quote by Frederick Douglass

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

— Frederick Douglass

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Literacy for children quote Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. T

Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.

As the child approaches a new text he is entitled to an introduction so that when he reads, the gist of the... story can provide some guide for a fluent reading.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.

Literacy for children quote A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.

I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp.

These children and their parents know that getting an education is not only their right, but a passport to a better future - for the children and for the country.

You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

Literacy for children quote While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what li

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.

Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty.

It should be offered to them as a precious gift.

The more you read, the more things you will know.

One of the greatest gifts adults can give - to their offspring and to their society - is to read to children.

Literacy for children quote Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.

It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading.

Words are the voice of the heart.

Love of books is the best of all.

Literacy for children quote Once you're grown up you can't come back.

Once you're grown up you can't come back.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.

It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development... For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.

So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: They begin to take flight into whole new worlds as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.

Literacy for children quote Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy.

Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy.

Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account.

There is only one remedy for ignorance and thoughtlessness, and that is literacy. Millions and millions of children would today stand in no need of sex education or consumer education or anti-racism education or any of those fake educations, if they had had in the first place 'an' education.

According to UNESCO: there are over 154 million children in the world deprived of education due to poverty, slavery, racism, religious extremism, gender discrimination, and geographical isolation. The cost to educate a child in the third world is about $ 1 per month per child. To achieve global literacy, the investment would be $ 8 billion per year for 15 years.

Literacy for children 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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It only takes about 50 contact hours to transmit basic literacy and math skills well enough that kids can be self-teachers from then on. The cry for 'basic skills' practice is a smokescreen behind which schools pre-empt the time of children for twelve years and teach them the six lessons I've just taught you.

It is absurd to imagine that any child will be able to earn a living, let alone contribute to resolving our world's complex problems, without knowing how to read and write. My foundation supports the National Writing Project so that teachers can be more effective in their efforts to improve literacy for all students.

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