The Dunce Cap of old was definately a means of negative enforcement, frowned upon by our politically correct education system.
If a young student was to come up with a truly remarkable idea, they would get to wear the Genius Cap.
The hat would have attached cool lights, a pez dispenser, a flip
down visor, a mini video camera and a whole slew of other things that would be fun and neat for kids to have.
Wanting the Genius Cap could promote idea spawning in young minds.
A whole new bunch of little balls of dough, slowly growing into rolls....