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