Newman’s The Idea of a University advocates his ideas of university education seeking to guard against obscureantism in education. The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image. 57. If our schools are still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools.
But this quotation says quantifiable factors aren’t enough to make a school a quality place of learning. A genuine love of learning is one of the two delinquencies which cause blindness and lead a young man to ruin. The directory is designed as a general bibliographic resource as well as a tool for use in teacher training in peace education.
From my grandfather’s father, I learned to dispense with attendance at public schools, and to enjoy good teachers at home, and to recognize that on such things money should be eagerly spent. Children need the freedom and time to play. If a child can’t learn the way we teach maybe we should teach the way thay learn.
Education is perhaps one of the most important ingredients to a happy, successful, and constructive life. This quotation provides part of the foundation for the court to argue that racially segregated schools, by definition, deprive black students of their rights.
Come share in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook. The message: As a teacher, you’re the most important part of a young student’s life. Black students’ schools in several states prepared to improve quantifiable factors—buildings, supplies, and teacher qualifications—in anticipation of the Brown verdict.