Thoughts about Teaching

"Learning is not a spectator sport."
Donald Blocher

"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."
Margaret Mead

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats

"The mediocre teacher tells,
the good teacher explains,
the superior teacher demonstrates,
the great teacher inspires."
William Arthur Ward

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery."
Mark Van Doren

"As knowledge increases, wonder deepens."
Charles Morgan