The whole art of teaching is…

“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” – Anatole France Advertisements

In a completely rational society…

“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less.” –Lee Iacocca

Looking for Some Inspiration? Check out NPR…

Upset that graduation season has come to an end? Are you left looking for more inspirational messages delivered during commencement addresses? Or are you simply interested in prestigious academic institution’s ceremonial regalia? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions check out National Public Radio’s recent page: The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever. The page includes…

The future of the world is in my classroom today…

“The future of the world is in my classroom today, a future with the potential for good or bad… Several future presidents are learning from me today; so are the great writers of the next decades, and so are all the so-called ordinary people who will make the decisions in a democracy. I must never…

Teachers don’t just teach…

“Teachers don’t just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills.” – Charles Platt

The dream begins…

“The dream begins, most of the time, with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.” – Dan Rather

Teachers, I believe, are…

“Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.” – Helen Caldicott

People seldom see…

People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insightful achievement is achieved.” -Anne Sullivan

Motivational Quotes Beautifully Conveyed on Chalkboards

  Whenever I come across an inspirational or powerful quote, I paint a vivid picture in my mind. As I read and reread the words, I attempt to place myself in the shoes of the author at the time they were uttering or recording their prose for the first time. While the images I craft…