Tuesday, May 13, 2014

We must shift the focus of our classrooms from obedience to understanding...


"We must shift the focus of our classrooms from obedience to understanding." Robert John Meehan

"Teachers take risks. Like everyone else, we fear failing, but we must refuse to let the magnitude of our task overwhelm us." Robert John Meehan

"Failing CEO's get bonuses.Teachers lose pensions. So we can get better teachers by increasing class size and paying them less?" Robert John Meehan

"We need a culture that respects education, in which learning is admired and that honors the achievements of educated people." Robert John Meehan

"Sadly, children’s passion for learning often ends when they encounter a world that seeks to educate them for conformity and obedience only." Robert John Meehan

"Solving the problems in education are actually simple. All we need is a dedicated society, knowledgeable politicians and excellent teachers." Robert John Meehan

"Although we may not have much control over the culture outside our walls, we can set expectations that uphold a higher standard." Robert John Meehan

"We've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of our student's success." Robert John Meehan

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