Famous quotes by Teachers

TeachersEducators are the unrecognized heroes of our culture, usually going unacknowledged for the effort and also dedication they put into enlightening and inspiring the next generation. From the wise words of several of the world's most prominent educators, we can acquire insight into the importance of mentor and the effect it carries our lives. Below are some motivating quotes from teachers that will remind us of the power of education.
Small: Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by instead, they should
Loris Malaguzzi
"Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning how to learn"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the ric
Loris Malaguzzi
"The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can
Loris Malaguzzi
"Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: At the heart of the Reggio Emilia approach is the belief that children are full of potential, competent, and c
Loris Malaguzzi
"At the heart of the Reggio Emilia approach is the belief that children are full of potential, competent, and capable of constructing their own learning"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal re
Loris Malaguzzi
"Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well-supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didnt have anything to do with it
"Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it"
Haim Ginott, Teacher
Small: The environment should act as an aquarium which reflects the ideas, ethics, attitudes, and culture of the peop
Loris Malaguzzi
"The environment should act as an aquarium which reflects the ideas, ethics, attitudes, and culture of the people who live in it"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: We need to redefine the role of the teacher from that of the transmitter of knowledge to that of a researcher,
Loris Malaguzzi
"We need to redefine the role of the teacher from that of the transmitter of knowledge to that of a researcher, co-learner, and partner in the process of constructing knowledge"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: The child has a hundred languages - and a hundred hundred hundred more - but they steal ninety-nine. The schoo
Loris Malaguzzi
"The child has a hundred languages – and a hundred hundred hundred more – but they steal ninety-nine. The school and the culture separate the head from the body"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have
Loris Malaguzzi
"Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before"
Loris Malaguzzi, Teacher
Small: Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults
"Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults"
Haim Ginott, Teacher
Small: If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others
"If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others"
Haim Ginott, Teacher
Small: Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they acc
"Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task"
Haim Ginott, Teacher