Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-trust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciples.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher...is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
To me the sole hope of human salvation lies in teaching.
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