Thursday, August 11, 2011

I've posted this pic on my blog before, but today I want to connect this picture to an Einstein qoute:


“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” 
-Albert Einstein

8 comments:

  1. Joe, I have been meaning to find this picture/poster for my classroom, since seeing it at your RSCON3 presentation. It's a perfect results-only learning theme.

    Thanks for underscoring that message here.

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  2. That's a powerful (and succinct) cartoon.

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  3. This is awesome Joe! Thanks for sharing and for all you do!

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  4. Love it. Putting it up in my classroom! Thanks.

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  5. Shouldn't it specify what they are being selected for? If the task is to pick apples, then climbing a tree is a pretty good selection criterion.

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  6. See the Quote Investigator http://quoteinvestigator.com/2013/04/06/fish-climb/ Apparently there is no evidence that Einstein ever said this quote...

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  7. By the way, do you know where you got the cartoon? It looks like it was made pre-1940 which would tend to support the Einstein source, but also support the Quote Investigator's source....

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