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Words of Wisdom

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything
that can be counted counts.
- Albert Einstein


Better learning will not come from finding better ways for the teacher to instruct but from giving the learner better opportunities to construct.
-Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms and The Children's Machine

This group is also connected to the Elementary-Lesson-Share Yahoo group and its spin-offs on the Yahoo network. The E-L-S group was created 15 years ago so its membership is much larger, thus, the level of participation is higher.

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More Words of Wisdom

Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words.

Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviors.

Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits.

Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.

Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.

-Mahatma Gandhi

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