Monthly Archives: October 2013

Colbert on Common Core and Robo Teachers

Stephen Colbert’s segment on Monday about the Common Core is below.  This is priceless.  

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CC = Conditions + Coercion + Conflict of Interest

Welcome to the new Common Core fuzzy math CC = Conditions + Coercion + Conflict of Interest You can click the graphic above to download this incredible document.  The author of the document, SAL, is a concerned parent.  In the … Continue reading

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Funneling our Children Through the Unknown

If all children are to be funneled through the same set of standards – that must be taught in their entirety in order to pass the common core-based state tests, which are necessary for a school to get a grade … Continue reading

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That Common Core I do not like that Common Core!

That Common Core I do not like that Common Core! Do you like that Common Core? I do not like that Common Core! Would you like them here or there? I would not like them here or there! I would … Continue reading

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Three Kinds of Lies

Mark Twain wouldn’t have liked the Common Core either because the proponents have to use lies in order to sell them. Lies such as that the standards are “state led” – they are not local in any way. What about … Continue reading

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Common Core Cuts Classics

The Common Core cuts classic literature down to between 40 and 60% of the standards and promotes writing over reading. Without rich language to read, it is harder for children to write and children must read before they can write. … Continue reading

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We Are in Dangerous Times

Pastor Manning talks about school board member that may be reprimanded for speaking out about the Common Core. What about the People? They need to know about the Common Core.

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