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12 Things Students Remember Most About Good Teachers. This idea of caring and perception makes me think it would be helpful to ask individual students. John Ruskin; “The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.” -- Joseph Campbell; “There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fills. quotes have been tagged as teaching: T.H. White: 'The best thing for tags : antoine-de-saint-exupéry, motivation, teaching “True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, . Knowledge Quotes k; Relationships Quotes k; Motivational Quotes 9k.
They prompt us to look through the odd, unfamiliar exterior of our neighbors and detect a familiar soul, a soul with which, to our surprise, we can communicate. It does not distract; it enlivens, enhances, intensifies: It gives teeth to the eyes, a digestive tract to the brain.
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They make it easy to think of children as lumps of putty to be shaped instead of partners in a human relationship. They easily perceive when they are slighted or deceived, and quickly learn the trick of neglect, dissimulation, and falsehood, which they observe others to make use of. We are not to intrench upon truth in any conversation, but least of all with children; since, if we play false with them, we not only deceive their expectation, and hinder their knowledge, but corrupt their innocence, and teach them the worst of vices.
Look with friendly eyes on its games, its pleasures, its amiable dispositions. Which of you does not sometimes look back regretfully on the age when laughter was ever on the lips and the heart free of care?
Adjective Name Game — similar to the unforgettable neighbor activity, students work in pairs but have to come up with an interesting adjective that starts with the same letter as their first name, ie: Meticulous Miranda, Artsy Anna. Seating Chart — creating a seating chart allows the teacher to quiz himself about which student sits where and forces the teacher to make the mental connection. Body Language Factors of which to be Aware Smile! Show the students you are happy to be there and to see them.
Move around the classroom — as students get used to your presence, they will feel less intimidated by you and will be more likely to interact with you voluntarily Make eye contact — this shows a sense openness, honesty and caring Gestures — using lively and animated gestures demonstrates friendliness and that the teacher is involved in the material. Be aware of student discomfort — certain students will feel really uncomfortable with teacher proximity or excessive eye contact.
Get to know who these students are so they can be given the space they require in order to feel safe and respected. Developing Trust Discuss trust with your students, its limits and its benefits. Having this discussion shows that the students are valued and respected enough to make their own decisions.
Laugh at your own mistakes! Give the students responsibility. But I worked very hard. Mary Karr It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment. Neill The middle years should be so busy, so demanding, so active, so adventurous that adolescents should barely have time for introspection. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein The more that you read, the more things you will know. Seuss Learn what is true in order to do what is right.
Thomas Huxley Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Huxley What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. Steve Jobs Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person.
In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn. Alice Miller A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. Bob Edwards I learned how to win by losing and not liking it.
Tom Watson I think my parents gave me a love of learning; from there you set out on your own path. Gore Verbinski Learning how to work and learning how to fail is important. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily. Thomas Szasz All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.
Joseph Lancaster The purpose of learning is growthand our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live. Never, never stop learning. Lester Holt The gateways to wisdom and learning are always open, and more and more I am choosing to walk through them. Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the Totality of Possibilities.
Hay If we learn not humility, we learn nothing. John Jewel Click to tweet You should put time into learning your craft. It was about teaching, or learning. Maya Lin All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct.
Robert Ley I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me. Dudley Field Malone You only stop learning when you quit.
Ruud Gullit One of the bigger misconceptions of learning is that many skills take a lifetime to get world-class at, or 10, hours to become world-class at. Bill Vaughan The wisest mind has something yet to learn. George Santayana Part 4. Michael Gurian Children just need the time, the space, and the permission to be kids. Angela Hanscom We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them.
Jean Jacques Rousseau In order to help another effectively, I must understand what he understands. If I do not know that, my greater understanding will be of no help to him… instruction begins when you put yourself in his place so that you may understand what he understands and in the way he understands it. Soren Kierkegaard As a teacher, my strategy is to encourage questioning. Niall Ferguson Our job is not to prepare students for something.
