Look on education as something between the child's soul and God. Modern Education tends to look on it as something between the child's brain and the standardized test.— Charlotte Mason
Irresistibly Modern Education quotations
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
The most important Christian Education institution is not the pulpit or the school, important as those institutions are; but it is the Christian family. And that institution has to a very large extent ceased to do its work.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Education technology and school construction go together.
Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included.
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.
The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
Modern education is like being taken to the world's greatest restaurant & being forced to eat the menu.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology.
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.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
To modern educated people, it seems obvious that matters of fact are to be ascertained by observation, not by consulting ancient authorities. But this is an entirely modern conception, which hardly existed before the seventeenth century.
Being frozen into the passive position of an object whose very existence depends on the eye of its beholder turn the educated modern Western women into a harem slave.
The arts not only imbue our sense of sight, balance, movement, touch and hearing, they also lift our logical minds - the traditional focus of modern education - into the reaches of possibility, invention and genius.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creatingfuture dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Liberal education develops a sense of right, duty and honor;
and more and more in the modern world, large business rests on rectitude and honor as well as on good judgment.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
Our parents and grandparents understood this truth deeply.
They believed - as we do - that to create jobs, a modern economy requires modern investments: educating, innovating and rebuilding for our children's future. Building an economy to last, from the middle class up, not from the billionaires down.
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
Does it sound outrageous to you that military spending for fiscal year 2000 will be almost $290 billion and all other domestic discretionary spending, such as education, job training, housing, Amtrak, medical research, environment, Head Start and many other worthwhile programs will total $246 billion, the biggest disparity in modern times ?
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.
Modern education develops the intellect and imparts skills, but does not promote qualities in any way.
With all the efforts made by modern society to nurture and educate the young, how stupid it is to permit the mothers of young children to spend themselves in the coarser work of the world!
Speed is one of the great curses of modern civilization, obsession with speed leads to quantitative approach; we come to believe that more is better. This is very materialistic, we have to realize that it is the quality of life, quality of relationships, quality of food, medicine, education and everything else which matters.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder-tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.
For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
It is one of the defects of modern higher education that it has become too much a training in the acquisition of certain kinds of skill, and too little an enlargement of the mind and heart by an impartial survey of the world.
Teams, not individuals, are the fundamental learning unit in modern organizations. This is where the "rubber stamp meets the road"; unless teams can learn, the organization cannot learn.
The theory of modern education is that you need a general education before you specialize. And I think to some extent, before you're going to be a great stock picker, you need some general education.
To teach is to color a life forever.
Modern education is premised strongly on materialistic values.
It is vital that when educating our children's brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts, a key element of which has to be the nurturing of our compassionate nature.
The calculus is the story this [the Western] world first told itself as it became the modern world.
To have a stable economy, to have a stable democracy, and to have a modern government is not enough. We have to build new pillars of development. Education, science and technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and more equality.
Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.
The trouble with modern education is you never know how ignorant they are.
So outside agriculture, in manufacturing and services, we must create a lot more jobs. But that also means that we must ensure that our systems of general education and technical education are in line with the job requirements that a more modern manufacturing and a more modern services sector would require.
Modern man is educated to understand foreign languages and misunderstand foreigners.
To preserve one's mind intact through a modern college education is a test of courage and endurance, but the battle is worth it and the stakes are the highest possible to man: the survival of reason.
Democracy, material wealth, and universal education are the soil upon which modernism exists.