If we are truly effective teachers, then we are creating autonomous, independent, and self directed learners
Great classrooms are characterized by positive, open relationships, mutual respect, and a shared responsibility for the learning process
Teamwork is the fuel that allows common teachers to obtain uncommon results.
If we balance the budget on the back of the educational system, we will be paying for it for years to come.
It is shortsighted to believe that better education comes from setting up schools that exclude the very children needing the most help.
I choose to believe that teaching the least desired children is the most noble choice of all.
Critical Thinking: The purposeful reflective judgment concerning what to believe or what to do. Is this a lost art?
The current reformers do not realize that learning is different from winning. Teachers can have the best game plan but they can't pick their teams.
The major reason I always tried to meet and know the parents better is because it helped me to"FORGIVE" their children.
Republicans fear caps on CEO pay/bonuses will drain talent from those jobs. Shouldn't they have same fears about slashing teacher comp and pay?
If we want to counter the effects of poverty on the achievement of children, we need to start a whole lot earlier and do a whole lot more.
Doctor's mistakes are in the cemetery and lawyers' mistakes are in prison, teachers' mistakes get elected.
I don't know about getting rid of older more experienced teachers, but the policy should definitely be applied to elected officials
We must shift the focus of our classrooms from obedience to understanding.
Inventive teachers can create life long learners but a love for learning can not be tested.
Affluent parents are getting the schools they want. The question is whether they’ll support the schools that help other peoples’ children.
Emulate those teachers that instilled the sense of wonder and curiosity that inspired you.
Many reformers have foolishly accepted at face value that teachers in lower income schools are less effective. They couldn't be more wrong.
Competition in education, by design, is intended to "leave children behind." Competition, by design, creates winners and losers.
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