Explore the value of Learning
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose ... not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
Anne Sullivan Macy
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Dr. David M. Burns
A good education is not so much one which prepares a man to succeed in the world, as one which enables him to sustain a failure.
Bernard Iddings Bell
We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
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Personal Stories About ‘Learning’
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...
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...
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...
Allie ASubmitted by
My teacher Mrs. A. is the best reading teacher ever! I had trouble reading. In 6th grade my lexile level was 235! Now my lexile level is 1060 and I am in 8th grade. Thank you for all your hard work Mrs. A. ? YOU VERY VERY MUCH. You have changed my world!
Dwight HSubmitted by
My hero is my 7th grade math teacher. He has really put a big impact in my life now, and now I believe I will have a bright future because of him. In class he would also explain things difficult and long, maybe he didn't know that he was explaining things difficult, but when he would explain things for a long...
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SPREAD YOUR WINGS
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
CLASS AND GRACE
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DO YOUR PART
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
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
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Bernard Estrada, Sorsogon City, Philippines