Genius requires one to reject convention in pursuit of something special through a mix of intelligence, creativity, mindset, and perseverance.
Wikipedia is a surprisingly useful tool for even formal educational research. The 'References' section on each page can be a gold mine.
What are the ingredients for '21st Century Learning?' 1. The internet 2. Permission to interact 3. Absence of extrinsic motivation
Teachers are guides and coaches and content experts. A 'post-progressive' teacher would be empowered, not replaced.
Teachers are professionals and their 'clients' are children and their function is teaching and their craft is understanding.
Crows can remember individual humans for a long time, and even communicate how to identify them to their group.