Bruce Deitrick Price's Blog – October 2016 Archive (2)

Our public schools love dumb, as I will explain…

The Education Establishment has a funny prejudice. They don't like facts and knowledge, especially not for average kids in public schools. (That's why Charlotte Iserbyt wrote a famous book titled "The deliberate dumbing down of America.")

 Our elite educators are clever at coming up with sophistries to justify teaching less and less. The big new sophistry  goes like this: there are billions and billions of facts on the Internet, so why should children know even…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on October 25, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Why Sight-Word are parasites...

A short piece that shows the similarities between Sight-Words and kudzu.

 Virtually all public schools use Sight-Words to some extent, thus guaranteeing that literacy will be slowed down. Frankly, I'm always trying to figure out quick ways to explain this to people who are more or less on the periphery.

Give me five minutes and I'll make you realize why we won't have…

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Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on October 20, 2016 at 5:15pm — No Comments

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