The learner is at the heart of the process of self-directed learning. And the learner’s heart drives the process. Learners lead the process by determining what matters to them, their interests, curiosity and their goals, based on what is near and dear to their hearts. The heart must be full of trust that with questioning, … Read more What is Self-Directed Learning?
How can you be a self-directed learner? Ask yourself these questions: What? What do I want to learn? What are my goals? What are my next steps? What problem can I solve? What can I contribute? Why? Why does this matter to me and the world? Who? Who else is interested in this? Who might … Read more 24 Core Questions for Self-Directed Learners
Today when I saw several posts /tweets about feeling negative, frustrated or stuck, I could relate. No matter how wonderful life is, there is always room to grow. I’ve been in transition for the past few years, with my child heading out into the world and the new responsibilities of caring for my mom. Empty … Read more Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke
I’ve been working in the garden these past few days of unseasonal warmth and dryness. After two weeks of illness I really wanted to be out and moving in the sun. I wanted to DO something where I could immediately SEE the results. I started on the weeds: onethera, bermuda grass, morning glory, and … Read more Garden Epiphanies