The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.— Carl Rogers
Most Powerful Learners quotations
Life's opportunities never end. God designed you to be a continual learner, a continual doer, a continual explorer and a continual giver. He never authorized a 'retirement age' from those pursuits!
A teacher in a differentiated classroom does not classify herself as someone who ‘already differentiates instruction.’ Rather that teacher is fully aware that every hour of teaching, every day in the classroom can reveal one more way to make the classroom a better match for its learners.
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Every student has the ability to be a successful learner.
Rather than pushing children to think like adults, we might do better to remember that they are great learners and to try harder to be more like them.
A disciple is a learner, a student, an apprentice – a practitioner… Disciples of Jesus are people who do not just profess certain views as their own but apply their growing understanding of life in the Kingdom of the Heavens to every aspect of their life on earth.
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
That diploma you hold in your hands today is really just your learner's permit for the rest of the drive through life. Remember, you don't have to be smarter than the next person, all you have to do is be willing to work harder than the next person.
Educators remind us that what counts in a classroom is not what the teacher teaches; it’s what the learner learns.
The most important single factor influencing learning is what the learner already knows. Ascertain this and teach him accordingly.
Each time I visit such a classroom, where the teacher is more interested in creating a democratic community than in maintaining her position of authority, I’m convinced all over again that moving away from consequences and rewards isn’t just realistic - it’s the best way to help kids grow into good learners and good people.
The Learner must be led always from familiar objects toward the unfamiliar, guided along, as it were, a chain of flowers into the mysteries of life.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The best learners... often make the worst teachers. They are, in a very real sense, perceptually challenged. They cannot imagine what it must be like to struggle to learn something that comes so naturally to them.
You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
Schools must inquire deeper into their own practices, explore new ways to motivate their learners, make use of learning styles, introduce multiple intelligences, integrate learning, and teach thinking, and in the process discover the passion and moral purpose that makes teaching exciting and effective.
The Christian who desires to follow Jesus carrying his cross must bear in mind that the name "Christian" means "learner or imitator of Christ" and that if he wishes to bear that noble title worthily he must above all do as Christ charges us in the Gospel: We must oppose or deny ourselves, take up the cross, and follow him.
Accepting the key premise that the learner is the primary customer of schooling means others follow naturally. ... The core business of schooling is learning, and the quality of learning experienced by all learners should be the standard against which performance is measured.
Our society cannot afford a two-tiered system in which the affluent have access to superior education, while everyone else is subjected to a dull and incoherent classroom experience. Academic excellence, educational equity, and fairness demand a strong foundation of knowledge for all learners.
Berzelius' symbols are horrifying. A young student in chemistry might as soon learn Hebrew as make himself acquainted with them... They appear to me equally to perplex the adepts in science, to discourage the learner, as well as to cloud the beauty and simplicity of the atomic theory.
Language is not a genetic gift, it is a social gift.
Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language.
Then let every one of us, being warned by this sentence of the angel, acknowledge that he as yet cleaves to first principles, or, at least, does not comprehend all those things which are necessary to be known; and that therefore progress is to be made to the very end of life: for this is our wisdom, to be learners to the end.
. . . learning never ends, and as we enter the next century, it will be more and more important for all Americans to be lifelong learners. . . . every one of us can contribute in some way to a better-educated America.
Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
Sometimes educators suffer from the "I already do that" syndrome.
In those cases, we feel inadequate if we admit we have a distance to go as learners of our craft.
All learning is in the learner, not the teacher.
In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future.
The learner should be actively involved in the learning process.
I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography, other than influencing them a little. People have to be their own learners. They have to have a certain talent.
[The Barefoot College is] the only college where the teacher is the learner and the learner is the teacher.
The best leaders are the best notetakers, best askers, and best learners.
Being # IGNORANT is not so much a SHAME, as being UNWILLING to LEARN to do things THE # RIGHT WAY.