Resources for Staff

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
– Stacia Tauscher

“Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.”
– Marilyn Jager Adam

“Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.”
– Paula Poundstone

“Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.”
– Chinese proverb

“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.”
– Ever Garrison

“What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“If a child lives with approval, he learns to live with himself.”
– Dorothy Law Nolte

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”
– Abraham Maslow

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”
– Clay P. Bedford

“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.”
– Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
– B.B. King