‘Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions.’
– William Allin
If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 40 people in his office at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn’t want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, without assistance, had to treat them all with professional excellence for nine months, then he might have some conception of the classroom teacher’s job.
– Donald D. Quinn
Teachers open the door.
You enter by yourself.
– Chinese Proverb
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“Never treat a student’s test score as a synonym for what a student has learned.” – Joe Bower
“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting it off.” – Olin Miller
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Alva Edison
“An army of a thousand is easy to find, but, ah, how difficult to find a general.” – Chinese proverb
“Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.” – R. D. Clyde