I Am Proud To Be An American Teacher

Jan 24, 2012 by

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[i]t is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” Albert Einstein

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[t]eachers open the door. You enter by yourself.” Chinese Proverb

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[w]here there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.” Charles F. Kettering

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[I] cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.” Socrates

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[t]he aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think–rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves.” Bill Beattie

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[g]ood teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” Josef Albers

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[h]e who asks a question may be a fool for five minutes. But he who never asks a question remains a fool forever.” Tom J. Connell

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[o]ne must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try.” Sophocles

I am proud to be an American teacher because “[a]nyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Henry Ford

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