Bruce Deitrick Price's Blog – September 2019 Archive (3)

A quick, helpful look at Constructivism

Constructivism is one of the most all-encompassing theories ever created. It does all things for all people. For children, it constructs new knowledge.

In practical terms, it forbids teaching. Teachers must be passive facilitators. (The reasoning is that if a teacher tells something directly to students, the students can no longer create their own new knowledge. It's already been done for them. And that's…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 30, 2019 at 10:09pm — No Comments

The big threat to Education is people like Bernie Sanders....

I venture to say this is an important article. Please read.

Only 850 words. But it will take you into the real story behind what's been happening to K-12 for the last hundred years. Namely, lots of people worked to degrade our school system. They did this for ideological reasons--quietly, secretly, furtively, and very effectively.

We can't fix the situation and turn it around until more people…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 14, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Start the school year right. Fix reading!

By now, it's almost a 90-year conspiracy.

That's the one where they dumped phonics around 1930 and made little children memorize sight-words, thereby creating lots and lots of problems. For example, 50 million functional illiterates and 1 million dyslexics.

The only way you could pull off a brain-dead conspiracy…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on September 3, 2019 at 7:58pm — No Comments

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