During this busy time, anti CCSS Warriors, we have much distracting us in this War Against the Core (Common Core, that is). For today’s “Tech Thursday”, I’d like to draw your attention to the Gates Foundation funded ASCD (Association for Supervision of Curriculum Development) and their push for SEL (SocialContinue Reading

Anti CC Warriors, you may be old enough to remember the “Smokey the Bear” ads used to prevent wildfires. So, what does that have to do with fighting Common Core? Plenty! Only we, the Warriors Against the Core can prevent the CCSS Machine from spreading further alignment in our nation!Continue Reading

In today’s “Tech Thursday” article, we’ll find out how the Global Collaboration Day for Education is laced with Common Core, Workforce aligned education. A Bit of History, First: Before we get to the latest information, I wanted to provide you with a bit of history on the Global Education ConferenceContinue Reading

To the Warriors against the ‘Core’, we’ve learned over and over that the CCSS Machine has many parts to it. Those parts include Career Clusters, Career Pathways, the American Apprenticeship Initiative, Career and Technical Education, and the  Common  Core Standards (which encompass every subject, including the Arts and PE). OneContinue Reading

We all know that the CCSS Machine is sparing no expense to grab onto our student’s personal information, today’s post will highlight this particular company’s foray into the educational world. What “Learn Sprout’s” All About: According to their website, they are here to help us all with school data. That’sContinue Reading