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 th...
When the student is ready,  the master appears.   ~Buddhist Proverb
We spend the first twelve months  of our children's lives teaching them  to walk and talk,  and the next twelve years  tel...
 
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
 
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.  ~Ll...
You don't understand anything  until you learn it more than one way.  ~Marvin Minsky
 
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...
The whole purpose of education is  to turn mirrors into windows.  ~Sydney J. Harris
 
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 wh...
Life is not fair~ Get used to it! ~ Bill Gates
 
Too often we give children  answers to remember  rather than problems to solve.   ~Roger Lewin
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Open House Quotes 2004

  1. 1. From A Teacher's Perspective Tom McGee Lower Merion School District
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. When the student is ready, the master appears.  ~Buddhist Proverb
  4. 4. 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
  5. 6. You learn something every day if you pay attention.  ~Ray LeBlond
  6. 7. Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
  7. 8. Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.  ~Abbé Dimnet, Art of Thinking , 1928
  8. 10. I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.  ~Dudley Field Malone
  9. 11. 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
  10. 12. You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.  ~Marvin Minsky
  11. 14. 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
  12. 15. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.  ~Sydney J. Harris
  13. 17. The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
  14. 18. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.  ~John Dewey
  15. 19. 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
  16. 20. Life is not fair~ Get used to it! ~ Bill Gates
  17. 22. Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. ~Roger Lewin
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