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The 7 Bona Fide Best Sites for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking Skills

Critical Thinking – It’s Elementary! Given the current sociopolitical environment (at least in the United States), it seems like many of us would benefit from understanding how to improve

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Teaching Sells

That’s what Copyblogger Brian Clark says, and I believe him. Both because it has been true in my own career and because I have been a member of his Teaching Sells program since it launched nearly

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12 Ways to Find Extra Time for Learning

The human mind is wired to be learning all the time – even during significant parts of the time when we are asleep – but with all the noise, distractions, and interruptions of modern life, it can

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What Are Your Top 5 Web Learning Tools?

While speaking at a conference over the weekend, I noted that I haven’t participated in a lot of formal professional development over the past few years. Maybe I’ve attended a class, workshop, or conference

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Learn to Tweet, Tweet to Learn

I’ve become increasingly fond of Twitter as a tool in my learning mix. I use it as one way of making notes on my travels across the Web and sharing them with others. I also use the hashtag functionality

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Skype: A Visual Explanation

A while back I highlighted a visual explanation of the global financial crisis created by Say It Visually! The company has recently released a “visual explanation” of Skype, the popular Internet telephony

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25 Free Online Resources and Web Apps for Lifelong Learners

The Internet has made the lifelong pursuit of knowledge easier for nearly everyone in the world. There are tons of websites dedicated to providing free courses, reference books, education apps, and other

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Ten Tools for Tracking a Topic or Issue

There is a fair amount of buzz out there these days about tracking your brand or reputation online. Individuals and companies are increasingly trying to keep tabs on what is being said about them on the

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