A Network Connecting School Leaders From Around The Globe
The whole school system, almost any school system, is there for the students. But that was not enough for the Education Establishment. They had to use the kids as leverage to destroy what was left of…Continue
The headline is totally counterintuitive....yes, I know that.The longer I've studied education, the more I was shocked by how destructive most theories and methods are.It's a lot like going to a…Continue
THE MEANING OF THE LUCY CALKINS FIASCO
Please, everyone read this and confront what it's saying. This woman created a new version of Whole Word, i.e., another way to sell sight-words to unsuspecting victims. Basically…Continue
Going back almost 90 years, the hard left wanted to use the public schools as a way to change the world.
Roughly in 1921, sight-words were forced into the public schools, and we've had nothing but decline ever since. (The professors knew it would flop thanks to Dr. Samuel Orton's research.)
Now, we have reached a stage of general bewilderment. The Education Establishment cannot tell the truth about anything that it does. They want dumbing down. Can they say…Continue
For connoisseurs of educational chicanery. My podcast is published every Wednesday.
If you've ever wondered why, with our vast budgets, our K-12 does not seem to be very good, here are the reasons.
My short answer is that our education establishment became obsessed with social engineering, with less and less interest in academic achievement. Typically, the ideologues were out of step with the public, which was still very interested in…Continue