Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Elementary Quotes from famous persons: Philip Zimbardo, Amandla Stenberg, Janet Mock, Warren Farrell, Stockwell Day. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Elementary Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
Boys are 30 percent more likely than girls to drop out of school. In Canada, five boys drop out for every three girls. Girls outperform boys now at every level, from elementary school to graduate school.
I come from a very musical family. My dad taught me to play guitar. I play violin and drums as well. Violin, I started in elementary school. Drums actually came when I was in a program called ‘Rock Star,’ which was really awesome. We were doing a song by the Ramones, so I thought, ‘Why not play the drums?’
If the Liberals‘ law is passed, will sex education in the schools, including elementary grades, include the same portrayals of sexual activity which presently exist in heterosexual instruction? Will there be the same presentation of homosexual activity? Of course there will.
I went to elementary school in Ottawa, and then to a private secondary school.
I was born in the small town of Gorizia, Italy, on 31 March, 1934. My father was an electrical engineer at the local telephone company and my mother an elementary school teacher.
I have to admit that I’m not very good with grammar. They taught grammar in elementary and high school, but I went to public schools, so I never really learned it.
I think it’s so important in preschool and in kindergarten and elementary school that we’re not biasing ourselves.
I had trained myself not to go to the bathroom throughout my elementary and junior high school years because I was bullied. And you don’t understand why you’re being bullied, so you just suppress it.
I always got good grades in creative writing from elementary school on up.
I majored in elementary education, and I have a passion for kids.
From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
Back when I was in elementary school, I didn’t have many friends.
From the time I was in elementary school, I wanted to work in the family business.
Not only do African students deserve excellent universities, they deserve good elementary and secondary schools, too – and then, to have access to ongoing vocational and job training to ensure their skills remain as relevant as possible to African organizations.
I had been encouraged a lot by my parents and my sixth grade teacher, James Doyle at Main Street Elementary School. He was an early supporter of my writing ability.
In elementary and high school, I never considered acting as a profession.
It’s great because all of my friends from elementary school are still my closest friends.
Many of my books are set in New Jersey because that’s where I was born and raised. I lived there until my kids finished elementary school. Then we moved to New Mexico, the setting for ‘Tiger Eyes.’
I was a Russian dancer in my elementary school production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ when I was in third grade or fourth grade. I was one of the younger kids accepted into the play, and the plays were pretty impressive, let me say.
I just didn’t fit the stereotypes of gay men. I was an ESPN addict as far back as elementary school. I’d also had early crushes on girls.
Even when I was in school shows, in elementary school doing plays, I’d always go off book and start improvising.
The problem of the minimum dwelling is that of establishing the elementary minimum of space, air, light, and heat required by man in order that he be able to fully develop his life functions without experiencing limitations due to his dwelling, i.e. a minimum modus vivendi in place of a modus non moriendi.
The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
I obtained eight years of elementary education in a two-room school, where I encountered a stern but engaging teacher who awakened my intellect with instruction that would seem rigorous today in many colleges. History figured large in the curriculum, exciting for me what was to become an enduring interest.
My parents were born and brought up in New York City. My father was trained as an electrical engineer, and my mother was an elementary school teacher. They were the children of Jewish immigrants who had come to the United States from England and Lithuania in the late 1800s.
In 1956, when I began doing theoretical physics, the study of elementary particles was like a patchwork quilt. Electrodynamics, weak interactions, and strong interactions were clearly separate disciplines, separately taught and separately studied. There was no coherent theory that described them all.
As a child, I walked with my friends to Rosa Parks Elementary and then to Ben Franklin Middle School. I rode Muni to Galileo High School. And thanks to amazing teachers who believed in me and supported me along the way, I was able to matriculate to another public school: the University of California at Davis.
My mom was my rock, my confidant and my best friend. She was an elementary school teacher who worked with students with disabilities and she lived every day giving back to her family and her community.
The dumbing down of elementary and secondary education has made its way to the collegiate level; too many unprepared students are admitted despite their inability to do college-level work.
I went to seven different elementary schools.