Our job is to help students prepare themselves for anything. Marianne Stenger Humor activates our sense of wonder, which is where learning begins. Sarah Henderson Developing a desire to learn is the kindling point of all classroom achievement. Robert John Meehan Click to tweet The most important thing I think teachers can do for young people is to make them inquiring, is to ensure that they know how to gather information, that they check information and they take their information from a multiplicity of sources.
David Puttnam The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
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John Ruskin Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. Ernest Dimnet Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. Edmund Burke Art in the classroom not only spurs creativity, it also inspires learning. Dan Rather The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.
Joseph Campbell The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
Khalil Gibran When the atmosphere encourages learning, the learning is inevitable. Elizabeth Foss The most effective teachers embody the teaching they give out. Martin Click to tweet Teachers started recognizing me and praising me for being smart in science and that made me want to be even smarter in science! Steve Wozniak The secret in education lies in respecting the student.
Ralph Waldo Emerson The job of the teacher is to inspired, to challenge, to excite their students to want to learn. Yes, they also do explain and demonstrate and show things, but fundamentally that is beside the point. The most important thing a teacher is make every student feel like they are important, to make them feel accountable for doing the work of learning.
Raymond and Dorothy Moore When the teacher regards each student as a unique individual and therefore not to be compared with any other, he is then not concerned with system or method. Jiddu Krishnamurti See also: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. Mark Van Doren The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France One of the main focuses of my training sessions is to help individuals find their unique voices in the learning process. We all have our strengths, our weaknesses, our styles of learning, our personalities. Developing introspective sensitivity to these issues is critical to long-term success. Joshua Waitzkin 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.
Bedford A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching. Chesterton There are two kinds of teachers: Robert Frost The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.
Robert Brault An eternal question about children is, how should we educate them? Politicians and educators consider more school days in a year, more science and math, the use of computers and other technology in the classroom, more exams and tests, more certification for teachers, and less money for art.
All of these responses come from the place where we want to make the child into the best adult possible, not in the ancient Greek sense of virtuous and wise, but in the sense of one who is an efficient part of the machinery of society. But on all these counts, soul is neglected. Thomas Moore A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening. Zhuangzi Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Roger Lewin Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. Forster The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.
Noam Chomsky Please stop teaching my children that everyone gets a trophy just for participating. What is this, the Nobel Prize? Not everybody gets a trophy. Glenn Beck It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach. Hilary Swank A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him. James Baldwin Click to tweet 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. Franz Cizek Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Robert Sternberg So what does a good teacher do? Create tension — but just the right amount. Donald Norman We expert teachers know that motivation and emotional impact are what matter. Donald Norman Great teachers are earnest learners. Rebecca Alber A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
Berman A teacher is never a giver of truth — he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself.
A good teacher is merely a catalyst. Bruce Lee The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. Maria Callas Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students.
Charles Kuralt A good teacher will appreciate the good qualities of his students. If one good quality is allowed to emerge, a world of good qualities will emerge from that one. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. Bulwer-Lytton Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers. Josef Albers Click to tweet Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.
Gail Godwin Tragedy is a hell of a teacher. Harlan Coben Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures — they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn. Sonny Perdue Great teachers transcend ideology.
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Suzanne Fields We need teachers — an hero in every classroom. Unknown Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Mark Twain The great moral teachers of humanity were, in a way, artistic geniuses in the art of living. Unknown Quotes About Teacher Appreciation Go to table of contents Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.
Unknown I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. Alexander the Great A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Adams If you have to put someone on a pedestal, put teachers. Jon Porter Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me. Fred Rodgers Click to tweet I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.
Lily Tomlin Teachers appreciate being appreciated, for teacher appreciation is their highest award. Adam Hamilton Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. Sidney Hook 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. Carl Jung Teachers are our greatest public servants; they spend their lives educating our young people and shaping our Nation for tomorrow. Solomon Ortiz Teachers have the hardest and most important jobs in America.
And we should appreciate them, respect them, and pay them well. Jim Hunt No one is more important to the future of our state than our teachers. Mike Huckabee Teachers are the one and only people who save nations. Kemal Ataturk Teachers have a chance to mold someone, inspire them.