Posts tagged: Quotes

Get with the times

By , Friday, 13th January, 2012

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

Chinese Proverb

Everyone is a Genius

By , Friday, 13th January, 2012

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein.

The Mighty Oak

By , Wednesday, 13th July, 2011

Don’t worry if your grades are low

And your rewards are few.

Remember that the mighty oak

Was once a nut like you.

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A Stretched Mind

By , Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

‘A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.’

– Anonymous

Open Parachutes

By , Friday, 8th October, 2010

Minds are like parachutes – they only function when open.

– Thomas Dewar

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Leaders Create…

By , Tuesday, 31st August, 2010

‘Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.’

– Tom Peters

Answer the Question

By , Friday, 27th August, 2010

‘Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions.’

– William Allin

The Classroom Teacher’s Job

By , Friday, 6th August, 2010

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

Opening the Door

By , Friday, 30th July, 2010

Teachers open the door.

You enter by yourself.

– Chinese Proverb

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How to engage students

By , Thursday, 20th May, 2010

Pressing ’25’ on the photocopier was NEVER a way to challenge and engage students.

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