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Choosing to Learn – Learning to Choose

Can you remember being born? No? That’s because beings like us (persons – consciousnesses – selves) aren’t born fully developed. We are cumulatively learned. The differences between ourselves as infants and our current selves, including everything we know and think, everything we believe, and everything we are able to do – all those vast differences […]

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Other Words for Learning: Neuroplasticity?

Neuroplasticity describes the changeability of the brain’s neuro-cellular materiality. It asserts that neural connections, like plastic, are not immutable; under the right conditions, they can be reformed and repurposed.  But, this is where the term can mislead us. Plastic has no agency. It’s inert. Change happens to it. There is no being. No participation. Unlike […]

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Re: What Is It About the Human Brain That Makes Us Smarter Than Other Animals?

I share this article from “Neuroscience News” because it’s a good summary of interesting neuroscience, and because, like my prior post: “Sound In the Womb Provides Sound Learning Benefits“, it’s another example of how even neuroscience obscures the role of learning in our lives. First a bit of history. In early 2014, I encountered a […]

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Sound In the Womb Provides Sound Learning Benefits

This fascinating post outlines the temporal dynamics and training wheels’-like benefit-effects of initially learning the gross and fuzzies before learning to differentiate the more extensive, intense, subtle, and nuanced. However,  I share this because it is yet another example of how our common language obfuscates the role of learning in our lives. “Early Sound Exposure […]

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Stewarding Healthy Learning for Parents

This video is the closing summary from David Boulton’s Fathers and Families International Conference talk on March 9th, 2022 Event Description: Learning is not just one of the things children do. Everything children do, in every of moment life, involves learning; every movement, every emotion, every thought, every word, and every belief. Babies LEARN to […]

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Artificial Learning

Understanding the difference between natural and artificial modes of learning is critical to effective parenting and teaching.

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Learning to learn in the future

Driven by snowballing advances in science and technology, the world is rapidly becoming profoundly unlike any world any human has ever lived in. What should kids learn today in order to be healthy, happy, and prosperous 20 years from now? Because the future is so uncertain, nothing they can learn today is more important than […]

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The Challenge of Change

Today’s children will live their adult lives in a world profoundly unlike any world any humans have ever lived in. What must we do today to prepare them for life in a future we can no longer predict? What is more important to their futures than how well they can learn when they get there? […]

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Growth Mindset. Really?

I have long had concerns about the “Growth Mindset” movement. I have a sense that it’s well-intentioned and kindred in some ways, but that it is in danger of becoming yet another fad – another protocol that ends up deemphasizing first-person learning because of how it pushes what to believe. About a week ago  I […]

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We Must Redefine Learning!

Redefining Learning – Curiosity Invited Clip

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