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Quote Of The Day: “the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow”


Diana Laufenberg sent out a tweet of this great quote from the scientist Rachel Carson of Silent Spring fame.

She found it in a Brain Picking post about an earlier book by Carson.

I was particularly struck by it echoes a comment by Sir Ken Robinson in his discussion of the importance of helping students develop intrinsic motivation.

First, I’ll share the Carson quote, followed by Robinson’s comment:



Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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