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I Learn from Children I Learn from Children by Caroline Pratt
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I Learn from Children Quotes (showing 1-13 of 13)
“Children...need most of the same things adults need--consideration, respect for their work, the knowledge that they and the things they do are taken seriously.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“The most important phase of a child’s life was the beginning of it. He must be started right.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“Childhood’s work is learning, and it is in his play...that the child works at his job.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“The freest child is the child who is most interested in what he is doing, and at whose hand are the materials for his work or play.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“The more closely he has observed the tugboat, the more deeply he has been stirred by it, and the more eagerly and vividly he will strive to recreate it, in building, in drawing, in words.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“It is only in retrospect that the high points of our lives rise up, flaunting banners.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“This was not the last time I was to spoil my own fun by asking questions.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“Education [is] not an end in itself but [is] the first step in a progress which should continue during a lifetime.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“A school’s job [is] to begin education.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“A lifetime is not too long to spend in learning about the world.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“Children do not grow up all of a piece; look for the child of seven, especially to take many backward glances at the way he has come, while bounds and leaps unevenly ahead in his growth.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“From the earliest days, we knew that it was not possible to do good work with the little children without the help of their parents.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children
“In his play he is no longer an onlooker merely; he is a part of the busy world of adults. He is practicing to take his place in that world when he is grown. He is getting is education.”
Caroline Pratt, I Learn from Children