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Monday Musings: More Parent CCSS Alignment

Anti CCSS Warriors, we’ve seen time and time again, especially in the past month, how the CCSS Machine has been cranking out the “parents checklists”, the ‘parents toolboxes’, and the like. However, did you know there’s a new “Parent/Community Checklist” by the U.S. Dept. of Education? Yes! The Gates Foundation even helped them pull it … Continue reading Monday Musings: More Parent CCSS Alignment

FOM: Post Secondary Ed: The CCSS Trojan

Over the past months, we anti CCSS warriors, have learned so much in fighting Common Core. We’ve learned that Common Core has a wide array of names it can be linked to (or often times, be used in place of “Common Core”). Today’s special “Fib-o-Meter” will be devoted to the the groups/efforts and evidence concerning … Continue reading FOM: Post Secondary Ed: The CCSS Trojan

Monday Musings: Learning for Whom?!

We all know that the CCSS Machine is sparing no expense to grab onto our student’s personal information, today’s post will highlight this particular company’s foray into the educational world. What “Learn Sprout’s” All About: According to their website, they are here to help us all with school data. That’s one thing because, in these … Continue reading Monday Musings: Learning for Whom?!

FOM: “Collective” Education

Literally, a couple of days ago, I shared with you about an organization called FSG and was able to tie it, not only to Common Core, but to the Gates Foundation. Before we fire up the “Fib-o-Meter” for its weekly measurement of “Total Truth”, “Neutral”, or “Total Fallacy”, I wanted to introduce to you a … Continue reading FOM: “Collective” Education

Tech Thursday: A “CTSO” Near You

Common Core Back Story for Today’s Post: Back in July of 2014, I wrote a guest post about Common Core Standards taking over the leadership clubs our students can belong to. Clubs like the FFA (Future Farmers of America), DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), and others. Funny thing is, these clubs are available to … Continue reading Tech Thursday: A “CTSO” Near You

RMT Sunday: Superbowl CCSS??!!

Your Riddle for This Sunday: As seen above, WHY should we care about Common Core on Superbowl Sunday?! P3s (Public, private partnerships) are a great start..BUT there are other reasons that are noteworthy, too. While I’m sure this will not be a very popular perspective, it is one worth considering..especially when our future athletes, business … Continue reading RMT Sunday: Superbowl CCSS??!!

WYBI Wednesday: Flying Minds, Common Core

For today’s “Would You Believe It Wednesday”, we’ll be taking a closer look at the Common Core Talent Supply Pipeline. All thanks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Ed and Workforce Center. Personally, I absolutely despise referring to people in such a debase term as ‘talent supply’ or to suggest they are ‘pipeline’ matter. I … Continue reading WYBI Wednesday: Flying Minds, Common Core

FTF Tuesday: “Align and mine”, Part 2

Last week I shared with you detailed information about the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s grant awards given in rounds to help align data mining with the U.S. Dept. of ¬†Education. The connector? CCSS aligned Workforce. For a reminder of last week’s post, see this picture. In the past few days, Missouri Education Watchdog (as well … Continue reading FTF Tuesday: “Align and mine”, Part 2