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  • From A Teacher's Perspective Tom McGee Lower Merion School District
  • You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.  ~Clay P. Bedford
  • When the student is ready, the master appears.  ~Buddhist Proverb View slide
  • We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk, and the next twelve years telling them to sit down and shut up." ~Phyllis Diller View slide
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  • You learn something every day if you pay attention.  ~Ray LeBlond
  • Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.  ~Abbé Dimnet, Art of Thinking , 1928
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  • I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.  ~Dudley Field Malone
  • We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.  ~Lloyd Alexander
  • You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.  ~Marvin Minsky
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  • The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.  ~Bill Beattie
  • The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.  ~Sydney J. Harris
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  • The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.  ~John Dewey
  • Do you know the difference between education and experience?  Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.  ~Pete Seeger
  • Life is not fair~ Get used to it! ~ Bill Gates
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  • Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. ~Roger Lewin