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    1. 1. “Any growth requires a temporary loss of security.” Madeline Hunter
    2. 2. "Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time." Chinese Proverb
    3. 3. "If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow." John Dewey
    4. 4. "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." Alvin Toffler
    5. 5. "There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if the teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails." Nancy Kassebaum, U.S. Senator
    6. 6. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” William ButlerYeats
    7. 7. "The last few decades have belonged to a certain kind of person with a certain kind of mind–computer programmers who could crank code, lawyers who could craft contracts, MBAs who could crunch numbers. But the keys to the kingdom are changing hands.The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind--creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and meaning makers.These people-artists, inventors, designers, storytellers, caregivers, consolers, big picture thinkers--will now reap society's richest rewards and share its greatest joys." Daniel Pink
    8. 8. “The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” Sydney J. Harris
    9. 9. What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. Percicles
    10. 10. "It is important to remember that educational software, like textbooks, is only one tool in the learning process. Neither can be a substitute for well- trained teachers, leadership, and parental involvement." Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN
    11. 11. "Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event." Heidi-Hayes Jacobs, Educational Consultant
    12. 12. "The need to know the capital of Florida died when my phone learned the answer. Rather, the students of tomorrow need to be able to think creatively: they will need to learn on their own, adapt to new challenges and innovate on-the-fly." Anthony Chivetta, high school student in Missouri
    13. 13. “The principal goal of education is to create men and woman who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” Jean Piaget
    14. 14. “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” John W. Gardner
    15. 15. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain
    16. 16. “An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.” Anatole France
    17. 17. “The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.” Herbert Spencer
    18. 18. “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” Galileo Galilei
    19. 19. “Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer, deserves to be.” David Thornburg
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