Are you smarter than a Nobel Laureate?

Three quotes about education from people far smarter than I (they were all Nobel Laureates.) Do you agree or disagree?

“Teaching is not entertainment, but it is unlikely to be successful unless it is entertaining.” – Herbert Simon

“The message I would give to young people is: Don’t be the best in your class. If you’re the best in your class, you’re in the wrong class.” – James Watson

“Anytime you try to teach the subject without teachers who love the subject, it is doomed to failure and is a foolish thing to do.” Richard Feynman

3 responses to this post.

  1. Totally agree!!

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  2. Posted by Ben S on October 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    Agree with them all! Here is one from a Nobel Peace Prize winner:
    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
    – Nelson Mandela

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