Cultivating a Learning Culture, Part 3: Lifelong Learning in the Workplace

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This week, we’ll wrap up some introductory posts on lifelong learning by including ways to cultivate this learning culture in the workplace. (If this is your first time reading a post from The Lifelong Learner, you may want to start here.) We’ve started by looking at ways to promote lifelong learning in our own lives and within our families. But …

Cultivating a Learning Culture, Part 2: Lifelong Learning in the Home

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A few weeks ago, when attempting to define lifelong learning, I mentioned a walk on the beach and a smartphone inquiry to discover what organisms (a.k.a. “blobby circles”) were dotting the shoreline. My husband was the star lifelong learner there, answering the inevitable “what is that?” question with the honest “no idea—let’s find out” invitation. Granted, the beach is not …

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Cultivating a Learning Culture, Part 1: It Starts with You

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The first post of “The Lifelong Learner” blog explored the meaning behind this familiar phrase. But claiming to be a lifelong learner is easier than putting it into practice. Like most lifestyles or habits we want to adopt, it takes practice. It takes intentionality. It takes a mindset that, in this case, fosters a love of learning and a willingness …

Lifelong Learning: A Lifestyle Defined

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Lifelong learner: anyone connected to education has probably heard this term thrown around from time to time. I know I use it to describe myself (after all, it’s pretty fun to say!) when trying to sum up my goals and my roles in life—more on that later. But what does it mean to be a lifelong learner? Aside from an …