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Learning to Fly: Aviation Education
“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin Learning to fly is more than just learning about how to operate airplanes or helicopters. Learning to fly is serendipitous to learning about the world around you; the weather, physics, electrical components, engines, and psychology. “In recent years, debate about the quality ofContinue reading “Learning to Fly: Aviation Education”
The other day I was asked If I was connected to “my people.” A long time ago, when I was six years old I attended a pow wow and was pushed to the earth because I was white. White boys weren’t allowed to dance, I was told. Then, at the age of 11, IContinue reading “Connection”
Creativity: Work vs. Talent
“Do not talk about giftedness, inborn talent! One can name great men of all kinds who were very little gifted. They acquired greatness, became “geniuses” (as we put it), through qualities the lack of which no one who knew what they were would boast of: they all possessed that seriousness of the efficient workman whichContinue reading “Creativity: Work vs. Talent”
Film, Television, & Media as an Educational Tool
A child keeps in their mind a register of the actions and conversations of those who are about them; every scene they are engaged in is a book, from which they insensibly enrich their memory, treasuring up their store till time shall ripen their judgement, and turn it into a profit. – Rousseau, Selections from Emilius TheContinue reading “Film, Television, & Media as an Educational Tool”