Catherine Lombardozzi, Ed.D.

Making learning a habit

By |2021-09-14T20:03:20+00:00September 14th, 2021|Book Reviews, Self-Directed Learning|

If you read into the background of notable people who are exemplary lifelong learners, you can find some common ground  – they read quite a bit, they set goals, they experiment, they cultivate curiosity, they schedule time for learning projects (rise early, set aside time before bed), they walk or exercise when they need to [...]

The Extended Mind

By |2021-05-25T16:10:43+00:00May 25th, 2021|Book Reviews, Learning Theory|

Annie Murphy Paul’s new book, The Extended Mind: The power of thinking outside the brain, is an enlightening exploration of how we use extra-neural resources to “focus more intently, comprehend more deeply, and create more imaginatively.” Drawing from theories and research around embodied cognition, situated cognition, and distributed cognition, Paul explains and illustrates the ways [...]

Two lies about work

By |2019-10-31T03:02:14+00:00September 19th, 2019|Book Reviews, Learning Culture|

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hearing Ashley Goodall speak at an event sponsored by PSPS (Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy). He is co-author, with Marcus Buckingham, of Nine Lies About Work: A freethinking leader’s guide to the real world. He came well-prepared with common-sense questions, research-based counterpoints to widespread misconceptions, inspiring examples of [...]

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