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[Xmca-l] Re: Fwd: NYTimes.com: Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

On 28 July 2014 16:46, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:
These students had learned
> incredibly well how to solve recipe Physics but they had no idea about how
> the basic principles of Physics worked.


I would say the ethics of the situation go deeper than simply (un)learnt
capabilities, but rather to the development of the student's creative
capabilities (or, rather, the stunting of them).