Website Construction for Teachers
“I’ve come to a frightening conclusion. I am the decisive element
in the classroom. It is my personal approach that creates the
climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher,
I possess tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or
joyous. I can be an instrument of torture or an instrument of
inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all
situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will
be escalated or de-escalated, and a child is humanized or
(Dr. Haim Ginott)
"See a need, fill a need"
"The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins
to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he
is being educated."
"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it
“We do not really see through our eyes or hear through our ears,
but through our beliefs.”
"It’s definitely easier to scare high schoolers into behaving than
it is to come up with solutions. If students are allowed to have a
voice, then we may have to deal with their actual, personal issues
that no one else wants to hear about. We may be forced to use
empathy instead of detention slips."