My oldest son likes to use our GPS to map out trips. Even if we’re just going to the grocery store, he gleefully plugs in coordinates and calls out eager directions from the back seat.
Things don’t always go according to plan though. More than once we’ve followed directions to the letter and found ourselves staring at a clump of trees where a road should be.
Often our educational journey is like that as well. We carefully plan out goals. We try to be intentional about the learning choices we make.
We choose wisely what books and ideas we chase after, and as a result, our choices take us just where we hoped to go… until they don’t. [Read more...]