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Recently, I presented work on the topic of “unlearning,” which addressed many issues, including our fixation with “problem-solving.”
After my presentation, an educator defended problem-solving as an important skill for students. The discussion was similar to others I’ve had with educators who regard problem-solving as critical preparation for students.
I commented that expanding our perceptions beyond current assumptions requires letting go of our dependence on problem-solving.
I’ve come to see the pervasiveness of the problem-solving mentality and its implications on us as learners, thinkers, and creators.
Addressing the implications of this DOWNLOAD PDF