There is a brilliant child locked up inside every student. – Marva Collins
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.
– Forest E. Witcraft’s
Do these 4 things every time you teach:
- Help them to understand ‘why’.
- Make what’s important clear and what’s clear important.
- Make sure you know what it’s like to do the task.
- Provide a model of a finished product done well.
Show me a successful person and I will show you someone who is serious about personal development.
– John Maxwell
Dear Teacher, can people look at you and say ‘this teacher is different’? What’s your wow factor?
TEACHER – underappreciated professionals dedicated to working for less than they should because they love and care about their students.
If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it, later. – Sir Richard Branson
I’m a teacher. I come home with glitter in my hair, glue on my hands, marker on my face and happiness in my heart!
Don’t be a parrot in life, be an eagle. A parrot talks way too much but can’t fly high. An eagle is silent and has the will power to touch the sky.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves. – Joseph Campbell
The greatest gift of a teacher is to be able to say, the children are now working as if I did not exist. – Maria Montessori
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not to worship what is known, but to question it. Jacob Bronowski
Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best. – Bob Talber
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin
Creativity is especially expressed in the ability to make connections, to make associations, to turn around and express them in a new way.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming. – Goethe
Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find out the other three. – Confucius
Let the potential artist in our children come to life that they may summount industrial monotonies and pressures. – Barbara Morgan
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted . . . but to weigh and consider. – Francis Bacon
Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers. – Mahatma Gandhi
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations. – Bob Beauprez