Monthly Archives: September 2017

Why Common Core math problems look so weird

Start off by watching this video designed to explain why Common Core math problems look so weird. The video does a good job at what it does but it is incomplete.  The video gives attention to the fact there are … Continue reading

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A Parody Just for Fun

ALGEBRA! “It’s such a pain learning Algebra!” TOTO, Africa Parody Click on the link to read about the Holderness Family who created this video.  

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Common Core is Crap: Here is Why

Here is an explanation for why common core math is terrible methodology.

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Systemic Math Fraud in Washington Public Schools

This article was published at Seattle Education and re-posted here with permission from Seattle Education and Jason Call.  The editor’s note below indicates the meeting starts at 7 pm on Oct. 25 at the Labor Temple.  I have been informed … Continue reading

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Social Justice Math? Emancipatory Math? What is 2 plus 2?

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It’s whatever you want it to be. Yikes! Seems like one thing leads to another and you find out more about things than you wanted to know. I received a couple of emails recently with links to information that raised … Continue reading

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An Expanding Awareness

In Jane Robbins’ article, Schools Implementing Government-Sponsored Personality Manipulation, she links to a document called Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World.  Jane’s article prompted me to revisit notes and comments I had written about a draft of … Continue reading

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