"Education is what people do to you, learning is what you do to yourself."
"We fundamentally believe that in order for our species to advance—for humanity to get to the next step in development—that no one can be denied a certain level of education and information. If there is a curiosity it should be satiated."
"Every student has a talent that we can uncover if we keep our eyes and mind open. If we teachers were able to harness a fraction of the talents our students possess, we’d find enough creative energy to power our classroom for the entire school year."
You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong. - The Washington Post
Spot on. I want to share this with everyone who has told me that I’m “too smart to be a teacher” and that I should “go to law school to do something that’s actually important” with my life.
Worth the read.
I needed to see this, especially this weekend. Great read.
wow. I love this. There are only a few percentage of people who understand somewhat, and respect what teachers do; what good teachers do. But the majority do not understand, and of course it may not be their fault. However, immediately making a judgment before understanding is unfair, with any profession…