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Aural Learning 101
Lifelong Learner
Aural Learning 101

Welcome to our What Type Of Learner Am I? series! With each post, we’ll explore one of the eight different learning styles, so you can better support these folks in your life or explore new ways to learn. In...

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My Path Into Education
Lifelong Learner
My Path Into Education

There’s a Chinese proverb that states, “Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” Throughout my life, education has been a cornerstone of my experience, and using my gifts to change the ...

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Visual Learning 101
Lifelong Learner
Visual Learning 101

Welcome to our What Type Of Learner Am I? series! With each post, we’ll explore one of the eight different learning styles, so you can better support these folks in your life or explore new ways to learn. Y...

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An Open Letter to Educators in 2021
Lifelong Learner
An Open Letter to Educators in 2021

To educators, It’s impossible for those who are not in your position to understand what you’ve experienced over the past year. We have all had such vastly different responses to COVID-19, some of us encourag...

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5 Ideas for New Skills to Learn in 2021
Lifelong Learner
5 Ideas for New Skills to Learn in 2021

Personal development is one of those things that rarely happens naturally. Barring major life events that generate growth, it’s important for people to seek out new experiences, new skill sets, and new knowl...

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What We Learned in 2020 - And Looking Ahead
Lifelong Learner Magical Stories
What We Learned in 2020 - And Looking Ahead

2020 has taught us all a lot of lessons. When I rang in the new year last year, it’s safe to say that I couldn’t have predicted all of the twists and turns the next 365 days would bring, because they were so...

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3 Things I've Learned Since Starting Grasshopper Goods
Lifelong Learner
3 Things I've Learned Since Starting Grasshopper Goods

I didn’t know that I would start a small business. My entire career was built around education, as a teacher first, then a tenured professor who teaches teachers. I saw academia as my career path, and my mor...

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What Type of Learner Are You?
Lifelong Learner
What Type of Learner Are You?

I’ve spoken often about how important it is to be a lifelong learner, someone who continuously pursues new information and new skill sets in every stage of life. But - what if learning hasn’t come easily to ...

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Why It's Worth it to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Lifelong Learner Travel
Why It's Worth it to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Comfort zones are just that - a cozy little corner of the world that you’ve created, where you can feel safe and retreat in times of need. They’re important. We all need that soft place to land when things g...

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Should I Go Back to School?
Lifelong Learner
Should I Go Back to School?

Grad school can feel like the next logical step for many people after receiving their undergraduate degree, while for others the decision of whether or not to pursue another level of education may come at a ...

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6 Habits to Become a Lifelong Learner
Lifelong Learner
6 Habits to Become a Lifelong Learner

We have a passion for education around here at Grasshopper Goods, and I guess that all starts with my background in the field. I’ve spent years working in education, first with special education students in ...

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The Grasshopper Goods 2020 Summer Reading List
Lifelong Learner
The Grasshopper Goods 2020 Summer Reading List

Is there anything better than a summer vacation? When I’m given the opportunity to turn on my OOO for a week or two, I’m likely packing our bags with a few novels off my “to-read” pile and heading out on a t...

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