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Best Lifelong Learning Websites are Clean and Simple

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The only design trend that stands the test of time is simplicity. Refreshing, revamping and renovating websites can be a costly endeavor but lifelong learning and continuing education websites that hold up...

Conference Transformed Forever

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This year the LERN Annual Conference was changed forever.  Gen Yers and LERN leaders initiated the transition to a more engaged and active conference.  The new session formats were met with huge...

Program Review: Position Your Unit for Success

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Each year LERN performs more than 20 Program Reviews. A LERN Program Review is an informal review of your continuing education or lifelong learning unit. Attend a free, informational webinar – Program Review:...

Game On!

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The future of lifelong learning may very well be educational gaming. In a stunningly insightful and fun keynote before 700 LERN conference attendees, former Intel game developer Scott Crabtree reported on the...

How to Cultivate Your Creativity

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Everyone is creative but not everyone is effectively tapping into their creativity, says Senior LERN consultant Kassia Dellabough. Dellabough says tapping into your creativity is important because it helps improve problem-solving skills,...

The Youngest Attendee

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Here’s the youngest attendee, the oldest program represented, and the attendee who traveled the furthest: Youngest.   The youngest attendee at the big LERN conference was Aaron Swets, son of Christina Swets of the...

Gen Y Transforms Conference

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Gen Y LERN leaders on the Emerging Leaders Council were central in initiating, approving and doing the all-new Engaged Session format and other more interactive conference sessions that premiered this year. Some...

Sneak Preview

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The exciting agenda has been finalized for the big LERN Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, November 15-18, 2017. A sneak preview – the PDF of the final brochure – has been emailed....

All-New Summer Camps Webinars

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Our popular 4-webinar series on Summer Camps featuring top practitioners is back with all-new, advanced webinars with the latest updates. Camp season is in full swing but soon it will be time...