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“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 dehumanized.”
(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."
(James Baldwin)

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will."
(Frederick Douglass)

“We do not really see through our eyes or hear through our ears, but through our beliefs.”
(Lisa Delpit)

"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."
(Chris Rozelle)


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