quote by Jill Scott

There's a high school in Camden, New Jersey, I call the Jill Scott School. It's the Camden Creative Arts High School. Those teachers and kids are so passionate about what they do, and 98 percent of the senior class went on to college.

— Jill Scott

Professional High School Teachers quotations

High school teachers quote The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

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When I was a freshman in high school, my drama teacher, an incredible, inspirational genius, the guy who got me into acting, he encouraged me to get the lead in a musical. They didn't have any guys.

My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded.

High school teachers quote Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a less

Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

I think it goes back to my high school days.

In computer class, the first assignment was to write a program to print the first 100 Fibonacci numbers. Instead, I wrote a program that would steal passwords of students. My teacher gave me an A.

I had teachers who I could tell didn't want to be there.

And I just couldn't get inspired by someone who didn't want to be there.

Some day we'll awake, have a reformation of the heart, teach our kids honor and kill a few sex psychologists, put boys in high schools with men teachers (not sissies), close all the girls' finishing schools, shoot all the effeciency experts and become a nation of God's people once more.

High school teachers quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

When asked "What do we need to learn this for?" any high-school teacher can confidently answer that, regardless of the subject, the knowledge will come in handy once the student hits middle age and starts working crossword puzzles in order to stave off the terrible loneliness.

Most of the time I liked school and got good grades.

In junior high, though, I hit a stumbling block with math - I used to come home and cry because of how frustrated I was! But after a few good teachers and a lot of perseverance, I ended up loving math and even choosing it as a major when I got to college.

The first and foremost duty of the high school in teaching mathematics is to emphasize methodical work in problem solving...The teacher who wishes to serve equally all his students, future users and nonusers of mathematics, should teach problem solving so that it is about one-third mathematics and two-thirds common sense.

High school teachers quote Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesso

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.

Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt.

My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her.

I got into acting my junior year of high school.

We got a new hot drama teacher and I was like 'Alright, I'll try drama.'

High school teachers quote The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.

In high school, a teacher once suggested that I be a math major in college.

I thought, 'Me? You've got to be joking!' I mean, in junior high, I used to come home and cry because I was so afraid of my math homework. Seriously, I was terrified of math.

As a former high school teacher, I know that investing in education is one of the most important things we can do, not only for our children, but for the benefit of our whole community.

High school teachers quote The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what

The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what to see.

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All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans.

They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.

Usually, girls weren't encouraged to go to college and major in math and science. My high school calculus teacher, Ms. Paz Jensen, made math appealing and motivated me to continue studying it in college.

Some kids, for some reason, it just doesn't click in the classroom as they need it to. We have college coaches talk to them, former high school athletes, motivational speakers, teachers, principals.

High school teachers quote Your best teacher is your last mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake

I remember I was in music class, I was a senior in high school, and my music teacher was like, "You should be a stand-up comic, you could imitate anyone.

I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama. That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.

I used to listen to 'Perfect Day' by Hoku every single day in high school! 'On this perfect day, nothin' standin' in my way... Don't you try to rain on my perfect day.' It pumped me up when I was feeling down or defeated, whether it was from the cool kids making me feel left out or feeling overwhelmed with homework and mean teachers.

High school teachers quote Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

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Many people avoid talking about death, but it never bothered me.

The principal of my high school was an excellent teacher. One day he was writing on the blackboard when he suddenly turned around and said 'Life is a great adventure and death is the greatest adventure of all,' then went back to the board. I have never feared death since then.

When I was in high school, I was dating this girl and wanted to make her birthday really special. I showed up early to school and went around to every single one of her classes and left a rose with her teachers. Each rose had a note with a little inside joke.

I daydream about a high school where everybody plays the harmonica: the students, the teachers, the principal, the janitor and the cook in the cafeteria.

High school teachers quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.

It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult.

I'm a high school teacher. I'm someone who stumbles my way through, leads with my chin in some cases, leads with my heart in all cases.

My ambition in high school was to be a high school coach and teacher, and that's still what I do: teach.

My high school science teacher once told me that much of Genesis is false.

But since my high school teacher did not prove he was God by rising from the dead, I'm going to believe Jesus instead.

High school teachers quote Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most impor

Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.

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In high school, I was Mr. Choir Boy. I had solos, I was helping out the tenors with their parts and our choir teacher would ask me what songs we should do.

In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'

I flunked my exam for university two times before I was accepted by what was considered my city's worst university, Hangzhou Teachers University. I was studying to be a high school English teacher. In my university, I was elected student chairman and later became chairman of the city's Students Federation.

High school teachers quote I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

I started in high school with a teacher there.

I also took lessons at the Conservatory of Music in Detroit. Detroit was very motivating. There were a lot of local people who inspired me like Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers, Roy Brooks, Donald Byrd, etc.

Before I got Doctor Who, I went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

I went back to take the final grade exam, which is the grade you have to take before you can take the teachers diploma.

Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals.

Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.

Talent doesn't appear over night. It takes a lot of work and honing your craft, but also don't give up because people may say you're not good enough. I had so many teachers in high school and college saying "You're not going to make it. You're not. You can't." Luckily I had enough people around me who said I could.

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