This summer marks both my 10th year out of high school and my 10th year working in the digital marketing world. I always like to use milestones like these to reflect on where I’m at in my life, and one thing that always comes up for me is just how useless some of the things we’re taught in school actually are. I mean, is it really more important to learn cursive writing than personal finance? Or to spend time preparing for standardized tests rather than learning project management skills?
With these deficiencies in mind, the following is a list of fifty lessons that I wish today’s schools would put more emphasis on. You might not agree with all of them, but I hope they at least get you thinking about how we can improve both the educational system and the lessons we carry from it. Continue reading 50 Lessons I Wish I’d Learned in School