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“To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.”

— Henri Frederic Amiel, Share via Whatsapp

“Mi padre suele decir que los mejoeres maestros no siempre son los que usan pizarra”

— Victoria Álvarez, El príncipe de los prodigios, Share via Whatsapp

“Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.”

— Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage, Share via Whatsapp

“There is no path, no man or no book in the world that can teach you nothing! The point is, what will they teach you?”

— Mehmet Murat ildan, Share via Whatsapp

“When you study great teachers... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.”

— William Glasser, Share via Whatsapp

“Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.”

— John Dewey, Share via Whatsapp

“A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.”

— Jane Smiley, Share via Whatsapp

“I m not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you.”

— George Bernard Shaw, Share via Whatsapp

“Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder. ”

— Eberhard Arnold, Share via Whatsapp

“Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.”

— Chuang Tzu, Share via Whatsapp

“The learning process is something you can incite, literally incite, like a riot.”

— Audre Lorde, Share via Whatsapp

“Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person.”

— Immanuel Kant, Share via Whatsapp

“When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men s [children s] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.”

— Cicero, Share via Whatsapp

“Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting. Most people learn best by being with it, yet school makes them identify their personal, cognitive growth with elaborate planning and manipulation.”

— Ivan Illich, Deschooling Society, Share via Whatsapp

“I m more interested in arousing enthusiasm in kids than in teaching the facts. The facts may change, but that enthusiasm for exploring the world will remain with them the rest of their lives.”

— Seymour Simon, Share via Whatsapp

“A teacher who cannot explain any abstract subject to a child does not himself thoroughly understand his subject; if he does not attempt to break down his knowledge to fit the child s mind, he does not understand teaching.”

— Fulton J. Sheen, Life is Worth Living, Share via Whatsapp

“That s what education should be, I said, the art of orientation. Educators should devise the simplest and most effective methods of turning minds around. It shouldn t be the art of implanting sight in the organ, but should proceed on the understanding that the organ already has the capacity, but is improperly aligned and isn t facing the right way.”

— Plato, The Republic, Share via Whatsapp