Seasons of a Self-directed Learning Journey

Ukulele and music for Turn turn turn. LisaNalbone.com

 

To everything (turn, turn, turn)

There is a season (turn, turn, turn)

And a time to every purpose, under heaven….

 

This photo from 4 years ago turned up in my Facebook timeline this morning.

 

Learning to play ukulele, playing and singing with other people, has been a challenging and rewarding self-directed learning project for me. And there have been seasons – when I first started I was excitedly practicing every day and meeting with my mostly homeschool mom friends weekly with our matching blue dolphin ukes. We went to Uke Festivals and workshops. I was so excited I wrote a song and created a photo series I call Dr. Uke says…to show what songs I was working on and how I was feeling. The group was evolving, I started working on the books, and mom’s illness progressed. The season and my learning journey shifted.   

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What’s the Secret to Supporting Self-directed Learners?

 

If you’re a parent who wasn’t homeschooled, you probably find yourself wondering,

“How can I help my child be a self-directed learner when that’s not how I learned?”           

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LifeSPARKS Books Provide Inspiration and Tools for Lifelong Learning

LifeSPARKS Books at LisaNalbone.com

Who are the LifeSPARKS books  for?

These books are for you if you want to shift your mindsets and approach to learning in order to joyfully navigate the circumstances, surprises, and transitions in life –whether you are a parent, teacher, caregiver, or young adult in high school or college, or nearing retirement and wondering “what next?”

Read on to see what each book includes.

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