41 School Quotes
Find school quotes to encourage and motivate. Words of wisdom
on our educational systems and on the school of life.
Our kids tell us in every way .... And, they want to actively participate in
learning experiences fueled by their questions, curiosities, and interests in
and out of school.
Ira Socol, Timeless Learning
Our children cannot be ready to walk into the future premade for them. They
have to create this future. Whether they can make their future
(and our retirement) peaceful
and prosperous depends on what we do in schools today.
Small schools do appear to be more effective than larger schools.
Dylan Wiliam, Creating the Schools Our Children Need
Quote of The Day
If schools aren't allowed to give your child what they need then
it will be open minded warrior mums and dads that will provide it instead.
Wynford Dore, Stop Struggling In School
Learning is acquiring new skills and understanding. Education is an
organized program of learning. School is a community of learners.
Ken Robinson, You, Your Child, and School
Put simply, highly structured schooling systems push kids through
arbitrary processes that make no sense. The assignments and projects
and tests often don't apply to their lives.
Connor Boyack, Passion-Driven Education
The second biggest influence in your son's life after his family is school.
We trust schools to teach our kids what they need to know to
grow up to be solid, productive adults.
Clayton Lessor, Saving Our Sons
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The starting point for a successful, positive, and safe environment
is the establishment of a school climate that emphasizes kindness,
gentleness, responsibility, and self-restraint.
James L. Casale, Wise Up and Be the Solution
The learning that starts in school and used to end at graduation
is now a vital and continual proactive process.
Victor Hayek, Outclass
High School Graduation Quotes
Learning is not something that stops once you get out of school. Rather, it's something that should be considered as a vital component of your day-to-day life.
Rupert Johnson, Build for Success
College Graduation Quotes
Remember, when it come to applying for jobs, books ARE judged by their cover!
Patricia Akins, Things They Don't Teach You In High School
Funny Graduation Quotes
If someone were to analyze every single decision a teacher needs to make during a full school year, many of the most important ones would relate to how students
will spend their instructional time - the time devoted to learning what they're supposed to learn.
W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up
The first of many graduations in life. From elementary school to senior school, each one holds successes for you to enjoy.
Planting the seeds of compassion and respect in classrooms and schools is essential, not only to reduce bullying and other cruel behaviors, but because empathy and kindness are so essential to all human relationships.
Naomi Drew; Christa Tinari, Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
Over the years I've come to realize that mistakes are just lessons, life lessons almost like school. Once you've learned a lesson in class, you move on to the next lesson because now you know it. Well mistakes are exactly the same.
Rashard Royster, Mistakes
Having worked with children and youth for over 10 years,
I can tell you firsthand that school is not what it used to be,
and neither is childhood.
A. C. Jones, The Mindful Parenting Handbook
The amazing thing about the school of experience is this: One, if you fail
the test, it's OK. You get to take it over - and over and over and over
until you pass it. Second, just about the time you think you've graduated,
they add another course. You will be in that school the rest of your life.
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the
discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Maybe you decided that you needed to go back to school to obtain
your high school diploma, or to go on to college, or to attain a higher
degree from university, or to take additional courses to help you move
forward in your career.
Byron Pulsifer, Inspirational Torpedoes
One of the most important jobs educators have is to teach, model,
and reinforce respect, compassion, kindness, and other prosocial skills.
Doing so builds a school climate and culture where kids feel more
connected to their teachers and to one another.
Naomi Drew; Christa Tinari, Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
. . . formal education gets you a job, but self-education is what makes
you rich! The importance of self-education and investing in your own
personal development is something that you won't learn about in high
school or even college.
Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
Marriage is like a school. It is a life-long span education.
Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned
What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in
school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be
I think school is a place where thinking should be taught.
Edward de Bono
In school, children learn that there is only one answer for each question and are requested to conform to conventional social wisdoms
The difference between geniuses and most of us is that they managed to not lose their childhood creativity.
Andrii Sedniev, The Business Idea Factory
Given how quickly our increasingly diverse world is changing, there
are few more urgent challenges than engaging leaders in effective
communication strategies that build functional relationships that transform
schools and education systems.
A child learns to love (or hate) school in kindergarten and first grade.
During that time he forms attitudes about his own value as a person
and his worth as a learner. Those attitudes will accompany him all the
way through school and into adulthood.
You can't motivate all students with the same encouragement,
because students don't all have achievement goals. Successful motivation
needs to be targeted to their goals.
Fiona McPherson, How to Approach Learning
Words of Encouragement
With death happening in the school and college arena these days,
more and more kids are exposed to grief than is usual.
Thus, letting children talk and listening to what they have to say
is very important in this day and age.
Michael Dunsmore, Grief
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail.
What you gain at one end you lose at the other.
Famous Quotes about Life
In our society, we are not trained how to handle money. We went to school
to learn geometry, the parts of a sentence, the distance from the earth
to the moon and how to conjugate a verb. Why were we never taught how to manage money?
Lenore Schur, How to Manage Money Without A Budget
Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.
The best lesson anyone can learn from business school is an awareness of what it can't teach you - all the ins and outs of everyday business life.
Mark H. McCormack, What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School
The human brain is special. It starts working as soon as you get up
and it doesn't stop until you get to school.
Just as a student in school needs to listen and apply wisdom
to what he or she has learned in order to excel both in the school
and in their career; you have to apply the truth of God's Words to your life
and situation to achieve success.
Jimi Akanbi, The Power of Grace, Favor and Honor
So if you are in high school no matter freshman, or junior or whatever,
try to focus on your learnings and grades. You will have all your life
to search for the right person on like they call it soul mate.
Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through life.
We are responsible for the habits we teach our children.
If children attend school with an attitude of self-responsibility,
they answer to their own consciences rather than
wait for parents or teachers to punish or remind them to study.
Rose Marie Whiteside, As For Me And My House
Sometimes the knowledge you've been given in school or by an elder - "this
is just the way it is" - keeps you from accomplishing because
it traps you in a box in your mind and limits your freedom to deliver."
For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody
there to show you the way out. The light doesn't always necessarily
have to be in your family; for me it was teachers and school.