“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
― Nelson Mandela
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
― Margaret Mead
“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.”
― Lemony Snicket, Horseradish
“I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.”
― Roald Dahl
Somehow it’s O.K. for people to chuckle about not being good at math. Yet if I said, ‘I never learned to read,’ they’d say I was an illiterate dolt.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
In American math classes, we teach a lot of concepts poorly over many years. In the Asian systems they teach you very few concepts very well over a few years.
My message is: You don’t have to give up being popular, fun, or fashionable in order to be smart; they can go hand and hand. Doing math is a great way to exercise your brain; being smart is going to make you more powerful in life.
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” Ann Landers
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward