EDUCATION ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
PARADOXICAL COMMANDMENTS OF TEACHING
I. Kids are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Develop a trusting, caring relationship anyway.
II. If you develop an unconditional philosophy in loving your children, you may be accused of selfish motives. Love without hooks anyway.
III. If you are successful in your teaching, you may generate jealousy and envy from some people. Succeed anyway.
IV. The Little Things you do for your children will be forgotten tomorrow. Do the Little Things anyway.
V. Having Beliefs and Convictions make you old-fashioned. Have Beliefs and Convictions anyway.
VI. People center on negatives and few positives. Develop a positive mental attitude anyway.
VII. Prophets of Gloom and Doom are eager to let you know there is no hope. Have hope anyway.
VIII. The energies you expend in being successful can be destroyed overnight. Be energetic anyway.
IX. Your children really need Directed Guidance, but may reject you. Give guidance anyway.
X. Give your children the best you have and you will experience mixed gratitude. Give them the best you have anyway.