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"Teaching: Changing minds."   Zagami

"The more time spent teaching, the less time available for learning."   Zagami





"What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?" Cicero

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?" Albert Einstein 

"It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet strangled the holy curiosity of enquiry." Albert Einstein

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t mat­ter and those who mat­ter don’t mind.”  Dr. Seuss

"Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time." Hebrew Proverb

"We have to think of ways to use games not just to escape reality but to re-engage with reality." Henry Jenkins

"If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one, than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind."  John Mill

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” Plato

"Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia." Charles Schulz 

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw

"Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." Whole Earth Catalog (1974)

There is a story about Thomas Watson Sr., the first President of IBM. A young worker had made a mistake that lost IBM $1M in business. She was called in to the President’s office and as she walked in said, “Well, I guess you have called me here to fire me.” “Fire you?” Mr. Watson replied, “I just spent $1M on your education!” Unkown

"There isn't a person anywhere who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can." Henry Ford

"We must become the change we want to see." Mahatma Gandhi

"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." Albert Einstein

"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift." Albert Einstein

"Anyone who is not a programmer is part of the program" Unkown

"I read a study that measured the efficiency of locomotion for various species on the planet. The condor used the least energy to move a kilometer. Humans came in with a rather unimpressive showing about a third of the way down the list....That didn't look so good, but then someone at Scientific American had the insight to test the efficiency of lomotion for a man on a bicycle and a man on a bicycle blew the condor away.

"That's what a computer is to me: the computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds."  Steve Jobs

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” Margaret Mead

"Let my playing be my learning, and my learning be my playing." Huizinga






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