William Arthur Ward
The mediocre teacher tells. The good
teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher
It is the supreme art of the teacher to
awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The task of the excellent teacher is to
stimulate "apparently ordinary" people to unusual effort. The tough
problem is not in identifying winners: it is in making winners out of
A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a
vessel to be filled.
A teacher who is attempting to teach
inspiring the student with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can
only make them think.
dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and
leads you to the next plateau.
A master can tell you what he expects of you. A
teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.
The best teacher is the one who suggests
rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach
The art of teaching is the art of assisting
I touch the future. I teach.
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