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Prepare to Be Assimilated – The Summer of the Big Brain

Could it be that, in some sense, the point of evolution has been to create these social brains, and maybe even to weave them into a giant, loosely organized planetary brain? Once upon a time, the idea

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Some Wise Learning Insights From a 12-Year Old

I’ve been focused more and more lately on how we learn. This has led me to re-read Stephen Pinker’s How the Mind Works, which – whether you ultimately agree with Pinker’s views

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Social Media Explained Visually

If you are reading Mission to Learn, chances are good that you already feel comfortable with the whole social media thing. But maybe not. Or maybe you are always on the lookout for new ways to explain

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Collaboration and Learning – What Are Your Examples?

A while back Karen Schweitzer did a guest post here titled 15 Free Online Collaboration Tools and Apps. Karen is skilled at writing popular posts, but even so, I have been surprised at how much traffic

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Who are your content curators?

I reference the concept of “curation” – something done by a content curator – a lot here on Mission to Learn as well as in other places I write and speak. So, I thought it would

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Learners of the Conference, Unite!

I was gearing up to head to DC for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) annual Technology Conference today when word came that the event had been canceled. Snow has pretty much shut down

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Two Brief Lessons from the Mile High Learning Club

I do some of my best learning when I am settled in at 35,000 feet. I read. I tap into the large store of iPod learning content I keep on hand. I think (although it may look like I’m sleeping). Sometimes

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7 Ways the Internet is Improving Our Writing

It’s easy to think that the world’s writing is going to hell via short messages and tweets, but Clive Thompson has an interesting piece in Wired this month (recommended) – based on the work of Stanford

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