Touro Course Highlights and Student Outcomes
A teacher's personal philosophy of education is a critical element in his or her approach to guiding children along the path of enlightenment.
- Barbara Wilt
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school." -Albert Einstein "The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."-Albert Einstein "Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."-Albert Einstein
'To be a teacher you must be a prophet - because you are trying to prepare people for a world thirty to fifty years into the future.' Gordon Brown MIT
'The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you are learning you're not old.' Rosalyn Sussman Yalow US Medical Physicist
'We must give more attention to the interplay between the science of teaching - pedagogy - and the art of teaching... A teacher must be anchored in pedagogy and blend imagination, creativity and inspiration into the teaching learning process to ignite a passion for learning in student.' Peyton Williams, President ASCD 2003
'what a child can do today with assistance, she will be able to do by herself tomorrow'. Lev Vygotsky.
- 'The metaphor ( coaching) with sports is meant quite seriously... the coach stands back , observes the performance, and provides guidance. The coach applauds strengths, identifies weaknesses, points up principles, offers guiding and often inspiring imagery, and decides what kind of practice to emphasize.' David Perkins 'Smart Schools.'