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Today’s Quote:

“Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Today’s Quote:

“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand.” -Native American Saying

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Today’s Quote:

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward 

Let’s hope we can all inspire…

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Today’s Quote:

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and you feel a little as if you’ve lost a friend.” – Paul Sweeney

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Whenever I get excited about the political environment, or what may or may not be happening in the Congress or Senate; I’m remind of this quote that is attributed to John Adams: “In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm and three or more is a Congress.”

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As most of you know, I’m “Old School”…I still read books…and like anything else in life, the more you do of something the better you become.  Several years ago The National Reading Panel stated:  “Students who do not develop reading fluency, regardless of how bright they are, are likely to remain poor readers throughout their lives.”

“There is ample evidence that one of the major differences between poor and good readers is the difference in the quantity of total time they spend reading.”

 

 

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Today’s Quote:

“Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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