It is the teacher - what the teacher knows and can do - that is the most significant factor in student achievement.— Harry Wong
Colorful Teacher And Student quotations
Students do not need to be labeled or measured any more than they are.
They don't need more Federal funds, grants, and gimmicks. What they need from us is common sense, dedication, and bright, energetic teachers who believe that all children are achievers and who take personally the failure of any one child.
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.
Education must begin with the solution of the teacher-student contradiction, by reconciling the poles of the contradiction so that both are simultaneously teachers and students.
Learning is never done without errors and defeat.
Words have a magical power. They can bring either the greatest happiness or deepest despair; they can transfer knowledge from teacher to student; words enable the orator to sway his audience and dictate its decisions. Words are capable of arousing the strongest emotions and prompting all men's actions.
We imagine a school in which students and teachers excitedly and joyfully stretch themselves to their limits in pursuit of projects built on their own visions … not one that that merely succeeds in making apathetic students satisfy minimal standards.
We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher's hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training.
To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior.
Bureaucratic solutions to problems of practice will always fail because effective teaching is not routine, students are not passive, and questions of practice are not simple, predictable, or standardized. Consequently, instructional decisions cannot be formulated on high then packaged and handed down to teachers.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
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.
I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.
Education and the process of educating is a total integral, contextual situation which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and environment.
To have a group of cloistered clinicians away completely from the broad current of professional life would be bad for teacher and worse for student. The primary work of a professor of medicine in a medical school is in the wards, teaching his pupils how to deal with patients and their diseases.
As a student I learned from wonderful teachers and ever since then I've thought everyone is a teacher.
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.
There are very few real teachers. Teaching is not a job; it is a vocation. To be a great one many qualities must be combined: love of truth, knowledge, reverence, loving concern for one's students, clarity and patience.
When classes are small enough to allow individual student-teacher interaction, a minor miracle occurs: Teachers teach and students learn
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.
Look within, There is no difference between yourself, Self and Guru.
You are always Free. There is no teacher, there is no student, there is no teaching.
It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Learning is most often considered. a process of getting rather than giving. This is most evident in conceptions of student/teacher roles: Teachers give and students get. Yet, in adult learning both giving and getting are critical.
Progressive white teachers seem to say to their black students 'Let me help you find your voice. I promise not to criticize one note as you search for your song'. But the black teachers say 'I've heard your song loud and clear. Now I want to teach you to harmonize with the rest of the world.
Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.
No one can take it away from you.
The truth is, when all is said and done, one does not teach a subject, one teaches a student how to learn it.
Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
Because of the way our society is structures, using sentences such as "I don't it" can put people at a disadvantage. And this is, of course, why teachers have to give students access to Standard English, in order to protect them against this sort of prejudice.
It's important to know how to lead and manage a classroom with flexibility.
Students of all ages are quite capable of learning these routines and contributing to their success once the teacher is comfortable guiding students in that direction.
Teach your students real-world writing purposes, add a teacher who models his or her struggles with the writing process, throw in lots of real-world mentor texts for students to emulate, and give our kids the time necessary to enable them to stretch as writers.