Our ‘Education in 8 Movements’ (Integrated English-History) class studied “Enrichment” as a post-secondary learning option. We examined how motivation and executive functioning skills contribute to effective habits of mind. Below are a few of my thoughts on our subject of inquiry.
While studying how we learn, our class took an edutopia.org survey that revealed I’m primarily a (choose one: kinesthetic/visual/linguistic) learner. I’ve enjoyed learning in this manner.
During this Unit on Enrichment, I read some of Christopher Hitchens’ Letters to a Young Contrarian and composed my own argument/motto for learning and living intelligently: “Insert motto here.” “Don’t let life pass you by, or your talents will cause your downfall.”
Of course, I also love to read. Here’s a recording of me reading from one of my favorite books: “Godel, Escher, Bach”, by Douglas Hofstader.
Reading has enriched my life!
this is a soundcloud link for my audio.
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