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OCTOBER – Articles & Updates
- Un-Common, Not Core – by Cynthia Walker “The reform mathematicians who put together Common Core are ignoring cognitive development. My Common Core pre-algebra students are hurried through the arithmetic review and taught the coordinate system. They graph lines and parabolas. They do transformations, exponents (including zero and negative exponents), and a truly horrendous percentage of percentage problems. The homework can be finished in an hour if the student’s parents can afford to hire a BS mechanical engineer to sit at his elbow and remind him when he takes a wrong turn. Otherwise, he is up ’til midnight. Students work hard at tasks beyond their strength; they flounder; they fail; they learn that math is no fun.”
“This is a post from Stop Common Core in Mississippi on Facebook that currently has over 1,200 shares.
Is this happening in your state?”
- So Why Be Concerned About the Data Tracking of Personally Identifiable Information? A Congressional Candidate Tells You Why. – Missouri Education Watchdog “Some say this information is needed for educational assessments. Many parents are worried about if this information will be going out of the school district to third party researchers and federal agencies and wonder how this information will be used. They may have valid concerns on data accessing by other entities outside the school district that will determine their child’s path in life. A post from Lily Williams on Facebook, a Congressional candidate from Colorado and her personal experience on data tracking of children:”
- Reframing the Common Core Discussion: A Battle for our Freedom “Educator Laurie Rogers has written “Reframing the Common Core Discussion: A Battle for our Freeedom” at her website, Betrayed. It is published with permission here. Even starting at its title it is brilliant and important.”
- Who Are The Common Core People In Your Neighborhood? Marc Tucker – Restore Oklahoma Public Education
“As with most initiatives created by those convinced government is smarter than individuals, this system is predicated on the notion that nationalization is the only way to create a level playing field for all involved. Teachers can’t be expected to help ALL students equally, but a federal mandates will solve that problem nicely.
NONE OF THIS IS AMERICAN. None of it. As Phyllis Schlafly explains,
Designed on the German system, the Tucker plan is to train children in specific jobs to serve the workforce and the global economy instead of to educate them so they can make their own life choices.“