Some good insights:
Education obviously is the most powerful thing in the world. And yet the old Mark Twain chestnut — “I never let school get in the way of my education” — speaks to the core of my own thinking regarding education.
the real learning requires lots and lots of doing,not just listening. One does not learn to play the music — or math or science for that matter — only by sitting in a chair and listening. One learns by doing and figuring things out.