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“…you can use to change the world.”
Little by little, person by person, day by day, education makes a difference. It is a rare yet beautiful sight to see tangible change in our world, but upon seeing and experiencing it, it is truly unforgettable. Whether in the classroom or in the “real-world”, anyone can use a little education. But it is through learning, reflecting, and implementing that any one person can begin to embody the change or improvement that either that person or another has pinpointed as overdue.
As an educator myself, I have seen this tangible change in my students, but it is not unique to the educator-learner paradigm. It can in fact be witnessed by all people, in all places, in all times. And it is a hallmark of the human spirit — that we reflect, learn, change and adapt as a species, no matter the circumstances or hurdles.
The magnificent Nelson Mandela once said such powerful words about education. And if we were to all adopt this in practicality, what a world of a difference we could possibly make!
Curious by Nature
Photograph by Khunkay A family of wild elephants are seen walking down a road inside Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. The park is the third largest in Thailand and covers an area of 300 square kilometers. In 1984 the park was made an ASEAN Heritage Park, and on July 14, 2005 the park,…