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What’s It Take to Be an Effective Free Range Learner?

Are you a free range learner? If you are reading this post, then chances are pretty high that you are. You probably like to read. You are probably constantly consuming content from a variety of devices

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A Bad Start to Lifelong Learning?

Is our desire to be engaged, effective lifelong learners beaten down, if not killed outright by the time we leave high school? That may be too bleak a conclusion to draw, but the findings of a recent Gallup

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Free Download of 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner

This was a limited time offer. The free Kindle download is no longer available. You can, however, get a free PDF version of the book by subscribing to Mission to Learn in any of the subscription boxes

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How will you teach yourself to fly?

I wrote this a while back on December 17, the anniversary of the Wright Brother’s first flight. I have a particular affection for that event for a number of reasons. It took place at Kitty Hawk,

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10 Educational Gift Ideas for the Lifelong Learners in Your Life

Whether for a holiday or a birthday, most of us have to come up with gifts to give at multiple times throughout the year. As you might guess, my bias is to give gifts with some educational value to them.

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How We Learn – A Conversation with Monisha Pasupathi

Dr. Monisha Pasupathi, a psychology professor at the University of Utah and star of the Teaching Company course How We Learn, was one of the people I interviewed as part of writing Leading the Learning

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How to Become a Reflection Ninja: After Action Reviews

Back in the heyday of buzz about “the learning organization” as a concept, David Garvin wrote about the Army’s practice of After Action Reviews (AARs).  The practice is deceptively simple,

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Found Wisdom #2 – Cow Leash

A shot from travels in Thailand long ago. Perhaps just the thing for the aspiring backyard rancher. – Jeff P.S. – This is part of my Found Wisdom series. If you come across “found wisdom”

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