Quotation Explorer - 'Grades'

Angela Duckworth has shown how important grit and perseverance are to lifetime outcomes. College students who report that they finish whatever they begin have higher grades than their peers, even ones with higher SATs. - David Brooks
The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excited about words and numbers and ideas, (2) avoid sticking with what’s easy and safe, and (3) become sophisticated thinkers, the more we should do everything possible to help them forget about grades. - Alfie Kohn
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. - Stanley Kubrick
Good people eat all their veggies and all the fruits, but they still have good grades. I call this, Freakonomics."- Pazandak - Adam
You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D's in school. Well guess what, I get F's!!! - Bill Watterson
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny. - Ben Stein
Take a child & teach him physics his first 7 grades of education, I submit he'd excel to a savant-like level. Imagine adult focus for 7 yrs. - Ace Antonio Hall
When students cheat on exams it's because our school system values grades more than students value learning. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Wisdom is not measured by age ,Intelligence is not measured by grades ,Personality is not measured by what others say - O.Z "Osama Alzoubi"
Oh, he was a decent-enough high school student, good grades and well-liked, but his test scores were nothing to write home about. He might as well have Christmas-treed the math test. - Thomas Christopher Greene
Grades don't measure Intelligence, Age doesn't define Maturity - An intelligent student
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry. - Havelock Ellis
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