Rants and Raves with tag: dumbing down


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Education: Fatally Mired in Platitudes and Cliches
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Education: Fatally Mired in Platitudes and Cliches

Posted 17 days ago by BruceDPrice|10 Comments|232 Views
Education has been a mess for many years. But there was a time decades ago when top people in business, the government, and the Education Establishment... more
 Common Core Movie: "Despicable Them"
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Common Core Movie: "Despicable Them"

Posted 1 month ago by BruceDPrice|8 Comments|433 Views
Okay, this is the day I do a favor for Universal Pixs. Here, free of charge, is a bold new concept for a cartoon action comedy. Not just a concept,... more
Bloom
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Bloom's Taxonomy: “What do you think about X?”

Posted 1 month ago by BruceDPrice|3 Comments|384 Views
Sixty years ago, Benjamin Bloom came up with what he said was a superior way to categorize educational goals and activities.The Taxonomy was famous... more
Common Core Collapse: an UPDATE from the front lines
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Common Core Collapse: an UPDATE from the front lines

Posted 2 months ago by BruceDPrice|7 Comments|320 Views
Common Core is a train wreck. That's good news for everybody except the devilish commissars driving this "downbound train." (As Chuck Berry sang,... more
American newspapers don
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American newspapers don't seem to care if kids learn to read

Posted 2 months ago by BruceDPrice|4 Comments|395 Views
Reading gets no respect. It's taught wrong in most public schools, so that tens of millions of Americans end up semiliterate.Schools of education... more
Education: What A Wonderful World It Would Be
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Education: What A Wonderful World It Would Be

Posted 5 months ago by BruceDPrice|3 Comments|479 Views
What a wonderful world it would be if, for example, the people in charge of our public schools really believed in knowledge. If, for example, the... more
Excuses, Critical Thinking, and American Decline
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Excuses, Critical Thinking, and American Decline

Posted 6 months ago by BruceDPrice|6 Comments|386 Views
Our Education Establishment never mentions the art of making excuses; but it's the one thing they do really well.I've made this point in many articles,... more
An Education Message for 2014
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An Education Message for 2014

Posted 7 months ago by BruceDPrice|21 Comments|577 Views
With some help from Abraham Lincoln:----------------------------------------. Four score and seven years ago our progressives brought forth in... more
WIRED is TIRED on education
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WIRED is TIRED on education

Posted 7 months ago by BruceDPrice|4 Comments|408 Views
WIRED is my favorite magazine. I read it cover to cover each month. (For those who don't know, WIRED reports on technology from broad societal and... more
Common Core is worse than we thought
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Common Core is worse than we thought

Posted 8 months ago by BruceDPrice|1 Comment|1,130 Views
Common Core is full of pretentious little gimmicks, each a potential Pandora's box of nasty surprises.For example, there is one called Close Reading,... more
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