Raising the Next Rebellious Einsteins

"The World Needs More Rebels Like Einstein" points out the "real" Einstein:
what made Einstein special was his impertinence, his nonconformity, and his distaste for dogma.[...]

At a time when the US, worried about competition from China, is again emphasizing math and science education, Einstein's genius reminds us that a society's competitive advantage comes not from teaching the multiplication or periodic tables but from nurturing rebels. Grinds have their place, but unruly geeks change the world. [...]

"Imagination is more important than knowledge," Einstein later said.
So, how many children, in any school, are being taught to be like Einstein? School and so called "education" are too focused on memorization and knowledge, rather than applying ideas and even stretching the [old] ideas.

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