Update: CCSS, CTE, STEM, and Connect NC Bond

Update on Connect NC and the CCSS Machine. Vote ‘NO’!

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Tech Thursday: STEM/CCSS Push, Making it American?

For this “Tech Thursday”, I’d like to share with you fellow anti CCSS Warriors, how STEM (also tied to Common Core) is pushing more and more for “American Made”. Is STEM really tied to CCSS? Absolutely! In the recent past I shared with you how the STEM Act of 2015 is tied to it, as … Continue reading Tech Thursday: STEM/CCSS Push, Making it American?

WYBI? Tying STEM to CCSS…Again

For my return to “Would You Believe It?!” Wednesdays,  I’ll share with you how the STEM Education Act of 2015  ties back to Common Core Standards. If you’ve followed my blog long enough, you are aware of the numerous times I’ve given you documented evidence of how STEM, STEM to STEAM, are all   aligned … Continue reading WYBI? Tying STEM to CCSS…Again

CCSS Follow Up System: More than Money Will Follow Your Students

In fighting the War Against the Core, we’ve all met those warriors who are great at sending tips to areas of the “Common Core” overreach into our lives. From an educational standpoint, we’ve seen the CCSS Machine usurp our schools; from a privacy standpoint, we seen the CCSS Machine ruin it. The damage is far … Continue reading CCSS Follow Up System: More than Money Will Follow Your Students

Tech Thursday: Part Two of the HEA, STEM, the Workforce, and America

Last we were ‘together’, anti CCSS Warriors, I was sharing with you how the Higher Education Act (of 1965) is set for a re-authorization sometime very soon. We were able to connect the dots between the purposed alignment between the pre-K to 12th grade and post-secondary levels of education. In the last article, you saw … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Part Two of the HEA, STEM, the Workforce, and America

FTF: Update for STEM, Workforce, and the HEA, Part One

Warriors against the CCSS Machine. We know that Machine includes STEM, Career Tech Education, and Workforce. , it’s been very well researched and documented. We’ve seen the train wreck Congress made out of the Student Success Act, the Every Child Achieves Act. We won’t have to wait much longer to see what is revealed when the re-authorized … Continue reading FTF: Update for STEM, Workforce, and the HEA, Part One

Friday Special Post: Part 3 STEM to STEAM, Ties to CCSS

For the final installment of the STEM to STEAM, Ties to Common Core article, we’ll look at just how far back this all started and contrast it with the headlines of our modern education reform. If you click on the above graphic, how many of you will be able to spot the 16 Career Clusters … Continue reading Friday Special Post: Part 3 STEM to STEAM, Ties to CCSS

Tech Thursday: Pt. 2 STEM to STEaM’s Ties to Common Core

Welcome back, anti CCSS Warriors, for Part 2 of my “STEM to STEaM: Ties to CCSS” article. In yesterday’s portion, you got the basic foundation of how STEM and Common Core became united. Today, we’ll dive into the “STEaM” portion of the mix. If you recall, we were using the analogy of a vehicle (CCSS), … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Pt. 2 STEM to STEaM’s Ties to Common Core

WYBI: “STEM to STEaM”, Ties to Common Core, Pt. 1

Some months ago, I shared with you that I’d dug into how STEM and Common Core are related. It’s not a popular subject. Why? Most folks don’t want to see how the two are directly hinged together. However, if we’re going to effectively FIGHT CCSS, we must know all the places it lurks! Did you … Continue reading WYBI: “STEM to STEaM”, Ties to Common Core, Pt. 1

WYBI Wednesday: RttT, STEM, Education Waivers

Thus far this week, there’s been  a timely inter-connected theme for my :education waivers, Common Core, and our individual states are being impacted. Today’s post is no different. I broke this article late last night to my fellow NC anti CCSS warriors due to the 2 day State Board of Ed meeting beginning in just … Continue reading WYBI Wednesday: RttT, STEM, Education Waivers