There is a huge difference between knowing about a concept or process and really understanding it. This applies both to learning in school and in the real world, and applies to everything from finding out about marketing to studying the … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2014
Confusion is natural: don’t fight it – use it. It is quite natural to be confused or feel awkward when dealing with a new concept or skill. And it is quite natural to resent feeling confused. But the bottom line … Continue reading
Knowing something well enough to use in the real world is different from knowing it well enough to get a high score on a test. Tests play an important role, but the key to real world competence is to get … Continue reading
Software and Business A lot of people love lynda.com to learn software. I’ve been a big fan for several years. However, another site I love is creativelive.com. Similar to lynda.com, creativelive is more than just learning about software. They have classes that relate … Continue reading
Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of learning and guiding the learning of others, such as our kids, is that many of the “obvious” things to do sometimes just don’t work. They should. Everyone seems to agree. But they don’t. … Continue reading
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