Rants and Raves with tag: dumbing down


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Common Core is reason enough NOT to vote for Democrats
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Common Core is reason enough NOT to vote for Democrats

Posted 8 days ago by BruceDPrice|33 Comments|243 Views
Common Core could be called ObamaEd. It's as much a signature issue as ObamaCare. Indeed, it has the same goals: more government power, more control... more
 Nervous about education? You should be!
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Nervous about education? You should be!

Posted 14 days ago by BruceDPrice|33 Comments|229 Views
Are you fidgety, wringing your hands, can't sleep at night? That's completely to be expected.If you have heart palpitations, rapid breathing, pain... more
Fingers and Toes solve Common Core Woes
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Fingers and Toes solve Common Core Woes

Posted 25 days ago by BruceDPrice|73 Comments|311 Views
Oh, those were the bad old days. Uneducated people actually counted on their fingers and toes. And of course, snooty sophisticated types made fun... more
 A Funny Thing Happened In School Today
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A Funny Thing Happened In School Today

Posted 1 month ago by BruceDPrice|14 Comments|290 Views
A funny thing happened in school today. Not funny ha-ha but funny as in bizarre and unexpected. Funny as in funny money.And not just today. Yesterday.... more
Professors are feeling hopeless. Good.
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Professors are feeling hopeless. Good.

Posted 2 months ago by BruceDPrice|12 Comments|715 Views
Lauren Squires, a sociolinguistic professor at OSU, is distressed by the success of the "Word Crimes" parody from Weird Al Yankovic.Professor Squires... more
Education: the media are afraid to tell the truth
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Education: the media are afraid to tell the truth

Posted 2 months ago by BruceDPrice|5 Comments|511 Views
Local newspapers in the US don't cover education in any depth. Maybe they'll tell you superficial and trivial stuff (for example, that a superintendent... more
Education: Fatally Mired in Platitudes and Cliches
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Education: Fatally Mired in Platitudes and Cliches

Posted 3 months ago by BruceDPrice|10 Comments|383 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 3 months ago by BruceDPrice|8 Comments|587 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 4 months ago by BruceDPrice|3 Comments|653 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 5 months ago by BruceDPrice|7 Comments|434 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
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