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Re: a little thought

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Numo Jaeger and Michael Miller (jaegmil)
Sat, 01 Feb 1997 10:46:57 -0500

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Courtney,
Thank you for sharing this wonderful quote. I had to share it with a bunch
of my friends and fellow teachers. As educators we need to remind ourselves
that the whole child is more important than subject. Teach self respect,
teach kindness and the learning will follow...

Numo

> You Are A Marvel
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> "Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a
>moment that will never be again...And what do we teach our children? We
>teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of France.
> When will we also teach them what they are?
> We should say to each of them: Do you know what you are? You are a
>marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never
>been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the
>way you move.
> You may become a Shakespeare, a Michaelangelo, a Beethoven. You
>have the capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel. And when you grow
>up, can you then harm another who is, like you, a marvel?
> You must work - we must all work - to make the world worthy of its
>children."
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> Pablo Casals
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