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‘People will never forget how you made them feel’ (Maya Angelou)

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. (Aristotle) Teaching that impacts is not head to head but heart to heart. (Howard G. Hendricks) The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one … Continue reading

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“I like it when my students cry” – No Learning Without Feeling

Claire Needell Hollander, New York Times Sunday Review, June 8, 2013 The author is an English teacher at a public middle school in Manhattan and the author of the young adult novel “Something Right Behind Her.” She criticizes the Common … Continue reading

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“Something that one really needed to know in the worst way – before one began” (Friedrich Nietzsche)

Thanks Kelly Madole and Elizabeth Gish for pointing that out to me. Every once in a while, I have the irresistible urge to post something funny or at least silly. Being German, loving philosophy and admiring Nietzsche – with qualifications, … Continue reading

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“Our challenge each day is not to get dressed to face the world but to unglove ourselves”

  Daily quote from a favorite book, thematically matched with a song. A side project by Maria Popova. We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, … Continue reading

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