Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be, the experience and knowledge gained by trying them out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination.
The processes of teaching the child that everything cannot be as he wills it are apt to be painful both to him and to his teacher.
We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy that can lift us out of our difficulties.
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.