Explore the value of Learning
Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting.
Dr. Germaine Greer
What we don't need to know for achievement, we need to know for our pleasure. Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.
William L. Safire
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
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Personal Stories About ‘Learning’
Songs In The Key Of LifeSubmitted by Anonymous
Larry gave us "Direction" in more ways than he could ever know. For the better part of 35 years, Larry's life has revolved around searching out the finest music and then sharing his treasured finds through teaching and directing students and adults alike - always seeking that moment of perfection in performing...
The Man Who Taught Me To CareSubmitted by Anonymous
My name is Scott and I am 36 years old. I have spent most of my adult life working in an unfulfilling job, and by doing so I had a very cynical view of life and the world around me. I thought that the humane qualities of man had been replaced by materialism and self absorption. Thanks to this jaded view of the...
What I Learned From CarlSubmitted by Anonymous
My mind seems always to return to the day that I met Carl. The city bus, with its mechanical hiss and its slightly dizzying engine-exhaust fumes, stopped at the corner of 31st and Centennial Drive to pick up the daily commuters, a group in which I was included. Boarding the bus, I looked, seemingly in vain, for a...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Learning’
Mrs. OSubmitted by
My Mum taught me how to pronounce words. Mr. Ohiagu taught me how to read. But Mrs. O. taught me how to love books. In her, I have a hero of a teacher who finds pleasure in improving, to a great extent, her students, even after school hours. This woman took me as her child and made me a lover of knowledge as she...
Mr. LSubmitted by
Mr. L. was my 10th grade English teacher. I'm sure he wouldn't remember me, but he had a lasting impression on my life. I was always a top student and prided myself on how smart I was. Mr. L. gave me my first "F." It was one of many in his class, but with each 'F' came the opportunity to earn back points by...
Dr. Thomas HSubmitted by
Dr. Thomas H. is a Geology professor at North Harris Community College. Not only does he successfully bring an otherwise boring subject in college to life, but he stirs in important real world lessons that we all need. I'd recommend this professor to anyone.
Explore Another Value
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
DO YOUR PART
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
DO THY BEST
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
CLASS AND GRACE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
well that is very true.
Learning can only happen as one is teachable.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga
Ninguém sabe tudo, nós sempre estamos aprendendo e a humildade é fundamental. Nobody knows everything, we are always learning and humility is essential.
Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil
"Speak by the language of your heart,
and I will listen by the power of my Mind"
As I always said to my students- "You will be learning from me, I will be learning from you"
Jerwin Cabañero, Philippines
Loving oneself through learning, cultivates the mind , the talent and the soul for achieving new and great things.
It takes a community to rebuild a City. There are so many issues plaguing our inner city and urban youth today. The empathy and support of our community will encourage youth to participate in a constructive way!!!
Kesha B, East Palo Alto ,Ca
This website is suitable for all ages... especially to students like us.
Bernard Estrada, Sorsogon City, Philippines