collecting, objectives, environmental education, learning, growth
Why do people stuff their homes full of things that have no real utility and attach such great personal attachment to them? It is the relationships involved in any action that provide a lasting sense of satisfaction. Transformation in life as with education is about being able to sit with uncertainty, asking questions, and seeking to understand with the spirit of earnest curiosity. We should seek to hold each other gently in the uncertainty of learning and growth. What if instead of focusing on rushing to meet standards and goals, we slow down and embrace the process of learning missteps and all? As we go through life we collect experiences and through relationships are gifted pieces of ourselves.
Trachte, N. (2020). Collecting: A Process of Learning, Growth, and Forming Identity. Summit to Salish Sea: Inquiries and Essays, 5(1). Retrieved from https://cedar.wwu.edu/s2ss/vol5/iss1/2
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