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Volume 3 Number 11

A new museum dedicated to exploring the role of visual art in children's literature from around the world will open in Amherst, Massachusetts in November 2002...
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Featured Schools
Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
November Poem
The Inward Morning
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Handy Teacher Recipes
Classroom Crafts
Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
Doggy, Doggy, Who Has Your Bone? and themed variations from the Lesson Bank
Turkey Glyph
Alphabet Book
Alphabet Chart
Upcoming Ed Conferences
Letters to the Editor
Art Projects as Learning Activities? &
What is running wonderful classroom teachers out the school doors so early?
November Columns
November Articles
November Informational Items
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Apple Seeds...

by Barb Erickson

Every morning Barb/MI posts an inspiring or thought-provoking quotation we refer to as an "Apple Seed" on the main chatboard

November 2002

Fr, 11-01:
The merit in action lies in finishing it to the end.

~ Genghis Khan

Sa, 11-02:
Exceed expectations.

~ Unknown

Su, 11-03:
You can count on this Ė the past ended one second ago.

~ Charles Swindoll

Mo, 11-04:
Do not turn back at the goal.

~ Pubilius Syrus

Tu, 11-05:
There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid.

~ Gandhi

We, 11-06:
Only from the alliance of everyone working with each other are great things born.

~ Unknown

Th, 11-07:
Choose well. Your choice is brief, and yet endless.

~ Goethe

Fr, 11-08:
Nothing astonishes others so much as common sense and plain dealing.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sa, 11-09:
Nurture your mind with great thoughts.

~ Benjamin Disraeli

Su, 11-10:
Success is good management in action.

~ William E. Holler

Mo, 11-11:
People, unlike the animals, have never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.

~ Samuel Butler

Tu, 11-12:
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.

~ Marie Curie

We, 11-13:
The shell must be cracked apart if what is in it is to come out, for if you want the kernel you must break the shell.

~ Meister Eckhart

Th, 11-14:
Believe that you have it, and you have it.

~ Latin proverb

Fr, 11-15:
Whatever you are, be a good one.

~ Abraham Lincoln

Sa, 11-16:
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

~ Andre Gide

Su, 11-17:
Opportunities are seldom labeled.

~ Unknown

Mo, 11-18:
To change oneís life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions!

~ William James

Tu, 11-19:
Life can disappoint you only if you let it.

~ Mark Hopkins

We, 11-20:
What saves us is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but we have to take it.

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Th, 11-21:
Always keep a window open in your mind for new ideas.

~ Unknown

Fr, 11-22:
In the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our childrenís future. And we are all mortal.

~ John F. Kennedy

Sa, 11-23:
The ultimate measure of a person is not where s/he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where s/he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Su, 11-24:
Donít try to fix the students; fix ourselves first. The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed.

~ Marva Collins

Mo, 11-25:
Real life isnít always going to be perfect or go our way, but the recurring acknowledgement of what is working in our lives can help us not only to survive but surmount our difficulties.

~ Sarah Van Breathnach

Tu, 11-26:
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilization. Without it, the imagination is but the echo of itself, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.

~ Bill Moyers

We, 11-27:
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.

~ John F. Kennedy

Th, 11-28:
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

~ Melody Beattie

Fr, 11-29:
Life is like a bicycle. You donít fall off unless you stop pedaling.

~ Unknown

Sa, 11-30:
The foundation of excellence lies in self-control.

~ H. L. Baugher

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