Balance efficiency and innovation in lesson design
An excerpt from a research article describes the benefits on building future problem solving skills of offering lessons that involve learners in innovating solutions, not just learning procedures.
From “Schwartz, D. L., Bransford, J. D., & Sears, D. (2005). Efficiency and innovation in transfer. Transfer of Learning from a Modern Multidisciplinary Perspective, 3, 1–51.