Quotations by Author

William Glasser

Every single major push in education has made it worse and right now it's really bad because everything we've done is de-humanizing education. It's destroying the possibility of the teacher and the student having a warm, friendly, intellectual relationship.

Kids from poor families or poor backgrounds like A's as much as anybody else, but early in their career, by second or third grade, they give up on the idea that they'll ever get them and therefore we are killing them off on something that isn't even important, memorizing facts.

There are two vital issues that teacher educators are not addressing. The first is to teach prospective teachers how to relate to their students so that the students feel the teachers care about them and respect them.

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.