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"Why does there always have to be an 'outcome?'  

"When I go to see something that interests me, I don't have to do a dance afterwards or make a six-foot papier mache map and hoist it up to the ceiling.  I can decide for myself what sort of outcome, if any, I want to have for my experience.  More important, I can wait until the outcome reveals itself to me."

"This takes time, sometimes years, and it never happens if 'creative teachers' are busily pushing and prodding and motivating to make it happen."

John Holt, Instead of Education