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Adora Svitak

American,  Author
Total Quotes : 58
Grow Becoming Lives

As we grow up in more technology-enriched environments filled with laptops and smart phones, technology is not just becoming a part of our daily lives - it's becoming a part of each and every one of us.

- Adora Svitak

Encouragement Me Everyone

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of family encouragement - not just for me, but for everyone.

- Adora Svitak

Teacher Important How

Any good teacher knows how important it is to connect with students and understand our culture.

- Adora Svitak

Enthusiasm Popping Keep

Enthusiasm just creates bubbles; it doesn't keep them from popping.

- Adora Svitak

Love Makeup Other

America, you're sending girls a mixed message. On one hand, you're saying to have positive body image and love who we are; on the other, we're being marketed makeup and clothing that obviously turns us into someone different.

- Adora Svitak

Pay Attention Made Getting

History is made every day. The challenge is getting everyone to pay attention to it.

- Adora Svitak

Self-Esteem TV Margins

By creating so many illusory images of physical perfection, whether on store aisles or storefront ads, magazine covers or TV shows, we speak more to the profit margins of companies than the self-esteem of today's girls.

- Adora Svitak

New Need Needs

The world needs opportunities for new leaders and new ideas. Kids need opportunities to lead and succeed. Are you ready to make the match? Because the world's problems shouldn't be the human family's heirloom.

- Adora Svitak

Sex Born Fact

The fact that a baby can be born today and condemned to a life of hardship, struggle, and discrimination simply because of sex is enraging.

- Adora Svitak

Grandchildren Wait Social

By bringing current events into the classroom, everyday discussion, and social media, maybe we don't need to wait for our grandchildren's questions to remind us we should have paid more attention to current events.

- Adora Svitak

Love Feel Idea

As children, we have a tenuous idea of love; we often try to quantify it with how much we feel seen and heard.

- Adora Svitak

Student Teaching Thankless

We need to reward the 'thankless job' of substitute teaching with better pay and chances for permanent positions. I look forward to the day when no student comes home saying, 'I didn't learn much today... we had a sub.'

- Adora Svitak

CEO Rather Use

CEOs of top companies could probably use a dose of not-asking-for-raise behavior and less self-entitlement, rather than us trying to change girls in order to fit into the common mold of what we think a CEO looks like.

- Adora Svitak

Passionate I Think Wear

I do wear a lot of hats, and sometimes people get confused with all that I do, but one thing that I am extraordinarily passionate about is furthering women's rights. I think it's something that's incredibly important, not just for girls everywhere but also boys to get involved in.

- Adora Svitak

Grow Given Lives

Young people are often asked, 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' and given advice about how to lead meaningful adult lives, but where's the encouragement to lead meaningful lives right now?

- Adora Svitak

Hours Sigh Means

Ineffective substitute teaching is a problem that means thousands of hours of lost learning for America's students. It cannot be dismissed with a sigh and 'Just wait for the teacher to come back on Monday.'

- Adora Svitak

Students Made Participate

In many countries, schools are preparing students to participate in a democratic environment; yet schools themselves tend to be extremely autocratic, with all high-level decisions being made by adults.

- Adora Svitak

Love Year Other

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.

- Adora Svitak

Thought Loved Read

I was thrilled to be able to read at three. I just thought everyone loved reading as much as I did.

- Adora Svitak

Words Young Like

A lot of negative words adults call the young, like 'naive,' 'impulsive' and 'way too connected online,' are all things we can turn into strengths to help us.

- Adora Svitak