Saturday, February 8, 2014

As Teachers, we should be the waves that drift around...


"As Teachers, we should be the waves that drift around, lift and propel our students out to new places beyond the security of each student's own presumed harbor." Robert John Meehan

"Great classrooms are characterized by positive, open relationships, mutual respect, and a shared responsibility for the learning process." Robert John Meehan 

"Becoming an exemplary teacher is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of the choices we make; it is not something that simply comes with experience, it is something that must be purposefully achieved." Robert John Meehan

"It's amazing what children can accomplish in the classroom when they don't know what they can't learn." Robert John Meehan

"If we balance the budget on the back of the educational system, we will be paying for it for years to come." Robert John Meehan

"It is shortsighted to believe that better education comes from setting up schools that exclude the very children needing the most help." Robert John Meehan

Exemplary teachers will always care more about the people their students will become than the scores on the tests they take." Robert John Meehan

"The education reformers have become so enamored with the structure and management of education that they've forgotten about the substance of learning." Robert John Meehan

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