It is difficult for a student to pick a good teacher, but it is more difficult for a teacher to pick a good student.— Yip Man
Whopping Good Students quotations
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
A well organized education should not be one which prepares students for a good remuneration alone. It should be one that can help and guide them towards acquiring clear thinking, a fruitful mind, and an elevated spirit.
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.
Beloved, pursue Jesus and you will experience wisdom in every area of your life.
You cannot try to earn, deserve or study to acquire God’s wisdom. It comes by His unmerited favor. His wisdom will give you good success in your career. It will cause you to succeed as a student, parent or spouse.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes.
Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the - if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.
I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
I tell students that the opportunities I had were a result of having a good educational background. Education is what allows you to stand out.
I am firm in my belief that a teacher lives on and on through his students.
Good teaching is forever and the and the teacher is immortal.
Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.
I thought I was a good teacher until I discovered my students were just memorizing information rather than learning to understand the material.
There's no way in hell I could have achieved what I have without being a good student and listening to the wisdom of others
The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions.
You may have success in life, but then just think of it - what kind of life was it? What good was it - you've never done the thing you wanted to do in all your life. I always tell my students, go where your body and soul want to go. When you have the feeling, then stay with it, and don't let anyone throw you off.
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
I always tell my writing students that every good piece of writing begins with both a mystery and a love story. And that every single sentence must be a poem. And that economy is the key to all good writing. And that every character has to have a secret.
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
The humanities prepare students to be good citizens and help them understand a complicated, interlocking world. The humanities teach us critical thinking, how to analyze arguments, and how to imagine life from the point of view of someone unlike yourself.
The Nike swash that cost $30 and was designed by a Portland State University art student was probably worth that when she first showed it to them. At that point it had no equity at all. None of the guys commissioning it particularly liked it, they all wanted the Adidas three stripes and they thought that was a good logo.
When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
Let every student enter the school with this advice.
No matter how good the school is, his education is in his own hands. All education must be self education.
In an era when careerism dominates the campus, is it too much to expect students to go beyond their private interests, learn about the world around them, develop a sense of civic and social responsibility, and discover how they can contribute to the common good?
Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
Shouldn't schools be the place where students interact with interesting books? Shouldn't the faculty have an ongoing laser-like commitment to put good books in our students' hands? Shouldn't this be a front-burner issue at all times?
A good school provides a rounded education for the whole person.
And a good Catholic school, over and above this, should help all its students to become saints.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
I have learned that, although I am a good teacher, I am a much better student, and I was blessed to learn valuable lessons from my students on a daily basis. They taught me the importance of teaching to a student - and not to a test.
It is very good to see thousands of new teachers, so that with our thoughts, we can gradually change the world -send peace to the world. That's the best contribution to world peace-first the students should find their peace, and then they share with the other students.
Online education, then, can serve two goals.
For students lucky enough to have access to great teachers, blended learning can mean even better outcomes at the same or lower cost. And for the millions here and abroad who lack access to good, in-person education, online learning can open doors that would otherwise remain closed.
At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations.
Questions are the important thing, answers are less important.
Learning to ask a good question is the heart of intelligence. Learning the answer-well, answers are for students. Questions are for thinkers.
The motivations of a scientist are always mixed and complex.
.. every medical student has the desire to do good in the world. Making a small contribution to that effort is really in a sense the last significant thing that I want to do with my life.