William Glasser Quotes


38 William Glasser quotes:



"When we label anyone "bad", we will have more trouble dealing with him than if we could have settled for a lesser label."
Author: Glasser Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced."
"We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun."
"Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no."
"No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence."
"You can acquire a lot of knowledge without ever going to school."
"We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher."
"Without pay, no human being will work up to their ability if he or she is not cared for and respected."
"To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education."
"As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families."
"I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge."
"If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior."
"The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned."
Author: Glasser Quotes Category: American Psychologist Quotes Students Quotes
"If you improve education by teaching for competence, eliminating schooling, and connecting with students, the test scores will improve."
"We almost always have choices, and the better the choice, the more we will be in control of our lives."
"In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help."
"Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about."
"There is plenty of competition in a Glasser Quality School in that there is winning but no losing."
"This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth."
"Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less?"



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