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- “We realize that the world is changing and our kids will live in a different world and work in jobs that are not yet created. It’s our duty to give them the best competencies in order to achieve their 21st century goals.” – M. Doukas, Greece
- “The most important thing right now is that we are trying to get the standards in the hands of the population and bridge the gap between teachers and parents so we can start communicating around the standards, and that will take some considerable effort.” – Mick Hewitt, USA
- “I hope one of the things I can contribute to this world is the opportunity for more children to have access to the best education possible by using technology to extend the reach of great teachers, redesign schools in student-centric ways, and bring the joy back into the learning process.” – Heather Staker, USA
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“The importance of the educational task is not to find new Einsteins, or to show how much the teacher knows, but to detect the best potential in students and to help in their development.” – Uriel Aiskovich, Argentina
“Although it seems that children are born with a “mouse” or “mobile” in their hand, they actually need assistance from adults to cope with digital literacy: privacy, ethics, critical thinking.” – Estonia
“You only make a difference in education by making a difference with individual students.” – Australia
“Traditional systems of learning should be converted into digital learning so that concepts can be taught to learners in a fun and engaging way.” – India
“The connections we make as teachers and the collaborations that students are able to get involved in are crucial in students developing international-mindedness.” – Switzerland
“Art education programs sit dangerously close to the chopping block during times of financial difficulties.” – USA
“Don’t try too many things at once. Find one thing to do, do it right, and start small. If it is successful, it will grow.” – USA
“Personalization of education for every child is now within the reach of educators through technology systems and use.” – USA
“Students engage in and remember lessons from unique classroom experiences; the old lecture style formats do not work with today’s students.” – USA
“Teachers need to find their own ways to learn and not wait for professional development to come to them.” – USA
“The biggest obstacle in the US is the single-minded obsession with testing and accountability with little or no effort to help teachers improve.” – USA
“When you talk about putting an Xbox in the classroom the first thing you think is “you’re putting a video game in the classroom?”- USA
“Kids don’t vote, and parents often don’t have the educations they deserve and don’t know how to change things, so the caretaking of our future is left to the teachers and administrators.” – USA