Saturday, April 2, 2011

Tweets about Teaching

The Joy and Sorrows

"Doctor's mistakes are in the cemetery and lawyers' mistakes are in prison, teachers' mistakes get elected."  -Robert John Meehan

"Tenure guarantees a teacher due process – NOT a lifetime job."  -Robert John Meehan

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

All teachers who have had consistent success in the classroom understand that it is not enough merely to dispense information.

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

Teachers have been conditioned to realize that every innovative teaching method is eventually discredited by further sustained research.

Student achievement cannot be measured by test scores but in the small day to day moments of their students’ individual triumphs.

The vast majority of students are awesome to work with, it’s a vocal minority that ends up taking up the teacher's time and attention.

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

2 comments:

Beth said...

Hear, hear! Have you hugged a teacher today? Hug yourself for me, Joy!

froggy said...

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
Dan Quayle