"Subvert the current paradigm!"Consider Kuhn's "Structure of Scientific Revolutions" as a background when attempting to change an intellectual community.
"Something not worth doing is not worth doing well!!!"
"Everything has been thought of before, the challenge is to think of it again."
"Many Professors are like Miss Daisy, they know the way, but they don't drive any more."
"Some things have to be believed to be seen."
About 28 general chemistry students attended special help sessions faithfully after two hour exams. For these students, the best projected grade before the help session was a D. For those attending the help sessions the worst actual grade was a C-, but the average grade was a B- (the median grade for the class) after the third exam and final.
"There's always a light at the end of the tunnel. Hopefully it's not a light year away."
"The difference between genius and ignorance is that genius has its limits."
"Only the mediocre are always at their best."
"Bring together students and faculty to work on simulation, visualization and multimedia represention of chemical concepts and practice."
"Hey! It's really happening here!!!!"
"Beware reinventing the wheel or, even worse, the flat tire!"
"The most important powers of an excellent teacher is the ability to make new things seem familiar, and familiar things still seem new and exciting. IT can help the excellent teacher do these things."
"The best way to acquire a green thumb is to see things from the plant's point of view."
"People are usually more convinced by reasons they discover themselves than by reasons discovered by others."
"The knowledge that counts is what you learn after you think you know it all."
"You'd be surprised how expensive it is to save on the costs of education!"
"You can lead a student to IT, but you can't make him/her think"
"Faculty: a group that behaves wisely only after all other conceivable altenatives have been exhausted."
"Prediction is very difficult, especially for the future"
"The future is much like the present, only longer."
"Information technologies as tools that allow us to keep up to our imaginations and to teach us new ways to dream!!!."