When I got a chance, I went back and shared those experiences that were important to me. George Washington High, the campus at San Francisco State, and even back to Emerson Elementary school and Roosevelt Junior High. I was happy to do it, to go back and see if all the same teachers were there.
I’d play every position when I was in elementary school and junior high. I was playing as guard, too.
Growing up in Houston I did go through the public school system. I went to Parker Elementary, Johnston Junior High and Westbury Senior High.
My maternal grandmother – she was a compulsive reader. She had only been through five grades of elementary school, but she was a member of the municipal library, and she brought home two or three books a week for me. They could be dime novels or Balzac.
Junior high and elementary school, those girls were so, so mean to me.
I had a tightly knit group of female friends in elementary school – we called ourselves the Sensational Six.
I’ve always surrounded myself with other artists. My close friends, people I’ve been in relationships with – I went to an arts high school – even my elementary school was arts based.
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars.
I used to do poetry in elementary school. I used to just write.
Textbook science is beautiful! Textbook science is comprehensible, unlike mere fascinating words that can never be truly beautiful. Elementary science textbooks describe simple theories, and simplicity is the core of scientific beauty. Fascinating words have no power, nor yet any meaning, without the math.
There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress.
Writing for children hadn’t occurred to me when I was younger, but nine years of teaching in the upper elementary grades had given me a deep appreciation of the gifts and graces that are specific to individuals with 10 or 11 years of experience as human beings.
I work with elementary- and middle school-age girls.
Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
My elementary education was at Christ Church infant school and St. Stephen’s junior school. At St. Stephen’s, I encountered my first real mentor, the headmaster Mr. Broakes. He must have spotted something unusual in me, for he spent lots of time encouraging my interest in mathematics.
I grew up in a small town in a low-income family and was the only black kid in my elementary school. I felt like an outsider, and since I didn’t know of LGBT people – much less LGBT black women – living happy, healthy, and successful lives, I didn’t believe I could ever marry or have a child.
I studied voice and piano fairly seriously during my elementary and high school days, and as such, I became very attuned to rhythm and cadence and voice.
When I was in elementary school, I was very interested in science already. I must have been ten or eleven years old. I started experiments with chemistry sets at my home in Mexico. I was able to borrow a bathroom and convert it to a laboratory. My parents supported it. They were pleased. My friends just tolerated it.
Until the end of elementary school, I lived in a suburban area, so the type of village I used to live in is borderline between village and the city, so I’m familiar with the rustic environment.
I attended the elementary school at Schweinfurt and the secondary school.
I was in elementary school in Mississippi, and when Katrina hit, my mom put me in home school. So ever since sixth grade, I’ve been home schooled, which was interesting.
I was born in 1943 and raised in the Bronx, in a high rise apartment complex known as Parkchester, the only child of Max, an accountant who worked in the garment district in Manhattan, and Rose, an elementary school teacher.
Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
In elementary school, I read every single space book in the library about all the planets, about nebulas, about black holes. So for as long as I can remember, I’ve been just looking up at the stars and wondering what’s out there and even what may be looking back at us.
The elementary school I went to, Valencia Park, was focused on the arts.
Belief in God is an elementary form of selflessness – the acknowledgement of responsibility toward a hypothetical ‘Other’.
My siblings, along with my parents Chris and Kath, are the reason that I am successful. Whether I wanted to become an elementary school teacher, enter and win Alternative Miss Ireland, enroll to do a Ph.D., or visit the White House to speak about fashion and disability, they supported me.
During my elementary and middle school years, my mother made me and my siblings’ lunches every single day – this was affordable for a Marine climbing the ranks and supporting a family of six.
I attended elementary school and high school in Mexico City. I was already fascinated by science before entering high school; I still remember my excitement when I first glanced at paramecia and amoebae through a rather primitive toy microscope.
I was born in Champaign in 1918. From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools, I went to the University High School in the twin city, Urbana.
It’s absolutely crucial that every child-serving organization – be it an elementary school, daycare, or community center – provide its children with time and space to play.
Information-sharing is elementary to good intelligence work.
