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Top 10 Posts on Mission to Learn in 2011 – and Some Personal Favorites

In 2011, more than a quarter million unique visitors landed here on Mission to Learn. I’d like to thank everyone of them, and also highlight some of the resources that were most popular among them.

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10 Ways to Be a Better Learner: No. 7 – Be Accountable

Note: This post has been updated and incorporated into 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – an essential read for the serious lifelong learner. I’m rounding third and heading for home with

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Nobody tells this to people

My wife forwarded me this quote from Ira Glass. It resonated with me, as I am sure it will with many readers here. I thought it also would serve as a nice complement to my previous post on deliberate

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Happy Birthday, Bob

I don’t have much time to write this morning, but I could not let the day pass without acknowledging the 70th birthday of Bob Dylan. It would be hard to name another complete stranger who has had

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Can you learn to save the world by playing games?

Somewhere along the way I began to write less about games here on Mission to Learn, but my interest in them as an approach to learning has never faded, and after seeing the Jane McGonigal video below it

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How does your learning light shine?

I write a fair amount here on Mission to Learn about focused learning; about things like carving out time for learning, setting goals, concentrating, practicing, and reflecting. These are all necessary

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How to Improve Concentration and Focus

I’ve written about a range of habits related to learning, but one I have not yet covered is concentration – perhaps because I find it among the hardest of habits to truly master. I’m as apt as

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Or the Importance of Setting Learning Goals

There is a part of me that resists the whole idea of setting goals for lifelong learning. With the world of tests and degrees behind me for the most part, I welcome the opportunity to be a dabbler, a dilettante,

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