Yes! What seems so intuitive from an early age often becomes second guessed as a child becomes “educated”. What I struggle with the most is why there is any resistance to the solution you are sharing Will? What we have is another battlefront in the hearts and minds of Modern Learners, but with an opportunity to affect real change this time.
A love of learning is like a fire. It needs a safe place to happen, constant fuel, and a spark. Education, in my mind, is to fuel the fires of curiosity in our learners, while at the same time connecting their talents and creativity with a world waiting for them to burn bright.