No…You Will Never Use That in the Real World, but That’s Not the Point!

The point of education is not just to learn facts or be able solve math problems, but to develop skills that make us better, more well-rounded individuals. So, with that said, the next time that a recent college or high school graduate complains about having had to learn, “things they will never use again,” remind them that the critical thinking and reasoning skills that they developed are more important than the actual information they had to study.

Picking the Lowest Hanging Fruit

There is a crucial difference between looking at your P&IDs and reading your P&IDs. When was the last time you sat down and actually read your P&IDs? Have you taken the time to go line-by-line and understand what the P&IDs are depicting? We can imagine your answers to these questions, so next ask yourself, —…