Teacher Quotes Page 2
"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible
and remains so, maybe for twenty years."
"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach
the way they learn."
"For thousands of years, life has been teaching us the same lessons over
and over. Through war and peace; through rags and riches;
through stories of hope and of despair; through tragedies and failure that
end in triumph and success…"
"To make their learning as rewarding as possible children need
to be praised for their effort and achievement."
C. F. Crist, Teach A Child To Read
"The teacher, I mean the one who is worth his salt, is the one who moulds
and shapes and inspires the
mind - provided there be a mind who could be so shaped and moulded."
Joseph Bercovici, Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson
"I've always been a great believer in that whatever the subject,
if a good teacher can inspire you
and hold your attention, then you'll learn!"
Matthew Harper, Easter For Kids
"So the good news is that we already know that our kids have the
capacity to learn from us
and that we have the ability to teach them; teaching
our kids how to be kind online is completely within all of our skill sets."
Galit Breen, Kindness Wins
"Teachers who learn to balance their inner and outer lives are able to
better regulate their emotional reactivity and reduce emotional
exhaustion and burnout."
"Over the course of my over forty years as an educator and researcher,
I've discovered that teachers are often incredibly benevolent and committed
to making a positive difference in children's lives."
Doris J. Barnes, Mindfulness for Teachers
"Failing at some things on our way to success humbles us and
teaches us lessons we need to learn."
Joyce Meyer, Never Give Up!
"My two-year journey with public school teachers persuaded me
beyond doubt that they and their kin are among the true culture
heroes of our time."
Parker J. Palmer, The Courage to Teach
"Teachers manage an incredible array of roles and responsibilities
including planning and teaching lessons,
communicating with parents, collaborating with colleagues,
and staying current on educational trends and new legal policies."
Mike Anderson, The Well-Balanced Teacher
"Teaching is a skill that is unique, but one that most of us have.
Teachers play an important role in our society, they influence our children,
our teens, and ourselves - appreciate them!
"Your best teacher is your last mistake."
"As a student, I would like to thank you teacher for sharing
your knowledge and experiences
with our class. We appreciate your passion, your caring, and
your openness. We will always be grateful."
"The task of the excellent teacher is to stimulate 'apparently ordinary'
people to unusual effort. The tough problem is not in identifying winners:
it is in making winners out of ordinary people."
K. Patricia Cross
"Jesus proclaims the arrival of God's reign in his teaching and acts of power."
Jo Swinney, Walking with the Bible
"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth
is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child."
"Good teaching is more a giving of right questions
than a giving of right answers."
"Books are the quietest and most constant friends;
they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors,
and the most patient of teachers."
Charles W. Eliot
"My fundamental message is that in today's test-pressured educational
environment, teachers can make better instructional decisions -
the kinds of decisions that benefit students -
by deliberately considering the potential relevance of
educational testing at critical decision-making junctures during
the instructional process."
W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up
"You, the parent, are your child's first teacher and his best teacher.
It's an awesome responsibility, but one that brings immeasurable rewards."
"The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes
and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself."
"And as you teach, you will find yourself learning."
"Teachers open the door. You enter yourself."
The Gates Foundation has learned that two questions can predict how
much kids learn: "Does your teacher use class time well?" and, "When you're
confused, does your teacher help you get straightened out?"
"There is no teaching until the pupil is brought into the same state or
principle in which you are; a transfusion takes place; he is you,
and you are he; then is a teaching; and by no unfriendly chance or
bad company can he ever lose the benefit."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some have the gift of song and some possess the gift of silver speech,
some have the gift of leadership and some the ways of life can teach.
Edgar A Guest , The Gift of Play
"We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace
to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause.
He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of
the greatest arts in the world."
I have come to realize that life can be one of the most ultimate teachers...
Stephanie Williams, Daily Meditation Of Scripture
Walking among three people, I find my teacher among them.
I choose that which is good in them and follow it, and that which is
bad and change it.
"When you wrote essays in high school, your teacher taught you
to write great topic sentences to start the essay. The same principle applies
when you are setting out to communicate about your goal."
Eric Davenport, Communication
"Although by nature teachers are caring and nurturing souls, those who
can put the concerns of the day behind them
and recharge their batteries are happier and far more
effective than those who take their work home with them and
bleed for the job."
Michael Linsin, The Happy Teacher Habits
Mothers don't provide the only nurturing that interacts with a child's nature.
There are teachers, neighbors, media, and a host of other influences.
Sheri McGregor MA, Done With The Crying
"We set boundaries because we wish to teach our children how to function in
adult life, how to have a healthy relationship with friends, family, and their
or boyfriend, how to maintain a job they can enjoy, or at least gain a level of
satisfaction from, and how to understand right from wrong."
Sara Deedley, Positive Parenting
"Many wise teachers agree that you shouldn't concern yourself with
how your wishes come true. You should simply believe that they
will come true."
Andreas Boskugel, You can do it!
"While you can't teach someone to be more talented, you can teach
someone to act and write to the best of their ability."
Steven Kaplan, The Hidden Tools of Comedy
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love.
If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Love and Life
"My coach is like a teacher,
my former manager was like a drill sergeant."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
"To my father (Vince Lombardi), coaching and teaching were synonymous.
He believed it was his duty to teach his players not only how to be successful
on the football field but also how to live happy, responsible, and successful
Vince Lombardi Jr., The Essential Vince Lombardi