New perspectives and ideas help us
all to be better teachers and to help us teach our children more often.
in This Section of "Errand of Angels"
"We owe it to the past to use its gains
worthily and to advance from the point at which it left off.... We owe it to the future to
prepare a generation better than ourselves.... We owe it to the present to live, to live
with all expansion of heart and soul, all reaching out of our personality towards those
relations appointed to us."
~Charlotte Mason, English educator
Great Teaching Quotes!
|Parents may tell
|But never teach
|Unless they practice
|What they Preach.
You Are A Marvel
Each second we live is a new and unique moment of
the universe, a moment that will never be again. And what do we teach our children?
We teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of France.
When will we also teach them what they are? We should say to each of them: Do you know
what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there
has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way
you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michaelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the
capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel. And when you grow up, can you harm another
who is, like you, a marvel? We must all work and help to make the world worthy of
teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great
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