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Don’t trust educational fads like Common Core

May 18, 2013
The Marietta Times

American students have suffered through a long series of educational fads from "whole language" reading, block scheduling, and experiential learning to Bloom's taxonomy, thematic teaching, and cultural literacy. With each new trend, the educational reformers promise lawmakers and parents that children will achieve more, learn better, and pull ahead of other countries. We have wasted generations of young minds by foisting unproven methodologies on children that result in a long saga of poor education.



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