What if I told you the U.S. Dept. of Ed had just completed studies to support MORE federal education overreach? Would you believe it?! Let’s find out how CCSS and the Next Generation stack up in this bloated ego atmosphere. The Group Responsible: I am not sure if you know
If you’ve followed my blog long, you know that each Tuesday I feature a file of some sort that’s from the CC past. A few months ago, a devoted follower requested I supply documents from the ‘dark period’ for CC. What she shared was, the overabundance of proof that’s been
How about a cradle to career conference? The CCSSO’s (Council of Chief State School Officers) partners of Knowledge Works and Strive Together are hosting one soon! Common Core is sure to be there! The Conference: Titled, “Exploring Communities Convening” and will be held in late March 2015. For the two
How much do you know about the NSF (National Science Foundation) and their ties to CCSS and STEM? Would you believe Arne Duncan was considered an expert by them back in 2007? Yep! It happened. But wait, there’s more… A brief look at NSF’s History: NSF has been around since
“Create” (Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teacher Effectiveness). Common Core is all over this Consortium. Here are their own words about their vision, “The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes
What Could Possibly Be ‘Right’ About Common Core? In today’s post we’ll measure the latest ‘new evidence’ about Common Core in the classroom. Let’s get the Fib-o_Meter fired up! First, the organization: ASCD (formerly, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) The website: www.ascd.org “Total Truth”, each state has an
Have you heard of a portion of Race to the Top Funding that was used to create a CCSS laden course of study for North Carolina?! Yes, RttT is old news, but as we’ve seen in all that the CCSS Machine controls, old money still corrupts education every new day.