Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.
The teacher does best, not when he explains, but when he impels his pupils to seek themselves the explanation.
I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
The greater the teacher, the greater the pupil may become.
Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
If you become a teacher, by your pupils you'll be taught.
The most important method of education always has consisted of that in which the pupil was urged to actual performance.
Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting.
It is because they have no Oyarsa,' said one of the pupils. It is because everyone of them wants to be a little Oyarsa himself,' said Augray.
My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils.
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life.
It is normal for politicians in all countries to profess themselves the pupils of history, anxious to draw the right lessons from her teaching.
I taught principally German language and literature at Eton. But any master with private pupils must be prepared to teach anything they ask for. That can be as diverse as the early paintings of Salvador Dali or how bumblebees manage to fly.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
My world was completely different to other boys my age. When I was six I was earning money, and by 10 I was paying more tax than the parents of other pupils. I feel a lot older than my years. Because I was working with adults, I had to mature a lot quicker.
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.
All claims of education notwithstanding, the pupil will accept only that which his mind craves.
I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system, and if any special religious instruction was given in connection with that system, I do not recollect it.
I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.
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