In the end, we really only retain from our studies that which we apply in a practical way.
Wir behalten von unseren Studien am Ende doch nur das, was wir praktisch anwenden. (J.W. Goethe, 1749-1832)
Many public educators would be elated if their programs were as successful in preparing students for productive community life as the Amish system seems to be. (D. Erickson)
If education is to be judged by its achievements, the Amish may have one of the most effective instructional systems in the world today. (J. Wittmer)
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