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Math-Ed Quotes

Inspiration for homeschooling parents and classroom teachers.

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Math-Ed Quotes

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John Taylor Gatto quote

Top 20 Homeschool and Parenting Quotes - Eclectic Homeschooling

Quotable Maths: Colton

Quotable Maths: Colton - Flying Colours Maths

Time spent with nature - worth it! #YRNature

Atiyah on math and art. Excellent quote found at John Cook's Endeavour. Which also has a link to an interesting paper by Atiyah and others on aesthetic and math.

Quote by Erlina Ronda in blog post, "The fun in learning mathematics is in the challenge." Background photo by USAG-Humphreys (CC BY 2.0) via flickr.

The Fun in Learning

James Sylvester on math and music. Found in the TED-Ed video on Math and Music, specifically Beethoven. I had the good fortune of going to the see the Fifth performed by the Grand Rapids Symphony this past weekend, and the TED-Ed lesson got at so much of what I was thinking about. The conductor does a lesson before the concert, and he did a great job setting the stage talking about the Fifths use of Thirds.

Progressive education wisdom...

Some writing advice from John Ruskin (1819-1900).

Few and Plain Is Best

The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God. - Euclid Mashing up the quote from today’s On This Day in Math with a conversation with Jen Silverman about her lovely introduction to constructions in GeoGebra ggbbook.

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." - Beverly Sills, opera singer

Go Teen Writers: There Are No Shortcuts To Any Place Worth Going

"It's in play that the cognitive skills are most acutely developed." --Hara Estroff Marano

Twitter / numbalum89: "It's in play that the cognitive ...

Today’s quote is from Ben Orlin’s blog post "Learning to rock-climb is changing how I’ll teach math." Background photo courtesy of Jason Kasper (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

If This Feels Hard...

The most valuable resource that all teachers have is each other. Without collaboration our growth is limited to our own perspectives. John Meehan

Twitter / TeachersJourney: "The most valuable resource ...

We need to remember that math can be inspirational and we need to help our students see the beauty in it.

Instead of "I don't get it" poster for math class

Math = Love: More Free Math (and Non-Math) Quote Posters - super posters!

Math = Love: More Free Math (and Non-Math) Quote Posters

Today’s quote is from Hollis Easter, via Twitter. Background photo courtesy of Brenda Clarke (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

Teach Three Things

The Value of Failure by JAMI GOLD

The Value of Failure | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author

"Creativity is intelligence having fun." --Albert Einstein

Twitter / Knewton: "Creativity is intelligence ...

Math is alluring...

Twitter / centerofmath: #quote #mathquote ...

Rule of thumb: treat children the same way you treat respected adult friends. Posted by @numbalum89

Twitter / numbalum89: Here's an interesting rule ...

Hard change to make, because it requires a different sort of work. But oh, so motivating!

Twitter / annekenn: Awesome quote! #gafesummit ...

Raising Independent Learners: Today’s quote is from Lucinda Leo at Navigating by Joy. Background photo courtesy of Peter Werkman (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr.

Raising Independent Learners

Embrace Imperfection!!

People remember the things that are important to them--the things they need to know--& forget the rest. Daniel Quinn (from @numbalum89)

Twitter / numbalum89: People remember the things ...