Quotations on Education

Inspiring quotes on education. Thank you, Charles French.

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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

                                                                      Mahatma Gandhi

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

                                                                      Nelson Mandela

Margaret Mead (1972)

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“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

                                                                     Margaret Mead

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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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30 Responses to Quotations on Education

  1. beetleypete says:

    More great quotes, courtesy of Charles. A joy to read.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Ritu says:

    Brilliant quotes x

  3. HOW not what – finger on the pulse of what I’d like to see changed in today’s schools.
    xx,
    mgh

  4. Very inspiring indeed. 🙂

  5. I nominated you for the Unique Blogger Award.
    Your awesome blog always teaches me something about children, people, art and so much more. I wish we lived closer.

    Paulette Motzko.
    I was nominated for the same award yesterday. You’ll find out what the questions are that you’ll answer that Priyo asked me that I answered already.

  6. L. Marie says:

    Great quotes, Jennie! 😀

  7. A wonderful share of Charles’s post Jenny and some very insightful quotes, I loved Margaret Mead’s
    Have a Blessed Weekend Jennie.. xxx ❤ Sue

  8. Charles always finds great quotes. Thanks for sharing, Jennie. 🙂

  9. Norah says:

    Great quotes, as usual, Jennie. Thank you. 🙂

  10. Great choice for a share, Jennie. That Margaret Mead quote is spot on. It’s one of the biggest problems we face (when you dig to the roots) — for generations we’ve been taught not to think, rather than how to think. So few people have any critical thinking skills at all…
    Hugs on the wing!

  11. Excellent quotes! 🙂 Sharing…

  12. dgkaye says:

    Fabulous quotes Jennie. Love them all. 🙂

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