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Meaning of this proverb?

Posted by ESC on October 12, 2006

In Reply to: Meaning of this proverb? posted by Marina on October 12, 2006

: "the teacher opens the gate,the student has to walk through it" what is the meaning of this proverb?

The teacher teaches. But the student has to do the actual learning. He or she must be an active participant in education.