21 Twenty-First Century Quotes from Teachers and Thought Leaders around the World
Why do we love educational quotes so much? Is it the poetry, art, wit, intelligence and soul that they exude?
Or is it more about us, and how they make us feel?
I think that the best quotes feed our senses in a myriad of ways. Here are some examples to get you inspired.
These days, I’m often more inspired by quotes freshly coined by my colleagues or current thought leaders than I am by well-known quotes coming from classical literature. I think it’s because I like to be smitten by the 21st century thoughts I serendipitously stumble across while navigating the cloud. They are personal, they are real, and they are written by people like you and me, people who want to make a difference.
( Disclaimer: I’m only human and don’t have time to read everything – these are blogs or educators I’m most familiar with.)
I have decided that Oscar Wilde, William butler Yeats, and other giants in literature will have to step aside just for today so that we can appreciate the here and now. Only so much can fit in one article [*winks*].
2) Embrace change in education
Andre Klein – “ A Mindful Guide To Online Living
3) Edupreneuring and intrepid decision –making.
4) Step out of your comfort zone
5) Community building and leadership
6) Best foot forward
7) mELTing in Activities
8 ) Integrating Activities
Online teaching twins Pin & Trippp’ from Tripppin’– fun & fascinating alter egos of Mau Buchler say
Hmm…..Mash this up, put it in the blender and let some digital natives to go on a rampage.
9) Unwrapping your mind
10) Visual learning
12) Listening and Empathy
13) The nature of repetition
14) We are the champions
16) ‘Englishes’, accents and diversity.
17) Mission statement
18) The rhyme and reason of disruption
19) The ultimate online circus
20) Making sense out of chaos: professional development with social media
21) Thinking with half of your brain/left-brain dominance