As mentioned in a prior post, this is my first semester at the local university as a part-time teacher’s assistant and not surprisingly, grading papers is a much different experience than writing them in my master’s program as a student.
Being in the dual role of student and faculty provides a unique appreciation for both sides of the educational equation.
Professionally, I find the blend of academics and coaching to be an interesting mix, since both environments provide knowledge and information for helping others improve their lives.
On the one hand are very young adults beginning their college journeys and pursuing up-and-coming goals, while others further down life’s road are seeking to ignite, enhance or establish their desires as well.
No matter the situation, exploring or learning something new can be a very expansive experience.
Speaking of expansive, some friends were telling my husband and I about their trip to the Grand Canyon recently, and couldn’t even put into words the vastness and beauty of what they experienced there.
It certainly affirms that it’s one thing to read or see something in a textbook, but quite another to experience it in person.
What new ideas, vacations or activities have you tried recently or thought about exploring?