St. Matthew,Home of the Falcons

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May God Bless our 2019-2020 Fourth Grade Class.  Through God's guidance and prayers, may we have a remarkable learning experience, to grow as a class, to love, and respect one another.
  •  "The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers rather than to fill it with the accumulation of others." -- Tyron Edwards
  •  "Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three
  • "Learning is finding out what we already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, and teachers."
  • "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence."
  •  "A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron."
  • "The greatest sign of a success for a to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist."
  •   "Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve."
  • "Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."
  •  "If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in."
  • "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." -- Albert Einstein
  • "It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted."
  •  "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -- Benjamin Franklin