The Home School Legal Defense Association will release their film Building the Machine on March 31, 2014. You can watch the trailer by clicking Building the Machine now and should be able to see the movie at this same link … Continue reading
Washington State adopted the Common Core State Standards and pushes forward to have them implemented next year. This video is a great depiction of many of the decisions involved including decisions made by the state legislature, the superintendent of public instruction, and other state officials. It includes local school administrators and their school boards as well—largely because they were told the task is set and needs to be carried out.
Even as it becomes apparent a bad decision has been made that is no reason to stop or change course. The experts assigned to the task will continue to put square pegs in round holes.
Work Team, Feedback Group, & Validation Committee The Work Team There were 51 members listed on the Work Team for developing the Common Core State Standards. Of those 51 members, it is clear there was one actual classroom teacher listed … Continue reading