Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.— Albert Einstein
Fulfilling Education And Teachers quotations
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
All of life is education and everybody is a teacher and everybody is forever a pupil.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
Students do not need to be labeled or measured any more than they are.
They don't need more Federal funds, grants, and gimmicks. What they need from us is common sense, dedication, and bright, energetic teachers who believe that all children are achievers and who take personally the failure of any one child.
A teacher is more than a test score and so is a child.
Don't try to fix the students, fix ourselves first.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.
We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher's hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.
Music can change the world.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
Education, you know, means broadening, advancing;
and if you limit a teacher to only one side of anything, the whole country will eventually have only one thought, be one individual. I believe in teaching every aspect of every problem or theory.
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
If I ran a school, I'd give the average grade to the ones who gave me all the right answers, for being good parrots. I'd give the top grades to those who made a lot of mistakes and told me about them, and then told me what they learned from them.
Parents teach in the toughest school in the world - The School for Making People. You are the board of education, the principal, the classroom teacher, and the janitor.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
Let them get at the books themselves, and do not let them be flooded with diluted talk from the lips of their teacher. The less the parents 'talk-in' and expound their rations of knowledge and thought to the children they are educating, the better for the children...Children must be allowed to ruminate, must be left alone with their own thoughts.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
Actually, all education is self-education.
A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a child’s coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.
I have spent my adult life trying to figure out why parents and society put themselves into a race -- what's the hurry? I keep trying to convey the pleasure every parent and teacher could feel while observing, appreciating and enjoying what the infant is doing. This attitude would change our educational climate from worry to joy.
There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.
Just the actual physical ability to hold four instruments simultaneously and do some of the things that Vivien was able to do is mind blowing to any surgeon. He never went to medical school and he became one of the great teachers of medicine himself, people are just amazed.
Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
Don't try to become a teacher overnight with psychological bookkeeping in your heart and educational theory in your head.