Some great quotes

From Simon Evans:

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in a different time.  – Hebrew proverb

From Greg Farr:

It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.  – Jacob Bronowski

From Richard Florida:

In the US, there are nine cities with more than 1m inhabitants. In China, there are 49. You can be travelling across China, arrive in a city that is twice the size of Houston, and think: I’ve never even heard of this place.  – Rob Gifford

3 Responses to “Some great quotes”

  1. Dude…that second one especially is profound. Thanks for passing those along.

  2. This is my current fav one .. especially good for discussing in PD courses with teachers.
    “The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”

    — Alvin Toffler

  3. We ought to chisel Simon Evans’ quote over the entrances to schools. Never mind “Excellence blah blah blah…”!

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