I went to public school, elementary through high school. I went to homecoming, to football games, pep rallies, I got detention, I got an F. I’ve done it all.
From the ages of five to twelve, I attended the Saint Laurence O’Toole elementary school in Lawrence, a city next to Methuen, and was taught by sisters of the Catholic order of Notre Dame de Namour. I enjoyed all my subjects there. I do not remember ever learning any science, except for mathematics.
When I attained my seventh year, my father, whose ear was unmusical but who was nevertheless passionately fond of music, gave me my elementary lessons on the violin; in a very few months, I was able to play all manner of compositions at sight.
The reason we should do a carbon tax is because it’s the right thing to do. It’s economics 101, elementary stuff.
Growing up in the ’80s in central New Jersey as a weird kid with a blue mohawk listening to the Sex Pistols and dressing really funky, I was bullied pretty badly. It was every single day in elementary school and kept going into middle school, too. I felt totally alone, without a single person there for me.
My mother grew up in abject poverty in Mississippi, an elementary school dropout. Yet, with the support of women around her, she returned to school and graduated as class valedictorian – the only one of her seven siblings to finish high school. She became a librarian and then a United Methodist minister.
There were two hoods, Magnolia and Castalia; I went to Magnolia Elementary. Back then there was slick beefing – all the Castalia kids would go over to Magnolia.
That economic decisions are made without certain knowledge of the consequences is pretty self-evident. But, although many economists were aware of this elementary fact, there was no systematic analysis of economic uncertainty until about 1950.
It can no longer be an afterthought in a child’s development that the analytical side is not of equal to the creative side. That the creative side can be pushed aside and we just push the analytical side. Especially with the development of a child’s brain at the elementary levels.
One of the principal achievements of physics in the 20th century has been the revelation that the atom is not indivisible or elementary at all but has a complex structure.
Most American elementary schools and high schools, and nearly all colleges and universities, teach everything that is significant from a liberal/Left perspective.
I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years, where I watched children successfully matriculate into elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city.
Technically you need the extra dimensions. At first people didn’t like them too much, but they’ve got a big benefit, which is that the ability of string theory to describe all the elementary particles and their forces along with gravity depends on using the extra dimensions.
My dad worked for a generator company and then UC Berkeley, and my mom was as a dental hygienist and then eventually a history teacher. My uncles and aunts, all of them are elementary school teachers or scientists.
It sounds elementary, but I’ve seen some really talented kids leave Barca because they wouldn’t listen or thought they had become a professional before they did. If you are not good in a group then you don’t have a place at Barca.
When I was growing up, my mother would always say, ‘It will go on your permanent record.’ There was no ‘permanent record.’ If there were a ‘permanent record,’ I’d never be able to be a lawyer. I was such a bum in elementary school and high school… There is a permanent record today, and it’s called the Internet.
We knew we were different, even from our elementary school days. We were the class clowns; we engaged with people differently. We knew there was something out there that was meant for us.
I love teaching creative writing, and I think I’m good at it, but in a different life, I could have been teaching elementary school.
The Democrats have shown little interest in legislating, but unlimited interested in investigating every aspect of President Trump‘s life. It’s a wonder they haven‘t subpoenaed his elementary school report cards.
The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness dominates the working class. I would call it elementary class consciousness of the working class.
The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.
Parents need a full continuum of care and support from birth to kindergarten that is affordable and accessible – that means full day and full year. And let’s not forget that even in elementary school, working parents need access to the same kind of quality, affordable after-school programs!
I went to elementary school in Falls Church, Va.
Hoping to instill my love of learning in other children, I taught my first class at a local elementary school the year my first book, ‘Flying Fingers,’ debuted; since then, I have spoken at hundreds of schools, classrooms and conferences around the world.
‘Elementary’ is a strong show; we watch it almost religiously in our house.
My mom put me into a performing arts elementary school back in Cincinnati, so I started studying acting in school when I was seven.
Most people have to learn the words to the National Anthem before they sing it. I learned these words when I was a child in elementary school, so this is something that’s been embedded in me ever since I was an adult.
