Teaching philosophy

Nothing endures but change (Heraclitus)

Learning is not a product of schooling but the lifelong attempt to acquire it (Albert Einstein)

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. (Chinese Proverb)

The challenge will not be in how to learn, but in how to use learning
to create something more, to communicate. (Stephen Downes, 2005)

Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them.
Put  there just a spark.
( Anatole France)

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire (W.Yeats)

Where there is a will, there is a way. (Idiom)

Give us the tools and we'll finish the job (Winston Churchill)

If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you got.
If what you are doing isn't working, try something else (NLP)

Grow by doing (Michael Wesch)

"Specialized competence can come only through a more generalized competence, which is to say that economic utility is a by-product of a good education" (Neil Postman)

Life is a learning process. While you are learning, it's exciting.
 If you stop learning, it's over. (Clint Eastwood)

Las musas te han de pillar trabajando. (Pablo Picasso)

What we ask students to do is who we ask them to be (Kathleen Yancey, 2004)

All learning hurts because it changes us in some way. (Michael Wesch)

          I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. (Isaac Asimov)

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. (Pablo Picasso)

Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer...should be.
(Arthur C. Clarke)

         The bad use of a new technology is not an argument
 against its good use (J.Wagensberg)

         Good teaching may overcome a poor choice of technology
but technology will never save bad teaching (Tony Bates, 2005)

         The pipe is more important than the content within the pipe.
 Our ability to learn what we need for tomorrow
is more important than what we know today. (G.Siemens,Connectivism 2004)

        (... to be continued)

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