If you want people to become passionate, engaged in a field, transformed by an experience — you don’t test them, you don’t lecture them and you don’t force them. Instead, you create an environment where willing, caring individuals can find an experience that changes them.
“Will this be on the test?”
Seth Godin

yes. so true. a space where youths can pursue their own ideas, intersect with others who are interested, get guidance to push deeper and produce something public. yahoo.