Principles of Teaching
Bloomsburg University
Summer 2005


Thurday, June 2 2005

-Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B.F. Skinner

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
- Alexander Dumas


Why did the teacher wear sunglasses ?
Because his class was so bright !
Did you hear about the cross eyed teacher ?
He couldn't control his pupils !
Teacher: What family does the octopus belong to ?
Pupil: Nobody I know !



I Don't Want to Go to School

Early one morning, a mother went in to wake up her son.
"Wake up, son. It's time to go to school!"
"But why, Mom? I don't want to go."
"Give me two reasons why you don't want to go."
"Well, the kids hate me for one, and the teachers hate me, too!"
"Oh, that's no reason not to go to school. Come on now and get ready."
"Give me two reasons why I *should* go to school."
"Well, for one, your 52 years old. And for another, you're the PRINCIPAL

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Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301