Classroom Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Classroom is just a place to examine and to identify your classroom performance, not your life’s success.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]I entered the classroom with the conviction that it was crucial for me and every other student to be an active participant, not a passive consumer… education that connects the will to know with the will to become. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Betsy Rogers” float=”none” width=”100%”]By understanding that school was the best place for some of my children, I became committed to making my classroom a place where students feel safe as well as creating an environment that provided joy to those with unfortunate lives. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Gates” float=”none” width=”100%”]I have learned more in the streets than in any classroom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Chuck Berry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ring, ring goes the bell / The cook in the lunch room’s ready to sell / You’re lucky if you can find a seat / You’re fortunate if you have time to eat / Back in the classroom, open your books / Keep up the teacher don’t know how mean she looks.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Geurin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Classrooms don’t need tech geeks who can teach; we need teaching geeks who can use tech.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Ginsburg” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s a difference between trying to control students and establishing control of your classroom. Rules are about compliance. Procedures are about coherence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Deborah Tannen” float=”none” width=”100%”]The seeds of the Argument Culture can be found in our classrooms, where a teacher will introduce an article or an idea… setting up debates where people learn not to listen to each other because they’re so busy trying to win the debate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Donalyn Miller” float=”none” width=”100%”]A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher’s expectation that students will read.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eric Langhorst” float=”none” width=”100%”]I thought the best teachers were the ones who could cram as much knowledge into students’ heads as possible. Quickly, I discovered that the secret is to engage students so they leave your classroom asking even more questions. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gugu Mona” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are some lessons you can never find in a classroom, hence you need to learn from every person and every situation that you encounter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Haim Ginott” float=”none” width=”100%”]I’ve come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that creates the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harry Wong” float=”none” width=”100%”]In an effective classroom, students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harvey Mackay” float=”none” width=”100%”]A student of life considers the world a classroom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”IBM TV Commercial” float=”none” width=”100%”]Classrooms have rarely been identified as the places where the greatest of human dramas unfold—the drama of igniting the human spirit, ennobling the human heart, and enriching the human experience.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ivan Welton Fitzwater” float=”none” width=”100%”]The future of the world is in my classroom today, a future with the potential for good or bad.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”J.Lloyd Trump” float=”none” width=”100%”]Events in our classrooms today will prompt world events tomorrow. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jalen Rose” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you’re educated, it allows you to be more worldly. It’s more than just what happens in a classroom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jason Kamras” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best classroom-management system is a great, engaging lesson. Take the time to plan carefully so that your students will enter your classroom every day wondering, “What exciting surprises does s/he have in store for me today?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jerry Leiber” float=”none” width=”100%”]Who walks in the classroom cool and slow? / Who calls the English teacher Daddy-O? Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown / He’s a clown, that Charlie Brown/ He’s gonna get caught, just you wait and see / Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Ciardi” float=”none” width=”100%”]The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Judith Orloff” float=”none” width=”100%”]Look at your life as your main career and your divine classroom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Edelman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Go out and do your drills that you do to try to get better. You lift your weights, try to take things from the classroom to grass, try to get better every day.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kurt Philip Behm” float=”none” width=”100%”]Structure comes / from the classroom / Imagery comes / from experience / And it’s hard / to structure / What you can’t / —see.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lee J. James” float=”none” width=”100%”]Students need to be prepared to enter each classroom with the attitude that they are going to learn something that day.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lucy Calkins” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s significant to realize that the most creative environments in our society are not the ever-changing ones. The artist’s studio, the researcher’s laboratory, the scholar’s library are kept deliberately simple so as to support the complexities of the work in progress. They are deliberately kept predictable so the unpredictable can happen.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rick Riordan” float=”none” width=”100%”]My goal in the classroom was always to make sure they were having so much fun that they didn’t realize they were learning.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ta-Nehisi Coates” float=”none” width=”100%”]The classroom was a jail of other people’s interests. The library was open, unending, free.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Todd Whitaker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good classroom management has much more to do with class than it does with management. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Todd Whitaker” float=”none” width=”100%”]With good classroom management you may still not have learning, but without good classroom management you never will.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tracy Kidder” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most teachers have little control over school policy or curriculum or choice of texts or special placement of students, but most have a great deal of autonomy inside the classroom. To a degree shared by only a few other occupations, such as police work, public education rests precariously on the skill and virtue of the people at the bottom of the institutional pyramid. [/wpsm_quote]