It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
The dream begins, most of the time, with a teacher who believes in you.
I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark.
They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don't know it
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.
There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education. In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race.
The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions.
The whole secret of the teacher's force lies in the conviction that men are convertible.
The best teacher of children, in brief, is one who is essentially childlike.
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils.
Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is.
There is no profession more essential than that of an educator, and it's time for all of us to embrace and celebrate their importance and contribution to America's children.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
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