For those who are opposed to a conception of schooling centered on rote memorization and endless standardized testing, the introduction of biosensors and other devices into the classroom to monitor students’ behaviour, the prolongation of childhood and arbitrary grouping of individuals by age, the unquestioning obedience to authority that is inherent in the classroom dynamic, […]
The Common Core educational initiative, according to its official website, strives to provide “a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy.” Its critics, however, see it very differently. This opposition, led by professors of education, mathematicians, former members of the Department of Education, the largest teachers’ union in the country, and […]
Karen Lamoreaux, at an Arkansas State Board of Education Meeting – 12/16/13, vigorously explains the failings of the “Common Core” program and why it is destroying the education of American children.
Debra Lamm travels state wide informing parents and communities all over Montana about the insidious framework upon which Common Core was built. Even though you may not live in Montana, this information applies to you. So please watch the presentation, do your own research, and join other members of your community to stop this Orwellian […]