Kindle Quotes
If principals merely enable teachers to work together and do not help forge the final link to actual learning, the process will fail.
I turn off the screen. I don’t want to read anything that will spoil this feeling: that I am adrift in calm waters. It’s
Veronica Roth
Veronica Roth - Allegiant (Divergent Book 3)Allegiant (Divergent Book 3)
(Via )
I think the more people you love, the happier you are, you know?
That John Adams and Thomas Jefferson had died on the same day, and that it was, of all days, the Fourth of July, could not be seen as a mere coincidence: it was a “visible and palpable” manifestation of “Divine favor,” wrote John Quincy in his diary that night, expressing what was felt and would be said again and again everywhere the news spread.
David McCullough
David McCullough - John AdamsJohn Adams
(Via George R.)
What often makes them exceptionally successful are a core group of things they are exceptionally good at. It’s plausible that developing what you’re already good at could improve your teaching just as much, if not more, than working on your weaknesses, though even more likely is that a combination of the two would yield the best outcomes.
Manetho, an ancient Egyptian priest and historian who lived twenty-three hundred years ago.
Researchers placed a flower in a tank of water and when it was removed they observed droplets from the water using the techniques the Institute has developed. They found that all the droplets contained the image of the flower (put ‘water has a memory’ into YouTube to see a video).
Such a life necessarily integrated private and public, the inner and the outer reality—hearing and following: there was no other way of being a Christian.
Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars’ worth of groceries. Today, a five-year-old can do it. —Henny Youngman
Benjamin Graham
Benjamin Graham - The Intelligent Investor, Rev. EdThe Intelligent Investor, Rev. Ed
(Via Cristian)