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Topic: Einstein's quote
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Doug Kuhlmann

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Einstein's quote
Posted: Apr 29, 1998 9:36 AM
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Jerry Uhl has recently been attaching this quote to his messages:

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

------Albert Einstein

I think that as teachers we should modify it this way:

Any fool can teach someone to know. The point is to lead them to understanding.
(Or maybe "to help them understand".)

That quote of Einsteins' has been resonating in my head recently and I
thought I would share my thoughts.


Doug Kuhlmann
Math Department Chair
Phillips Academy
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810

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