Concerning the sentence below, what is the active counterpart to it?

e.g. Students want to be shown connections between facts
instead of spending their time memorizing dates and

Assuming that the implied agent of the infinitival clause is some kind of people already known to the hearer so that it can be omitted,
then how do you transform that sentence into the active one?
The sentence is already active, since the main verb is 'want'. However, if you wish the adjunct to be in active voice, you will have to devise the subject:

Students want [teachers/textbooks] to show them connections...
Mister Micawber if you wish the adjunct to be in active voice
That is what I wanted to ask. It was my fault for not being clear on my point.
Thank you so much for the answer.