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  1. People are strange, but more than that, they're good. They're good first, then strange.

  2. Status in itself is criminal for those with the means to move, and the means to weave communion between people.

  3. It's not that our family has no taste, it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.

  4. You know, it's been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year with one-on-one attention, a student can get one grade level higher.

  5. In all my life I'd never been approached this way, the car pulling up, the Where you going? It was something I wish had happened hundreds of times. I was a looker - someone who looked over at every car at every traffic light, hoping something would happen, and almost never finding anyone looking back - always everyone looking forwards, and every time I felt stupid. Why should people look at you? Why should they care?

  6. But there was something psychological happening there that was just a little bit different. And the other thing was, there was no stigma. Kids weren't going into the 'Center-for-Kids-That-Need-More-Help' or something like that. It was 826 Valencia.

  7. And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention. The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students.

    • attention

  8. They took my mother's stomach out six months ago.

  9. So this is the space during tutoring hours. It's very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention, complete devotion to the students' work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.

    • attention

  10. But you know, there's something about the kids finishing their homework in a given day, working one-on-one, getting all this attention - they go home, they're finished. They don't stall, they don't do their homework in front of the TV.

    • attention

  11. Here I am Rock You Like a Hurricane.

  12. Some of these kids just don't plain know how good they are: how smart and how much they have to say. You can tell them. You can shine that light on them, one human interaction at a time.

  13. And that's actually the brunt of what we do is, people going straight from their workplace, straight from home, straight into the classroom and working directly with the students. So then we're able to work with thousands and thousands more students.

  14. The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before.

  15. The house is a factory.

  16. Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic.

  17. You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.

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About Dave Eggers

Name Dave Eggers
About Dave Eggers is the author of seven previous books, including his most recent, The Circle, a captivat
Quotes 17 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday October 16
Top topics students, attention, people, kids, work

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