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September 6, 7
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  Teacher's Tale
  Reaching New Depths
It’s never too late to learn something new
  深度探索
  學習新事物,永遠不嫌晚
  by Zack Mills

 

During my job interview for Studio Classroom, the magazine’s founder and Editor-in-Chief, Doris Brougham, stressed the importance of learning new things. “Life is full of challenges,” she said. “But a willingness to learn something new gives people the right attitude for overcoming obstacles. It’s never too late to learn something new.” This is our attitude at Studio Classroom.

 

Learning to scuba dive

  One life experience that helped foster in me this willingness to try new things was learning to scuba dive. Doris made a plan for a group of us to learn together. You may have heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Now I’m not calling myself an “old dog” quite yet. But I certainly had my doubts about trying scuba diving for the first time as a 30-year-old. I thought, “How can I swim wearing all of the scuba gear? What if something goes wrong, and I can’t breathe? How can I signal to other divers if there’s a problem?” Worries like these caused me to panic. I was struck with an overpowering feeling of fear.

 

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