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87 Days ’til 40: The Educational PROCESS

Today I watched the following video about education: Education as a Process!

I LOVE this video!  It is so simple, yet so true.  Education is not about arriving at a destination, education is a PROCESS that, when participated in correctly, should last a lifetime.  Yet, we approach education as though there is an end point.  My partner often refers to how anti-climactic the educational process was.  She was completely convinced (as a young person) that when she obtained her PhD she would feel as though she had “arrived.”  However, when the time actually arrived and her degree was granted, she realized that she knew “a lot about nothing.”  She was disappointed.  In her case, she also had a doctorate in a field that was hard to transfer into a job, something she had not thought about while on that higher education train. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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158 Days ’til 40: Impossible Possibilities

 

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!  ~ Audrey Hepburn

It always seems impossible until its done. ~ Nelson Mandela

Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. ~ Doug Larson

I love those who yearn for the impossible. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ St. Francis of Assisi Read the rest of this entry »

 

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