Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.— Dolores Huerta
Unbelievable Teaching Kids quotations
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
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.
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
There's no word in the language I revere more than 'teacher.
' My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I've honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher.
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.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
Kids don't fail. Teachers fail, school systems fail. The people who teach children that they are failures, they are the problem.
The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires.
If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
Halloween is a liberal holiday because we're teaching our children to beg for something for free. … We're teaching kids to knock on other people's doors and ask for a handout.
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Teach the student what needs to be taught.
'Cause black and white kids both take shorts When one doesn't know about the other one's culture, Ignorance swoops down like a vulture.
Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
When I was born in 1942, World War II was still going.
And I began to realize when I became a young adult that if we don't teach our kids a better way of relating to their fellow human beings, the very future of humanity on the planet is in jeopardy.
We need to teach our kids, because there is such a celebrity culture at the moment, that however rich you are, however famous you are, however glamorous you are, everyone has to live by the same rules.
I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation.
Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
If there's no fire, there's no scream.
If there's no scream, then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.
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.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
We've got to do fewer things in school.
The greatest enemy of understanding is coverage... You've got to take enough time to get kids deeply involved in something so they can think about it in lots of different ways and apply it.
Some day we'll awake, have a reformation of the heart, teach our kids honor and kill a few sex psychologists, put boys in high schools with men teachers (not sissies), close all the girls' finishing schools, shoot all the effeciency experts and become a nation of God's people once more.
Every good educator knows that true teaching is to teach kids how to ask the right questions.
The best teachers are those who show you where yo look, but don't tell you what to see.
The key is to really have tremendously high expectations and to teach kids how to be self sufficient and confident and give them the skills that they need to succeed.
Obstacles, of course, are developmentally necessary: they teach kids strategy, patience, critical thinking, resilience and resourcefulness.
No one can take it away from you.
To teach is to color a life forever.
Part of what we have to do a better job of, if our democracy is to function in a complicated diverse society like this, is to teach our kids enough critical thinking to be able to sort out what is true and what is false, what is contestable and what is incontestable. And we seem to have trouble with that. And our political system doesn't help.
We think it's about little techniques and tricks, but techniques only take you so far. We need teachers who care about kids, who care about what they teach, and who can communicate with kids.
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.
Your best teacher is your last mistake
When a teacher calls a boy by his entire name, it means trouble.
You've got to teach your children to be respectful to the police and you've got to teach your children that the real danger to them is not the police, the real danger to them 99 out of 100 times, 9,900 out of 1,000 times are other black kids who are going to kill them.
I think more of the little kids from a school in a little village in Niger who get teaching two hours a day, sharing one chair for three of them, and who are very keen to get an education. I have them in my mind all the time. Because I think they need even more help than the people in Athens.
I think sports for kids is the greatest thing in the world because it teaches you how to share, about winning and losing and pressure. But I don't think you should force your kid to become a professional athlete.
I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.