ABCs of DumbDown: Getting to the REAL Core…What Common Core Opponents Fail to Say

Commentary by Mary Thompson, 3D Research Group

The article from EDUCATION WEEK, January 13, 2015, “The Common Core Standards Undemocratic Push,” By Williamson M. Evers, was brought to  my attention as possibly helpful to those opposing Common Core Standards (CCS).

It exemplifies, however, so much of what is lacking in discussion of CCS. It fails to get to the real “core” of what “ails” schools.

Common Core Standards are not new! This same monster was tried in the 1970’s and was known as INQUIRY LEARNING or DISCOVERY LEARNING. It ruined a generation, but the machinery wasn’t quite in place yet to impose it nationally, and technology wasn’t quite ready for the on-going assessments associated with it.

Read more HERE.

Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt
Former Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Education

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Published in: on January 15, 2015 at 9:27 pm  Leave a Comment  

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