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TeachThought.com has a series of posts about self-directed learning by Terry Heick and the staff, well worth a read! “
“Learning is most effective when it’s personalised; it means something to the learner. That happens when people feel they are participants and investors in their own learning, shaping what and how they learn, and able to articulate its value to them.” — Leadbeater, Charles
Famous Self-Taughts (Autodidacts): Leonardo Da Vinci, William Blake, Herb Rits (in addition to Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, John D. Rockefeller, and many others)
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Definitely well worth a read
It is interesting how few classroom teachers and administrators are aware of what self-directed learning is. SDL is an imperative for our children.
You can't teach someone how to learn. You can give them helpful tips and advice, but a single structure for education is not going to work for everyone. It's so much harder for people to learn their true potential, to reach their goals, when they're only shown a single path to them. You show them the path through the forest, but what if there's a rock face nearby that also leads up to where they want to go, and what if they happen to be a fantastic rock climber? It just makes more sense to show someone a map if you can, instead of directing them towards only one path.
Choosing the right printing paper, will make your projects look professional and will save you money and time.
Regardless of what your project is, whether you are working at home or an office, buying the right printer paper is as important as choosing the right ink and designing projects using the right software.
Two million passwords have been stolen, compromising accounts at Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, Yahoo and ADP.
You might want to change your password. Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others.
If you're looking to bring on a CEO, you might want to think twice before hiring somebody who already has that title.
Editors' Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a Dec. 3 guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here.
Threadless churns out dozens of new items a month -- with no advertising, no professional designers, no sales force and no retail distribution. And it's never produced a flop.
The startup that @MIT legend Eric von Hippel called a "perfect example" of a new way of thinking about innovation.
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Even a single depressed employee can have a devastating effect on a small business. And entrepreneurs themselves are hardly immune.
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Autopsies on Paul Walker and Roger Rodas have corroborated what many people believed: Rodas was the driver in the crash; Walker was the passenger.