"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -- Benjamin Franklin
"Experts tell us that 90 percent of all brain development occurs by the age of 5. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start kindergarten." - Robert. L. Ehrlich
For children, play is as natural as breathing—and as necessary. —Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld
"They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel." - Carol Buchner
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward
"Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." -- Marva Collins
"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire." --William Butler Yeats
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
'Believe in Me!'
9 year old Dalton Sherman's inspirational keynote speech given to 20,000 teachers at Dallas Texas School District. Very touching, heartfelt and inspirational!