Revisiting Barry Schwartz

Posted on: Sat, 07/31/2010 - 17:35 By: dae

Schwartz delivered yet another inspiring talk at TED last year. I didn't have a chance to look at it until today. There are very good inspiring lines in this. Here are but selected few.
And, perharps most important, as teachers, we should strive to be the ordinary heroes, the moral exemplars, to the people we mentor.
-- Barry Schwartz
And there are few things that we have to remember as teachers. One is that we are always teaching. Someone is always watching. The camera is always on.
-- Barry Schwartz
The single most important thing kids need to learn is character. They need to learn to respect themselves. They need to learn to respect their schoolmates. They need to learn to respect their teachers. And, most important, they need to learn to respect learning. That's the principle objective.
-- Barry Schwartz