As we begin the new year, I wanted to share some quotes that I think have a good message for everyone who works in a school. I hope you find inspiration in the words of these authors and other educators. In keeping it simple, I found these quotes on http://edquotes.wikispaces.com/, http://synthesizingeducation.com, and http://www.brainyquote.com.
In 2011, keep learning and relearning, challenging yourself and your students, engaged and engaging, and understanding that as you learn and try new technologies, it will not always go the way you planned. Nor will it be perfect. Embrace the messiness and believe in your importance.
"The illiterate of the won't be those who can't read & write but those who can't learn unlearn & relearn" - Alvin Toffler
“Indeed, the role I give the computer is that of a carrier of cultural 'germs' or 'seeds' whose intellectual products will not need technological support once they take root in an actively growing mind.” Seymour Papert
Deal and Peterson