Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 3

Here are Part One and Two, if you haven't read them yet.  On to Part Three of my response to the pro-Common Core memo that supposedly refutes the anti-Common Core movie, Building the Machine . . . 4.  "ASSERTION: THE COMMON CORE WILL MAKE OUR CHILDREN 'MACHINES' AND TAKE AWAY THE LOCAL CONTROL  UNDER WHICH OUR DIVERSE NATION THRIVES. FACT: … Continue reading Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 3

Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 2

by Linda Szugyi Where was I? Oh yes, The Fordham Institute's Common Core Movie Fact Sheet, and its thirteen rebuttals to points made in the anti-Common Core movie, Building the Machine. I covered the first two points last week.  On to Fordham Institute's point and rebuttal number three: 3.  "ASSERTION: 'THE COMMON CORE DISINCENTIVIZES PARENT INVOLVEMENT. IT … Continue reading Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 2

Logical Thinking about Common Core

To: The Folks at the Fordham Institute From: Linda Szugyi Re: Your Common Core Movie Fact Sheet Fordham's Fact Sheet lists thirteen 'facts' to counter thirteen 'false assertions' in the HSLDA movie about Common Core, Building the Machine.  Here are the first two.  I will continue with the rest in later posts.  My comments are italicized. 1. ASSERTION: THE COMMON CORE … Continue reading Logical Thinking about Common Core