Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Have you tried to "Learn to Learn" or "Teach to Learn"

We all learn different things in life. Sometimes we make use of this learning or sometimes we just do something that is different from what we have learnt.

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It is important to learn/teach how to learn apart from understanding the content. In the fast changing world, what we learnt needs to be evolved or re-learnt. hence it is important to learn the art of learning rather than just the art of understanding. There is no denying of the fact that being a lifelong learner is more important to skillset to have in an adult rather than being just a learner.

Well a lot has been talked about this in different mediums. Here are some interesting collections

1. https://www.coursera.org/learn/learning-how-to-learn

The course provides a structured practical techniques that help you through what you need to do to get on track to learn difficult subjects. If you’ve ever wanted to become better at anything, this course serves as a good guide

2.  HBR article https://hbr.org/2016/03/learning-to-learn

This article talks about mental tools that anyone can develop to boost all four attributes—even those that are often considered fixed (aspiration, curiosity, and vulnerability).


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