Problem Solving in CDT

Peter Millray
1988, Vol. 20, No. 2,


Much of school education could be related to an 'R3, philosophy, that is- 'Read, Remember, Regurgitate, but don't necessarily understand'. Furthermore, this approach tends to artificially isolate bodies of knowledge one from another and can have a profoundly dampening effect upon enthusiasm for learning; together with suppression of creative ability - a quality of considerable potential value. Whilst the learning of information by rote can be very useful, it does not adequately prepare a child to cope with the rigors of life and the world of work.

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