The Common Core controversy

Common Core is being implemented across the USA, including all public and most private schools in Illinois.  For voters and school board candidates who don’t already know what it is, I’m proving a few links to give you a basic understanding of what is going on… and why the controversy.

Common Core: what it is,

where it came from, who is behind it.
Video   18:21

Poet: I can’t answer questions on Texas standardized tests about my own poems

 

Why the Education Establishment Hates Cursive

5 Years Into Common Core, 15-Year-Olds Behind 35 Countries in Math – it’s not working!!

 

Addition strategies

video  4:38

 

Nanny helps explain Common Core subtraction

video  1:36

 

Common Core math [multiplication] explained

video  6:31

GLSEN and their LGBT Common Core Public School Agenda

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