Quotes about education

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead

The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge. Seymour Papert

Only awareness is educable. Caleb Gattegno

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. Aristotle

Teaching to solve problems is education of the will. George Polya

The best way to learn is to do; the worst way to teach is to talk. Paul Halmos

The goal is to teach in such a way as to produce the most learning from the least teaching. Seymour Papert

Whatever it is you seek, you have to put in the time, the practice, the effort. You must give up a lot to get it. It has to be very important to you. And once you have attained it, it is your power. It can’t be given away : it resides in you. It is literally the result of your discipline. Ian Malcolm (fictional mathematician in the Jurassic Park novels of Michael Crichton)