"This ought to be titled: "Gilbert School District throws out the wheat and eats the chaff." They throw out the conservative college and career ready standards, but meanwhile, they keep the English language arts…"
You are a good man and have done a lot to advance the conservative cause. But, these are very good standards and completely conservative standards. The shrillness of this column, the personal, Saul Alinsky, style of the…"
"Seriously, you are going to replace one set of standards that were developed and created by people from Arizona with ones that were completely written by someone from Harvard? How was he funded? Bet he, personally, has a big federal…"
"These are the ways that real people add numbers in their mind. Very few people stop to use an algorithm. Student confusion over place value and reliance on an algorithm is the main reason we have such low math proficiency. They…"
"Are we speaking out of both sides? Malkin criticizes the standards as being dumbed down when they require all students to know algebra as high school freshman instead of 8th grade (only 29% of our students currently take algebra by 8th grade…"
"Well, you can't have it both ways. Publishing one video that bemoans students not spending the hours required to learn critical algorithms and another video that would have throw off all rules and proven systems. …"
"New York City adopted Everyday Mathematics a decade ago. They have no results to show for it.
The U.S. Department of Education did a massive research project on textbooks to determine whether a text book could improve outcomes. They…"