Quotations From ROBERT JOHN MEEHAN


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  • 'Just one teacher with a desire to teach those most impoverished is equal to a force of 100 corporate or political education reformers who have only a passing interest in them.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'A gifted teacher is not only prepared to meet the needs of today's student, but is also prepared to see the tomorrow in every student.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'Every authentic teacher understands that chasing test scores is not the same as building and nurturing a culture of learning.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'Be a reflective teacher. Honestly look at what you do from time to time. Evaluate the purpose of your role as a teacher.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'It is the open mindedness and the seeking out of new information and practices that insures teachers continued success in the classroom.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'Too many students don't know what success feels like, thus repeated failure is no longer scary or painful, it's become the norm. Help create the new norm.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'The most beneficial reform is the result of people working together to make positive educational change. Become part of that process.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'Measuring student growth and development is not like measuring the reproduction of a single model on an assembly line. It is a complex system of helping to figure out where a student is, and how to help them get where they are going.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'It's tragic that we are mandated to turn so many eager young learners into frustrated test performers.'
    Robert John Meehan
  • 'Children are accustomed to a world that often moves faster and is often more exciting than anything a teacher just sitting in front of a classroom can do.'
    Robert John Meehan
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