• There's a radical - and wonderful - new idea here... that all children could and should be inventors of their own theories, critics of other people's ideas, analyzers of evidence, and makers of their own personal marks on the world. Its an idea with revolutionary implications. If we take it seriously.

    Deborah Meier (2002). “The Power of Their Ideas: Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem”, p.4, Beacon Press