focus is on water, a substance

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We the People? Not so much when it comes to reading the Constitution!

Only 28% of people 18 years and older living in the United States indicated they’d read the entire U.S. Constitution in response to a telephone survey conducted by the Center for the Constitution at

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