My first introduction to the term “lifelong learning” came during a meeting to develop a new mission statement for the high school where I taught. Someone suggested that our motto should be “creating lifelong learners.” Honestly, I was not 100% certain what was meant by that; however, I thought it was a nice idea and eventually we adopted this as part of our mission statement.

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