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Article discusses the phenomenon of students buying term papers on the Internet. Why do they need to do this? Simple. K-12 does a terrible job of teaching the basics: reading, writing, grammar, spelling.
It really does appear, judging by quotes in this article, that students who can write a grammatical paragraph are the exception.
Even for liberal educators, even from the very start, didn't it strike everyone that Common Core was way too big, too sudden, too fast. A huge top-down governmental imposition that would transform everything from K to 12. Once it was locked into law at the federal level, we would never escape from it. There was NO testing, no confirmation that any of the ideas worked. They don't, unless the goal is to befuddle students.
It almost succeeded as planned by David Coleman,…Continue
The more you study K-12, the more you will be astonished at the control that our Education Establishment has on every aspect of our society.
Here is his weird injurious method, analyzed and explained in dozens of books, but kept perpetually in place by the interlocking powers-that-be. I've started to think the correct name is The Illiteracy Matrix.
in any event, children are subjected to instruction that does not work. Typically the children have a lot of…Continue
Announcing: my book of 65 education articles titled Saving K-12 to be published mid-November. Preorder after Labor Day.
Books are being printed now. I just stopped by a local art gallery to set up a book-signing party (in Virginia Beach). I’m contacting radio shows, websites, and so on. I want to do what I can to promote this book. I don’t think there’s much hope for K-12 unless a great many people reassess what’s going on. I…Continue