Einstein as a Teacher

“Never memorize something that you can look up.” Albert Einstein

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.” Albert Einstein

July 28, 1900: Einstein receives his diploma as a mathematics teacher and starts work on his doctoral thesis. Here are two quotes by the great scientist:

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge”.

He also said that”If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough”.

On our Pinterest page we have fun quotes for students and teachers everywhere. https://www.pinterest.com/faradaysc/albert-einstein-on-education/

It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring!

Citations:
http://www.sparknotes.com/biography
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein#/media/File:Einstein1921_by_F_Schmutzer_2.jpg

Teacher to the world!

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27 Comments Add yours

  1. I’m a fan of his quotes. He was a rare scientist who knew how to communicate his ideas.

  2. Hargun Wahi says:

    A brilliant scientist, great teacher and now I get to know how amazing teacher he might have been!
    Thanks for sharing his wonderful quotes:)

  3. Great quotations! I especially enjoy the first one (I’m pretty sure that attitude is typical for lawyers!).

  4. JMDLEFLORE says:

    This quote here ”If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” is what makes people think I can be too complicated/complex at times. But really I understand the hell out of this one. Thanks for sharing this little bit of knowledge.

  5. He is my hero! Love the quotes

  6. Donna says:

    Excellent quotes

  7. Wonderful quotes by Professor Einstein 🙂 I especially like the one, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

    We have a poster on our wall down in our library of him. I always find it interesting that Mr. Quantum resembles Einstein. They both have that fly-away wild hair, and mustache.

    As always, it’s a pleasure to read your posts!

  8. It is always wonderful to have you stop by with so much fun FYI’s. We’ll have to look into Mr Quantum

  9. Oh Thank you! So nice of you to stop by!

  10. Oh thank you so much. They are very inspirational quotes!

  11. Oh thank you! Sometimes simplicity is the way to go.

  12. They are wonderful quotes! Thank you so much for stopping by.

  13. Nice to see you here! They are wonderful quotes.

  14. Yes! An amazing scientist! Thank you so much for stopping by!

  15. JMDLEFLORE says:

    Definitely 😃

  16. Prajakta says:

    Peanuts also said, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Nap this afternoon”

    I have a feeling Einstein would have loved it 🙂

  17. He probably would…lol

  18. I just love the first quote. 🙂 Its so very true..

  19. restlessjo says:

    He seems to have been an amazing man, as well as a great scientist. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  20. Thank you so much for stopping by!

  21. annascuisine says:

    Love all the quotes. He was such a brilliant man. Thanks for sharing.

  22. The quotes are so insightful.

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