Inspirational quotes for Preschool Teachers

For preschool teachers when they are low

A Good teacher Explains…A Superior teacher demonstrates…A GREAT teacher Inspires. Unknown

Minds are like parachutes. They only function if they are open. Thomas Dewar

If only you could sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.  Fred Rogers

What you leave behind is not what is engraved on stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. ~ Pericles

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions. Anonymous

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. John Powell

Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. George Evans

I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand. Chinese Proverb

Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts with posing questions. D.T. Max

Nothing is ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Learning is not a spectator sport. Anonymous

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein

What we learn with pleasure we never forget. Alfred Mercier

Most teachers waste their time by asking questions which are intended to discover what a pupil does not know whereas the true art of questioning has for its purpose to discover what the pupil knows or is capable of knowing. Albert Einstein

We learn…
10% of what we read
, 20% of what we hear, 
30% of what we see
, 50% of what we both hear and see, 
70% of what is discussed, 
80% of what we experience personally and 
95% of what we teach to someone else”. William Glasser

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.  Neil Postman

Children are one third of our population and all of our future.  Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981

While we try to teach our children all about life,
 our children teach us what life is all about.
 Angela Schwindt

There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.  Frank A. Clark

The more children know about language…the better equipped they are to succeed in reading.  Burns, Griffin and Snow

Children who engage in rich conversations with responsive adults become reflective thinkers.  Conversation brings deeper meaning to life as children seek to contemplate and understand their world.  Conversation is the comprehension connection.  Ketch, 2005

Literacy for indigenous families involves the ability to communicate … by being able to read and interpret local symbols of nature, in order to sustain and maintain family and culture.   Williams-Kennedy, 2004