Sunday, April 3, 2016

How, not what.......................

     Sometimes I wonder if we've graduated an entire generation of hoop jumpers in America.  You say the rule, they comply.  You name the standard, they comply.  You pick the task, they comply.  But when you ask them to give you an original thought, listen to the silence.  There's so much emphasis these days on test scores and class rank that I think we're not doing enough to find the problem solvers and the truly creative thinkers.  They can memorize and regurgitate, but can they think and act when it really matters?  Teaching people what to think is one thing, but teaching people how to think is altogether different.

-Urban Meyer, as excerpted from Above The Line:  Lessons In Leadership And Life From A Championship Season

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