The rotten apple otherwise known as Core, is missing its STEM!

CCSS, STEM and NAGC…….

Schools of Thought Hudson Valley, NY

Image

This article discussing how Common Core does not add up to STEM success has been on my personal FB wall for a few days now and has generated some interest from parents  with children from both ends of the “special needs” spectrum – students who are learning disabled and the gifted student.

Here is WSJ piece: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304020704579278060483138096

If you cant read it there, see the same article here: http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_24743742/common-core-fails-prepare-students-stem

I am working on writing a blog post regarding the adverse impact of Core on kinesthetic learners and, additionally, how the standards serve to stymie the potential of gifted children in public schools, FYI. Among other things, my blog post will discuss STEM and cites this WSJ piece as a reference with some links, sneak peek, to follow. I am behind having chosen to “take a break” for the holidays. I apologize, please bear with me. This is a sneak peek…

View original post 568 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s