My dad was a roofer; my mom worked in elementary school.
So, I was in a segregated, all black, public elementary school until fourth grade, until my father died. And that’s when my mother transferred me to a private, predominantly white school and I saw both sides of the world at a very young age.
I started acting when I was, like, five in monologue competitions at this private elementary school.
Even back in elementary school, I was a leader, but a leader who didn’t know how to channel my leadership skills in a constructive way. When I was younger, it probably came out as being more of a bossy little kid.
I was an editor for supplemental math, science, and literature programs for the primary grades and became very well versed in elementary curriculum, particularly PreK-2.
I was bullied in elementary to middle school. It messed with my self esteem.
There was something about being in front of audiences when I was in elementary school plays that gave me a thrill. It was like the rush you get from a roller coaster drop.
If you’re in college, if you’re in high school, if you’re in elementary school, if you’re in a youth league, if you’re in the NFL, football’s football.
Some of the most moving experiences I’ve had are just in black churches in the South, during the Civil Rights Movement, where people were getting beaten, killed, really struggling for the most elementary rights.
I was definitely a thespian of sorts in elementary school. I went to a real small private school, and every year, I participated in the talent shows and the school plays – all of ’em.
Bullying wasn’t okay in elementary school and it isn’t okay now, especially when it comes in the form of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
I’ve been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
I don’t know if I was popular in high school. My school was actually not really clique-y, which was nice. I went to a very artsy school, so everyone was kind of friends with each other. I was trying to be popular more, like, in junior high and elementary school and dealt with all that backstabbing and drama.
From the late ’70s to the early ’90s, I wrote anything anybody would pay me for. This ranged from articles on how to clean a longhorn cow‘s skull for living-room decoration to manuals on elementary math instruction on the Apple II… to a slew of software reviews and application articles done for the computer press.
Kids and just young people in general are usually a lot more, I guess, open-minded to change. Especially when you’re really little in elementary school, you don’t expect a lot of things from people, so if somebody says, ‘I’m switching genders,’ you’re just sort of like, ‘OK, that’s new. But cool.’
Like most people, I was not able to start selling my stories right away. So I had many other jobs along the way to becoming a writer, including toy maker, gravedigger, cookware salesman, and assembly line worker. Eventually, I became an elementary teacher and worked with second and fourth graders.
I didn’t like school at all. I never liked the seven different classes system. I liked having just one, like in elementary school – less disruption. I liked history. I failed math and science and gave those teachers a hard time.
I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm for science there is among elementary school youngsters than among college students.
I sang in church choir all my life, through elementary school, junior high and high school.
I had learning problems when I was in elementary school, and didn’t really start to read well until high school. I never read any of the middle grade classics that were popular when I was young – ‘Harriet the Spy‘, ‘Charlotte‘s Web’, ‘The Witch of Blackbird Pond’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory‘.
In elementary school, we should teach nonviolent conflict resolution and healthy communication skills, which will help children cope with issues like rejection and sexuality later in life.
Like so many other kids with special needs, I have been bullied. Kids in elementary school made me eat sand, and those same boys would walk behind me, teasing me. Finally I had enough, and I told them to grow up.
I loved it, but had to forget about acting after elementary school because it was the sort of thing you just didn’t do in my rough neighborhood.
I was one of the only children having an immigrant father in my elementary school.
I work in string theory. This is a branch of physics which assumes that the elementary objects in the universe are not particles but one-dimensional objects, that is, strings.
I was homeschooled on the road for kindergarten, then went to elementary school and a private Christian school while living with my grandparents until I graduated, and I loved it. But my parents were gone a lot.
I think I knew I was funny in Elementary School. I think most funny people realize it when they’re young. It tends to come out of stress or trauma – something that makes you want to be funny.
My work on black holes was on the connection between black holes and elementary particles.
Since its inception, the government has broken and coerced treaties with hundreds of Native American tribes. And this is even worse when you realize that the native peoples of this land are negotiating for land that is, by all common sense and elementary school logic, their land.
My mother never finished elementary school. My father didn’t, and that was a reality for many of us.