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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.
>

Greg,

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).

Best,
Huw