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Lifelong Learning for Existential Learners

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Dear readers, it has been a joy exploring ways we learn differently over the past few months. And now it’s time for the last blog post of this series. As we have used Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences as a guide for this blog, I mentioned last week that when Gardner got started, there were only seven: interpersonal, intrapersonal, kinesthetic, visual/spatial, …

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Lifelong Learning for Naturalist Learners

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As we have been exploring ways in which we learn differently, we have looked at seven different categories thus far, using Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences as a guide. And when Gardner got started, those were the original seven: interpersonal, intrapersonal, kinesthetic, visual/spatial, verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, and musical. But after these seven were presented, explored, and discussed, two more were added to …

Lifelong Learning for Musical Learners

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We’re nearing the end of exploring ways in which we learn differently, both in the classroom and throughout our lives as lifelong learners. So let’s keep learning about learners—whether we find them in the classroom, workplace, or living room. Let’s introduce our musical learners. Even at a young age, these learners may be living with an internal soundtrack playing in …

Lifelong Learning for Logical/Mathematical Learners

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Summary of the past few weeks: we learn differently. Which means we live differently as lifelong learners. So let’s keep learning about learners—whether we find them in the classroom, workplace, or living room. Time to meet logical/mathematical learners. “This doesn’t make sense.” We’ve all heard this comment before. Sometimes, it means that someone is having difficulty learning a new concept. …

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Lifelong Learning for Verbal/Linguistic Learners

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Summary of the past few weeks: we learn differently. Which means we live differently as lifelong learners. So let’s keep learning about learners—whether we find them in the classroom, workplace, or living room. Let’s read about verbal/linguistic learners. She takes notes—and enjoys it. He’ll sit happily through a lecture on the rhetoric of Abraham Lincoln. They’ll be content during a …

Lifelong Learning for Interpersonal Learners

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I hope you’ve been enjoying this series of discovering how we learn differently. Have you “met” yourself yet? Most likely, you’ll see a little bit of yourself in several of these intelligences or learning styles. Or put another way, you’ll see several of these styles in yourself. But there are more to go! Today, we’re meeting the interpersonal learner. Say …

Lifelong Learning for Visual/Spatial Learners

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It’s time again to learn more about how we learn differently. Have you been learning more about your spouse? kids? students? yourself? All of the above, I hope. And more than that, I hope you’ve been finding practical ways to encourage lifelong learning for yourself as well as for others. This time: visual/spatial learners. Let me draw you a picture. …

Lifelong Learning for Kinesthetic Learners

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Hey, lifelong learners, let’s press on. We’re continuing to learn how we learn differently and how that applies to our lifestyle of lifelong learning. As you read the next few posts, I hope you ask yourself these questions: Is this how I learn? What tips can I take to enhance my learning? Whom do I know who learns this way? How can I …

Lifelong Learning for Different Learners

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Hello, lifelong learner. If you’ve been following The Lifelong Learner on CPH EDU, you probably realize that we’re beginning a new chapter today. After a short series of introductory posts defining lifelong learning and providing ideas for nurturing this culture in your own environment, I’d like to explore deeper an aspect of learning I’ve hinted about before: Learners learn differently. …