“Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.”

Chinese Proverb


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Rod Trentham from Red Deer AB MAY 13, 2020
Working as an Art and History museum education coordinator, from 1991 until 2013, I would use this at the bottom of teacher evaluation forms that were sent back with them in a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Easily over a 95% return rate. "Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I will understand!" Called it a Chinese Proberb. Proviso might be: Depends what kind of the 8 learning styles works for you!

Anonymous JANUARY 13, 2018
tell me I'll forget, show me I'll remember, involve me I'll succeed

Zhongyang from China JULY 24, 2017
I'm a Chinese and I've never heard of this proverb.


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