Ed Tech Quotes

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” – John Dewey

“It is important to remember that educational software, like textbooks, is only one tool in the learning process. Neither can be a substitute for well-trained teachers, leadership, and parental involvement.” – Keith Krueger

“Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.” – Chinese Proverb

“There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if the teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.” – Nancy Kassebaum

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

“The need to know the capital of Florida died when my phone learned the answer. Rather, the students of tomorrow need to be able to think creatively: they will need to learn on their own, adapt to new challenges and innovate on-the-fly.” – Anthony Chivetta

“Any growth requires a temporary loss of security.” – Madeline Hunter

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick

“New technology is common, new thinking is rare.” – Sir Peter Blake

“To understand their world we must be willing to immerse ourselves in that world. We must embrace the new digital reality. If we can’t relate, if we don’t get it, we won’t be able to make schools relevant to the current and future needs of the digital generation.” – Ian Jukes

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action. – Herbert Spencer

“For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.” – Plutarch

“Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.” – Heidi-Hayes Jacobs

“The principle goal of education is to create men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” – Jean Piaget

“Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer, deserves to be.” – David Thornburg“Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” – John W. Gardner

“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” – Bill Gates

“We already knew that kids learned computer technology more easily than adults, It is as if children were waiting all these centuries for someone to invent their native language.” – Jaron Lanier

“Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born.” – Alan Kay

“Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting. Most people learn best by being “with it,” yet school makes them identify their personal, cognitive growth with elaborate planning and manipulation.” – Ivan Illich

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