Quotations on Teaching

Terrific and important quotes on Education from Charles French.

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“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.”

                                                                              Malala Yousafzai


“There is an old saying that the course of civilization is a race between catastrophe and education. In a democracy such as ours, we must make sure that education wins the race.”

                                                                                John F. Kennedy



“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”

                                                                               John Dewey

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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9 Responses to Quotations on Teaching

  1. reocochran says:

    All really good quotes and I especially Malala Yousafzai. This was a lovely share from your friend! Thank you, Jennie. ❤

  2. Yu/stan/kema says:

    Great quotes. Education is one of the things that can raise a person out of poverty and help others realize their dreams.

  3. Great quotes.
    In regards to JFK, he seems like the last good president America ever had. A humanitarian. And look what happened there…

  4. Norah says:

    All great quotes. One book, one pen, one teacher can indeed change life, one child at a time.

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