If you’ve told a child a thousand times and he still does not understand, then it is not the child who is the slow learner. – Walter Barbee.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. – Alexandra K. Trenfor.
How were we ever tricked into believing that specialists are needed for matters well within the reach of ordinary people? How did we come to think so little of ourselves? – John Taylor Gatto.
Kindness, compassion, love directed toward those closest to us has the farthest reaching impact. – Kelly Halldorson.
Shouldn’t we also ask ourselves what the consequences are of scrambling to provide the “most” of everything to our children in a world of fast dwindling resources? – John Taylor Gatto.
There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. – Gandhi.
I don’t try and teach my kids what think or even how to think. They are born thinkers! What I try to do is stay out of their way and allow them to think. I do that by listening (more than talking), answering questions when asked, surrounding them with interesting things (and people and places), and giving feedback when requested. – Kelly Halldorson.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway – Eleanor Roosevelt.
How you live in the moment affects how you live in the hour, and the day, and the lifetime – Sandra Dodd.
Put the childhood back into early childhood, early childhood is not school. Pennie Brownlee.