Teachers Learning From Students Quotes by Lloyd Alexander, George Bernard Shaw, Plato, Plutarch, Maria Montessori, Marva Collins and many others.
We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
Don’t try to fix the students, fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
Like all great teachers he knew that a picture is worth a thousand words and that people learn most quickly by doing something or seeing something done.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.