Top Reasons To Be A Math Teacher

Sines of great teaching at Grove City College

Math teacher jobs

We teach what we need to learn. - Gloria Steinem

Teach us delight in simple things. - Rudyard Kipling

Mathematics has beauties of its own. - J.W.A. Young

College is a refuge from hasty judgment. - Robert Frost

We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open. - Harry Edwards

Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education. - Mark Twain

A college education shows a man how little other people know. - T.C. Hailburton

"Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics. - Eric T. Bell

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B.F. Skinner

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. - Garrison Keillor

Like the crest of a peacock, so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge. - Indian Proverb

They invented wheelbarrows to teach FAA inspectors to walk on their hind legs. - Martin Caidin

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics. - Roger Bacon

Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit. - Alfred Whitehead

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award and every other gross-out award. - Jack Nicholson

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. - Albert Einstein

Show me a Jewish boy who doesn't go to medical school and I'll show you a lawyer. - Milton Berle

The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don't tell you what to see. - Alexandra K. Trenfor

There are 3 kinds of people in this world: those who are good at math, and those who aren't. - Unknown

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy. - Alfred Renyi

If I were starting out again today, I would look for an opportunity that is going to teach me something. - Joe Segal

The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge. - Seymour Papert

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey. - Andy Roddick

It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. - Leigh Hunt

The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it. - James Newman

The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Mathematics is indeed dangerous in that it absorbs students to such a degree that it dulls their senses to everything else. - Prinz zu Hohlenlohe-Ingelfingen Kraft

I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me. - Keanu Reeves

A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence. - Howard Eves

Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. - Rene Descartes

Doctors are saying that each piece of bacon you eat takes 9 minutes off of your life. Based on that math, I should have died in 1732. - Unknown

Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform. - Bertrand Russell

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein

I tell them that if they will occupy themselves with the study of mathematics they will find it the best remedy against the lusts of the flesh. - Thomas Mann

If it's green, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it has numbers, it's math. If it doesn't work, it's technology. - Unknown

The advantage is that mathematics is a field in which one's blunders tend to show very clearly and can be corrected or erased with a stroke of the pencil. - Norbert Wiener

Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction. - Bertrand Russell

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas. - Ricky Williams

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. - Robert Frost

10 - You know all the angles
9 - Life always adds up
8 - You know all the pi jokes
7 - Irrational is not so bad
6 - Infinity and beyond... been there, done that
5 - It’s OK to be obtuse
4 - You always knew your raise would be an imaginary number
3 - You can do the math
2 - You believe in a Higher Power
1 - You’ve got the best pickup line: “What’s your sine?”

see also   College  &  School  Sections
2 Pi Watch
Canadian Math
Chair Ruler
Chocolate Math
College Math Creativity
Dancing Mathematician
Detroit High School - Math Proficiency Exam
Ethiopian Math
Hangman Math
How Can This Be True, Math Nerds?
Hot Dog Math
Kwik-Mart Math
Long Math Class
Math Clock
Math Dice
Math in Africa
Math Mug
Math Riddle
Math Watch
Mennonite Longhand Math
Redneck Math
WalMart Math


When The Chips Are Down

Lego Key and Charger Holder

Mice Home

Quad (Hyper) Sudoku

iPhone Sushi

Free Stuff

House Maid For Men


Highest Human Position In The World

Husband Space

No-Elephant Building

Page Lurker

Lofty Treehouses

Matchstick Racing Car

Newleywed Sock Swallower

Just Jew It

Redneck Tree Hugger

Fly in the Toilet

Seaweed Burger

Malaysian Airlines Ad
Submissions by Ryan West, Oak Harbor, WashingtonFacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponDelicious

Voted #1 Humor Site