Is this how people thing we learn?

I recently had my first experience on the other side of chat2lrn last Thursday with a co-authored guest post and questions with Mark Britz. I’ll start off by saying it was an amazing experience. But then again what experience with Chat2lrn isn’t amazing? I approached the chat2lrn crew with the topic Learned Helplessness of Learning.…

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Cuba Diver Being Curious

With all the thinking about self-directed learning and learned helplessness of learning lately, I can’t help to think that curiosity needs to be turned back on. Somewhere between 4th and 8th grade formal education turned the switch of curiosity off to create the expectation that information is delivered to you. There’s a few anomalies to this…

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Sheep Being Social

It’s been a few weeks since I first wrote about Learned Helplessness in Learning but it hasn’t once left my mind. Even last week had some familiar mentions of it but without the name. What I gathered from DevLearn Tweets during Neil deGrasse Tyson’s keynote was that he spoke in part that kids are born…

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Explore: You're Not Alone

Since reading Mark Britz post It’s All Training Until It Isn’t and related post Learned (Learning) Helplessness many thoughts have been stirring in my head. Before I lost the ideas these posts and the term “learned helplessness” stirred in my head, I wanted to write down a story I was reminded of. It’s a story of how…

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