Lifelong Kindergarten: How to learn like a kid

Mitchel Resnick is one of the most humane, accomplished and prolific creators of educational technology in the world, one of the co-creators of Logo and Lego Mindstorms, and founder the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group, where the open source, kid-friendly, open-ended Scratch software development tool was born; in a new book (also called “Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play”) Resnick analyzes the extraordinary successes that have emerged from his kid-centered view of learning with technology, sketching out a future in which kids program their classroom computers, not the other way around.

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Libraries promote Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is defined as learning that is pursued throughout our lives that can include formal and informal opportunities. It might be done to foster improvement of knowledge and skills and for reasons that relate to both personal interest and employment needs. The Greater Sudbury Public Library has many lifelong learning opportunities available for people of all ages and interests. Sometimes, it comes in the form of a book, but these days there are also many ways to get inspired and foster continuous self-development online.

Read full article here: http://www.thesudburystar.com/2017/10/01/watts-libraries-help-promote-lifelong-learning

Focus on Learning rather than being Entertained

Entertainment and distraction is the enemy of creation and learning. They will keep you in mediocrity.”

That is according to Anthony Moore, a blogger who helps people find success. Moore believes that your income, relationships, and success are determined by your learning.

He’s singing our song!

The quality of your learning and how much you invest in yourself directly determines the extent of your growth.

Read full article here: https://medium.com/the-mission/focus-on-learning-and-creating-rather-than-being-entertained-and-distracted-e6573de1bc84

Best way to help business thrive

We here all know lifelong learning is the method needed for individuals to keep building their career success, and for businesses to ensure they have highly trained employees. But how best to implement lifelong learning?

The answer? Apprenticeship Programs.

According to Anwar Ebrahim writing on www.aptaracorp.com, Apprenticeship programs can help considerably in reorganizing and enriching existing workforce development programs to make training more efficient and effective. Irrespective of the sector the business is in, there are multiple benefits that apprentices can bring to a business.

Read how here: http://www.aptaracorp.com/blog/lifelong-learning-help-businesses-thrive-and-keep-employees-engaged