Category Archives: New learner skills

“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”

For many people the word “learning” is synonymous with studying, lessons, classes, etc – because that is how we have been conditioned to believe how “learning” happens. We think back to how we learned at school with a teacher, who took us through a topic step by step, in a logical way. It was the […]

New learners for the new economy

Kirsten Olsen, author of Wounded by School, describes twelve critical "habitudes" of learners in the new economy.  New learners … Are highly adaptive Ask great questions Are curious about everything/p> Have a broad knowledge base that they are always expanding. Are good at seeing patterns Are team players who share what they know willingly and […]