Methods Of Teaching Quotes by Isaac Watts, Bertrand Russell, Robert Frost, Albert Einstein, B. F. Skinner, Horace Mann and many others.
Instructors should not only be skilful in those sciences which they teach, but have skill in the method of teaching, and patience in the practice.
More important than the curriculum is the question of the methods of teaching and the spirit in which the teaching is given
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of teaching have not yet entirely strangled that sacred spirit of curiosity and inquiry, for this delicate plant needs freedom no less than stimulation.
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.
The method of teaching which approaches most nearly to the method of investigation is incomparably the best.
The one and only method of teaching men the true religion was established by Divine Providence for the whole world, and for all times: that is, by persuading the understanding through reasons, and by gently attracting or exhorting the will.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Many people who talk about the discovery method of teaching are really talking about arranging a lesson or an experiment so that students discover what they are supposed to discover. That is not an exploration. The whole tradition of exploration is being lost for entire generations.
New laboratories and centers will help our schools lift their standards of excellence and explore new methods of teaching. These centers will provide special training for those who need and deserve special treatment.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
For my part, I am convinced that the method of teaching which approaches most nearly to the method of investigation is incomparably the best; since, not content with serving up a few barren and lifeless truths, it leads to the stock on which they grew.