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Monday, August 8th, 2011

When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. ~Peter Drucker

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. ~Abbé Dimnet, Art of Thinking, 1928

Much education today is monumentally ineffective.  All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.  ~John W. Gardner

When the student is ready, the master appears. ~Buddhist Proverb

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~Chinese Proverb

The mediocre teacher tells.  The good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires. ~William Arthur Ward

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. ~Sydney J. Harris

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. ~Ralph W. Sockman

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. ~Edward Everett

He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~Victor Hugo

At a time when many are wringing their hands and lamenting the state of education a small but powerful force has emerged as a source of hope … StarShine.

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