Rethinking public education in 2015 makes sense to Baby Boomers.
Rethinking mid-life, right now, is a much tougher sell to Boomers.
In either case, it is done to change the trajectory.
The 2nd best time to rethink was yesterday.
The best time is today.
Do something that scares you, or something you “absolutely don’t have time for”, like take a walk outside.
Ask, “Am I satisfied?”
A summary of how and why Finland is rethinking education is here.
(Summary: By 2020, Finland plans to phase out teaching individual subjects such as math, chemistry and physics, and instead teach students by ‘topics’ or broad phenomena, so that there’s no more question about “what’s the point of learning this?”)
Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. – Albert Einstein
To me, our midlife crisis is positive proof that education failed to teach us what’s most important in life – to think for ourselves – to trust our gut.
This month jeff noel is challenging Mid Life Celebration readers to follow all five daily blogs about work life balance. To navigate instantly from this mental attitude blog to his physical health blog, click -> go to Next Blog