Quotations On Hope and Idealism

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Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

                                                                                Robert Kennedy

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“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”

                                                                                Pablo Neruda

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

                                                                                Malala Yousafzai

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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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12 Responses to Quotations On Hope and Idealism

  1. frenchc1955 says:

    Thank you for the reblogging!

  2. Norah says:

    These are great quotes, Jennie. Thanks for sharing them. I often use quotes from Malala. She’s an inspiration.

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