Quotations on Classroom

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Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
- Bob Beauprez
(Keywords: Children, Classroom, Common sense, Focus, Teachers)

Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.
- Conrad Burns
(Keywords: Work, Care, Classroom, Compassion, Duty, Future, Montana, Sense, Teachers)

The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.
- John Ciardi
(Keywords: Classroom, World)

The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general - not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well.
- Roger Clemens
(Keywords: Life, Baseball, Body, Classroom, Pretty, Quick)

One in four children being victimized? That's about seven children in every classroom. That's a significant proportion of the population.
- Wendy Craig
(Keywords: Being, Children, Classroom, Population)

And that's actually the brunt of what we do is, people going straight from their workplace, straight from home, straight into the classroom and working directly with the students. So then we're able to work with thousands and thousands more students.
- Dave Eggers
(Keywords: Work, Home, People, Classroom, Students)

When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments.
- Philip Emeagwali
(Keywords: Age, Education, Classroom, College, Result, Years)

Remember the picture of the president in the classroom, being told of the attack by chief of staff Andy Card? The American people thought they were seeing a man suddenly thrust into a grave challenge no one could have anticipated.
- Howard Fineman
(Keywords: Thought, People, American, Being, Challenge, Classroom, Grave, Man, President)

Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply.
- Stanley Fish
(Keywords: History, Thought, Idea, Classroom, Influence, May, Students)

While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Keywords: Life, Classroom, Projects, Research, Students)

I was terrified of being a teacher. To stand in front of a classroom, the responsibility is boggling. Imagine! Standing in front of people!
- John Glover
(Keywords: Being, Classroom, Responsibility)

The world is the true classroom. The most rewarding and important type of learning is through experience, seeing something with our own eyes.
- Jack Hanna
(Keywords: Experience, Classroom, Eyes, Learning, World)

You get on TV and you become more of a star and it makes it real hard to go back to school and sit in a classroom, put your hand up if you have a question or something.
- Owen Hart
(Keywords: Classroom, Question, School)

I'm a comedian first. I've learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that's how I've learned. I didn't take classes or anything. I don't need no classroom.
- Steve Harvey
(Keywords: Life, Act, Classroom, First)

Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes - and they interact well. The growth of the home schooling movement means that more and more children are learning together, just not in a traditional classroom.
- Ernest Istook
(Keywords: Home, Growth, Children, Classroom, Learning)

Children learn and remember at least as much from the context of the classroom as from the content of the coursework.
- Lawrence Kutner
(Keywords: Children, Classroom, Content)

Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros.
- Rebecca Lobo
(Keywords: Athletes, Classroom, College, Focus, Reason)

When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books.
- Norman MacCaig
(Keywords: Books, Classroom, Nothing, Teachers)

Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
- Marshall McLuhan
(Keywords: Classroom, Eloquence, Today)

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Work, Classroom, Learning)

Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
- Roger Moore
(Keywords: Home, Love, Children, Classroom, Generosity, Manners, Parents, Will)

Children are already accustomed to a world that moves faster and is more exciting than anything a teacher in front of a classroom can do.
- Major Owens
(Keywords: Children, Classroom, World)

We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher's salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.
- Major Owens
(Keywords: Work, People, Classroom, Order, Teachers)

Furthermore, we believe that health care reform, again I said at the beginning of my remarks, that we sent the three pillars that the President's economic stabilization and job creation initiatives were education and innovation - innovation begins in the classroom - clean energy and climate, addressing the climate issues in an innovative way to keep us number one and competitive in the world with the new technology, and the third, first among equals I may say, is health care, health insurance reform.
- Nancy Pelosi
(Keywords: Education, Health, Technology, Beginning, Care, Classroom, Climate, Creation, Energy, First, Innovation, Job, May, President, Reform, World)

I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom.
- Richard Price
(Keywords: Classroom, Land, Students, Thinking)

Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it's not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time.
- Roy Romer
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Classroom, Learning, Productivity)

One of my earliest memories... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing.
- Dave Van Ronk
(Keywords: Classroom, Memories, Old, Years)

The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Keywords: Classroom, Criticism, Evolution, Theory)

As they work hard for our children, America's teachers often reach into their own pockets to make sure they have the best classroom supplies. I feel strongly that the federal government should help make up for their personal financial burden.
- John Warner
(Keywords: Government, Work, Financial, America, Burden, Children, Classroom, Help, Teachers)

It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
- Paul Weyrich
(Keywords: Children, Classroom, Conversation, Parents, Television)

The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus.
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Keywords: Education, Building, Classroom, First)









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