Monthly Archives: October 2013

Common Core Tests are FLAWED

Ann Marie Banfield testifies before the Manchester, NH Curriculum and Instruction Committee on the Common Core. Here are links to two of the documents referred to in the video. http://www.math.jhu.edu/~wsw/ED/flypaper.pdf ftp://math.stanford.edu/pub/papers/milgram/problems-with-MAP-assessments-and-their-consequences.pdf Ann Marie suggests people read the article Note to … Continue reading

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Educational Decay: Loss of 18th Century Rigor

I have recently been reading Teaching A Generation of Leaders: A Thomas Jefferson Education for the 21st Century by Oliver Van DeMilleIle. This book was given to me by my sister, who was leaps and bounds above me in knowing … Continue reading

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