Explore the value of Learning
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
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
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
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
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Personal Stories About ‘Learning’
The Greatest Teacher Of AllSubmitted by Anonymous
'I hope you like kindergarten.' 'Today's my first day.' The secretary gave a whistle. 'Good luck. You got a tough one down there.' The room was at the end of the hall. I was glad to see it was next to the emergency exit, just in case I had to make a run for it. There was half an hour before the bell. I...
The WolvesSubmitted by Jennifer T.
Setting: My son Joel's bedroom. About 9:30 pm on a Wednesday night. I'm there to tuck him in. He's been in bed for at least 15 minutes before I get there. Joel: I can't stop thinking about the wolves. Mom: What wolves? Joel: The wolves in The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. I keep thinking about them...
My HeroSubmitted by stephanie
It all started when my mom got a job. She always came sore and really tired every day when she came back from work .She told me if I can massage her back because she was sore. I told her “no I am busy”. One day she told me if I wanted to come to her work I said to her “yeah sure”. The next day my mom woke me up...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Learning’
Stephan HSubmitted by
Stephan passed away on April 15, 2004. He was not only the best grandfather ever; he was the most educated person I ever met. He changed my life so many ways; I could never thank him enough. He always had the answer. He was not only book smart, he was life smart. My grandfather retired from the United States Air...
James FSubmitted by
Mr. James F., a 7th grade science teacher, is my hero. He has been teaching a very long time and he has inspired so many people. He has taught the mothers and fathers of some of his students. He is my hero because over the years science is always going to be hard but he always pushed people to do the very best...
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...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
DO THY BEST
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CLASS AND GRACE
DO YOUR PART
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
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