“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.” ~Albert Einstein
Real and meaningful learning is a creative process. Skills and knowledge cannot be downloaded like computer software, they must be acquired and mastered– through long-term application, experimentation and effort.
Those who have studied successful skill mastery describe a common process that is followed, one that requires practice, effort, patience and deep concentration. This is as true for basketball, chemistry and guitar playing as it is for cooking, painting, karate, engineering, parenting and brain surgery.
Take the example of language learning. All children are born with the natural ability to…
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