We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.— Phyllis Diller
Sentimental Teaching Children quotations
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
What a child can do today with assistance, she will be able to do by herself tomorrow.
Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves, and each time that we try to teach them too quickly, we keep them from reinventing it themselves.
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don’t have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own confidence.
Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.
The best thing parents can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
The secret of good teaching is to regard the child's intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of flaming imagination.
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 just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is important.
Having a child is an experience that teaches a person how important to prioritize the happiness of another person.Whatever you do, even whatever you are, is an example for him . In fact, that little being who depends on you so much , makes you also to have a huge dependence on him.
I quit because I can’t stand seeing kids come to class hungry and needing shoes. I thought I could do more by organizing farm workers than by trying to teach their hungry children.
We learn... 10% of what we read 20% of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we both hear and see 70% of what is discussed 80% of what we experience personally 95% of what we teach to someone else
We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture.
Let's teach our children to be thinkers.
We cannot protect our children from life. Therefore, it is essential that we prepare them for it.
I see children as kites. You spend a lifetime trying to get them off the ground. You run with them until you're both breathless. They crash . . . you add a longer tail . . . you patch and comfort, adjust and teach. You watch them lifted by the wind and assure them that someday they'll fly.
There is no place for [the Bantu] in the European community above the level of certain forms of labour ... What is the use of teaching the Bantu child mathematics when it cannot use it in practice? That is quite absurd. Education must train people in accordance with their opportunities in life, according to the sphere in which they live.
The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone...How did I, poor stinking bag of maggots that I am, come to the point where people call the children of Christ by my evil name?
When we teach our children to be good, to be gentle, to be forgiving (all these are attributes of God), to be generous, to love their follow men, to regard this present age as nothing, we instill virtue in their souls, and reveal the image of God within them.
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
Every baby moves with more ease and efficiency if allowed to do it at his own time and in his own way, without our trying to teach him. A child who has always been allowed to move freely develops not only an agile body but also good judgment about what he can and cannot do.
When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think.
Do you know who taught the eagles to find their prey? Well, that same God teaches His hungry children to find their Father in His Word.
Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives.
There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.
There are times in life when people must know when not to let go.
Balloons are designed to teach small children this.
Good teaching is forever being on the cutting edge of a child's competence.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration.
I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized.
Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents.
Ours may become the first civilization destroyed, not by the power of our enemies, but by the ignorance of our teachers and the dangerous nonsense they are teaching our children. In an age of artificial intelligence, they are creating artificial stupidity.
Kids don't fail. Teachers fail, school systems fail. The people who teach children that they are failures, they are the problem.
We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.