A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
The university is not engaged in making ideas safe for students. It is engaged in making students safe for ideas.
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.
Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves--and be free.
Students of cunning have consumed their hearts and learned only tricks; they've thrown away real riches: patience, self-sacrifice, generosity. Rich thought opens the way.
It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts…it is to teach them to think.
The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned.
Too often students are given answers to remember, rather than problems to solve
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure
Nowadays, all students have access to and indeed most own computers and are comfortable with the software used to compose music. There are probably too many musical options for them now and the trick is to limit the number of musical ideas so as to develop structure and continuity in their work.
The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers have failed.
Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. ... If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
One mark of a great educator is the ability to lead students out to new places where even the educator has never been
Theories and goals of education don't matter a whit if you don't consider your students to be human beings
Wise teachers create an environment that encourages students to teach themselves
Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes.
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
Therefore O students study mathematics and do not build without foundations.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that "individuality" is the key to success.
It's exciting and encouraging that the spirit of exploration is alive and that students see it occurring in their lifetime. These may well be the children that make it a reality.
Tell the students to give up their small ambitions and come eastward to preach the gospel of Christ.