Weekend Ed. Quote ~ January 21

“My philosophy of education is the basic principle upon which my life has been built – that is the three-fold training of head, hand, heart. I believe in a rounded education with a belief in the dignity and refinement of labor – in doing well whatever task is assigned to me. A belief in a spiritual undergirting [sic] of all my efforts and a clear, sane mental development.” 
~Mary McLeod Bethune, (1875-1955)


Head Heart Hand Bethune

Image Source: https://humanpsychology.com.au/hands-head-heart-the-21st-century-leadership-trinity/


To read more of Mary McLeod Bethune’s work, please see these resources:

Bethune, M. M. (2008). Mary McLeod Bethune: Words of wisdom. In Mary McLeod Bethune: Words of Wisdom. AuthorHouse.

Bethune, M. M., & American Radio Works. (1939). What does American democracy mean to me? Say it Plain, Say it Loud. https://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/blackspeech/mmbethune.html

Bethune-Cookman University (2021). Our Founder – Dr. Bethune. Bethune-Cookman University. https://www.cookman.edu/about_BCU/history/our_founder.html

Bethune-Cookman University (2021). Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. https://www.cookman.edu/history/our-founder.html

Florida Memory Project. (n.d.). Mary McLeod Bethune. https://www.floridamemory.com/learn/classroom/learning-units/mary-mcleod-bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House – https://www.nps.gov/mamc/learn/historyculture/mary-mcleod-bethune.htm

National Women’s History Museum – https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/mary-mcleod-bethune




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