Philosophy Of Education


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Philosophy Of Education

  1. 1. The one exclusive sign of knowledge is the power of teaching. Aristotle
  2. 3. Among the many purposes of schooling, four stand out to us as having special moral value; to love and care, to serve, to empower and, of course, to learn. Andy Hargreaves & Michael Fullen
  3. 5. Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for  it.    Hannah Arendt Teaching is Leading
  4. 7. Education is not a preparation for life;  education is life itself. John Dewey  (1859-1952)
  5. 9. Education is the jewel casting brilliance into the future. Mari Evans
  6. 11. Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.  African Proverb
  7. 13. Education is light, lack of it - darkness  Russian Proverb
  8. 15. Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases.  Swahili saying
  9. 17. Knowing is the measure of the man. By how much we know, so we are.  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. 19. What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?  Marcus T. Cicero  (106-43 B.C.)
  11. 21. The benefits of education and of useful knowledge generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free  government.  Sam Houston
  12. 25. I was still learning when I taught my last class.  Claude M. Fuess
  13. 27. You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.  Galileo
  14. 29. Teachers should guide without dictating, and participate without dominating.
  15. 31. The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life; the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.   Grayson Kirk
  16. 33. Reading well makes children more interesting both to  themselves and others, a process in which they will develop a sense of being separate and distinct selves.  Harold Bloom
  17. 35. My advice to kids who want to become authors and to kids who just want to write well just for fun is to read.   I think that we really learn how to write by reading. Joanna Cole  Author of The Magic School Bus Series
  18. 37. Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and let him know that you trust him. Booker T. Washington
  19. 39. Let children bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.   Plato
  20. 41. Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Edison
  21. 43. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality... Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. 46. Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire. William Yeats
  23. 48. Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Albert Einstein
  24. 50. Life isn’t about finding yourself, it is about creating yourself.  George Bernard Shaw