Quotes About Education
What is your role as a parent in your child's education? By kindergarten it is very obvious which child is read to at home and which is not. The home is the child's first school. After the child starts formal schooling, the parent's role should be to encourage their child's academic growth.
Parents need to instill education and learning as a life-long process that extends way beyond the 8 hour classroom day. There are many ways that parents can be proactive in their child's education such as, reading together at home, incorporating the child's curriculum into their everyday life (like practicing fractions and measuring through cooking together), and of course becoming involved with the school.
You will be amazed at the effects of your involvement in your child's education. You will be proud as you see better grades, better behavior, and more positive attitudes.
Check out these quotes on education to inspire you to become involved with your child's education:
"If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder...he needs the companionships of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in " Rachel Carson
"To be well informed is to have the world at your fingers" Joseph Jones
"The secret of education is respecting the pupil" Ralph Emerson
"To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society" Theodore Rossevelt
"A child educated only in school is an uneducated child" George Santayana
"Intelligence plus character-that is the real goal of education" Martin Luther King
"Educate the heart. Let us have good men" Hiram Powers
"No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, generousity, and kindness hidden in a child's soul. The effort of every true education should be to unlock this treasure" Emma Goldman
"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives" Robert Hutchins
"The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn"
"Learning is active. It Involves reaching out of the mind" John Dwey
"It is the child not the subject-matter which determines both quality and quantity of learning. We must take our stand from the child and our departure from him." John Dwey
"The formation of habit is education, and education is the fromation of habits" Mason
" There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million" Walt Streightiff
"Education is a life-long process. Never stop learning until it ends." Wes Fessler
"It's a miracle that curosity survives formal education." Eienstien
"Education is an atmosphere, a life" Mason