"I believe in a future where the point of education is not to prepare your for another useless job, but for a life well lived."- Rutger Bregman, Journalist and Author.
"The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions."
- - Noam Chomsky
- Ken Robinson
"... if you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original."
- Nelson Mandela
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
"You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day."
It was cold that day. I could stop by a café and sip something hot but I decided to head to my doctor’s office instead. When I walked in, I saw a very familiar face. The […]
The “Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes” is an experiment done by Jane Elliott, the day following Martin Luther King’s assassination, to teach her 3rd grade students, to understand discrimination. This, now famous, exercise labels participants as […]
- Margaret Mead
"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”- Socrates
“You take an area, a school, a district, you change the conditions, give people a different sense of possibility, a different set of expectations, a broader range of opportunities, you cherish and value the relationships […]