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Self-Directed Learning for Teachers and Kids


How to create your own self-directed learning environment with free online services. Do you have personal learning network(PLN)? Or, maybe it’s only personal information network. The web has small pieces of loosely joined. How to structure your learning effectively? This is a presentation for all life-long learners.

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The future belongs to those who take charge of their own learning (by Jane Hart)

Once upon a time (as all good fairy tales start) employees had a job for life. Having left school or college you could start work for an organization and remain there for your whole professional life. The company would provide you with all the training you needed, give you all the promotions you deserved and then at your retirement, reward your long service with the gift of a clock or a gold watch.

But things have changed; there is no longer such a thing as a job for life, and nowadays when you work for an organization they are only likely to provide you with the minimum training you require to get started and carry out your basic duties, together with all the necessary regulatory/compliance/statutory/ mandatory training….

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“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
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