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Enough With the 'Lifelong Learning' Already

Enough With the 'Lifelong Learning' Already | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Lifelong learning: That tired phrase accomplishes little and means less.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, January 27, 2014 12:43 PM

Instilling curiosity or love of learning? 

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 27, 2014 1:36 PM

In our classrooms, learning is always happening. That is important because it extends beyond the classroom. With few exceptions, one cannot live without learning. The key is what learning do we want to happen? Life long learning seems self-evident and does not have to repeated.

Jacopo Magnotta's curator insight, December 27, 2014 9:44 AM

enought with the lifelong learning

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Lessons From Sun Tzu: How to Use Military Strategy to Build Better Habits

Lessons From Sun Tzu: How to Use Military Strategy to Build Better Habits | Good Advice | Scoop.it
The teachings of Sun Tzu extend far beyond the field of battle. His approaches can be applied to everything from business growth and goal setting to weight loss and habit formation.
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Does the language we speak affect how we think?

Does the language we speak affect how we think? | Good Advice | Scoop.it
If you speak a language that doesn’t mark the future tense, are you less likely to think of the long term consequences of your actions? If you speak a language that assigns gender to inanimate objects, do you also ascribe gender-stereotypical qualities … Continue reading →
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Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft Subject of New Penn State Course -- THE Journal

Teaching with Call of Duty, World of Warcraft Subject of New Penn State Course -- THE Journal | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Forget about hunting down just the right educational game for your students. Let them use the games they already love — Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Call of Duty — and then untangle how those can be fit into the learning goals you have for them. Figuring out how to do that as a teacher is the focus of a new course at Penn State.
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7 Ways to Find the Answer to "What Should I Do With My Life?"

7 Ways to Find the Answer to "What Should I Do With My Life?" | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Here are seven ways, inspired by Quora, to figure out what you should do with your life and what career path you should follow.
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The Entire History of the World

The Entire History of the World | Good Advice | Scoop.it
This “Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. (The David Rumsey Map Collection hosts a fully zoomable version here.)

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How to Achieve What Matters Most

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For most of my life, I have impulsively jumped into new projects. I want to do it all. Mixing this inclination with a lack of follow through led to a long list of unfinished goals
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Jane Savoie: Change Your Attitude

Once we are at a horse show there is very little that you have control over, but there is one VERY important thing you do have control over! In this video Ja...
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You can't control the things around you. But you can control yourself.

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Teenager Wins $400,000 For His Video Explaining Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Teenager Wins $400,000 For His Video Explaining Einstein's Theory of Relativity | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Still baffled by Einstein’s theory of relativity, or even the parts in the movie Interstellar when everyone experiences time differently? Well, this teenager’s explanation of special relativity even gives Carl Sagan a run for his money.

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10 Ways You Can Start Boosting Your Confidence (and Feeling Better) Today

10 Ways You Can Start Boosting Your Confidence (and Feeling Better) Today | Good Advice | Scoop.it

1. Fake it til you make it.

2. Dress the part.

3. Create a positive network.

4. Be prepared.

5. Fix something small.

6. Exercise

7. Educate yourself.

8. Participate in community service.

9. Clean

10. Set reminders.

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A Simple Formula for Changing Our Behavior

A Simple Formula for Changing Our Behavior | Good Advice | Scoop.it
It doesn’t come naturally.
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1. Identify the problem. 2. State what needs to happen. 3.Offer to help.

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5 Habits That Will Instantly Make You Feel Better | Daniel Ally | LinkedIn

5 Habits That Will Instantly Make You Feel Better | Daniel Ally | LinkedIn | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Think about your daily habits--Does it make you or break you? The difference between who you are and who you want to be will be in your habits. When
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Agnes Ng's curator insight, October 15, 2015 10:12 PM

Get into the flow of developing these habits to become better.

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The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! | Big Think

The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! | Big Think | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Psychological Science in the Public Interest evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson says it’s ‘very likely’ the universe is a simulation | ExtremeTech

Neil deGrasse Tyson says it’s ‘very likely’ the universe is a simulation | ExtremeTech | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a debate at which he and several other scientists expressed support for the idea that w
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Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. | Good Advice | Scoop.it
When it comes to getting things done and making progress in the areas that are important to you, there is a much better way to do things.
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Learn for a lifetime - starting today!

Learn for a lifetime - starting today! | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Starting in the teenage years, your learning becomes increasingly self-directed. People rightly expect you to pick up the reins of your own education, and that’s often where many young people run into trouble. After years of being told what to learn (and how to learn it), we’re suddenly thrust into the driver’s seat, and it’s easy to struggle.

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5 Secrets to Building Willpower, According to an FBI Agent Who Did It

5 Secrets to Building Willpower, According to an FBI Agent Who Did It | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Willpower is something you can build up throughout your career. A former FBI shares her secrets for doing it, including meditation, persistence, and more.
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We Can't Have Comedy and Be Politically Correct at the Same Time | Big Think

We Can't Have Comedy and Be Politically Correct at the Same Time | Big Think | Good Advice | Scoop.it
The essence of comedy is being critical, says John Cleese, and that means causing offense sometimes. But we shouldn't protect everyone from experiencing negative emotions by enforcing political correctness.
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5 Habits Mentally Tough People Embrace Every Day

5 Habits Mentally Tough People Embrace Every Day | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Read our career advice article, 5 Habits Mentally Tough People Embrace Every Day
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How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDxMalibu

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributo...
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KEY: There's 5 things. Two of them are about yourself. The other three are about other people.

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Infographic: Why Millennials Are Losing Interest in Banks | Adweek

Infographic: Why Millennials Are Losing Interest in Banks | Adweek | Good Advice | Scoop.it
Millennials have a reputation for favoring borrowing over buying—they'd rather rent homes and lease cars than take on mortgages or car loans. Now, members of the borrower generation say they're straying from the largest likely lender: banks.
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180 Seconds is All You Need to Change Your Procrastinating Ways Forever

180 Seconds is All You Need to Change Your Procrastinating Ways Forever | Good Advice | Scoop.it

"... what if you only had three minutes to work on it? Three minutes to take some kind of action, any action? And here’s where the three-minute procrastination solution comes to life."

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The Apothecary Spa's curator insight, October 26, 2015 3:11 PM

That is a bold statement, however perhaps by creating the sense of urgency, there is a way to get things moving. 

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The 15-Minute Morning Routine That Turned Me Into an Idea Machine - The Muse

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Read our career guidance article, The 15-Minute Morning Routine That Turned Me Into an Idea Machine - The Muse: This writing exercise will change the way you s...
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