members, click to sign in..

3,934 active users!!Bandwidth
MONDAY
DEC 29, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff PicksNew Stuff!
CommentsALL -4 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | 4 Days Left!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  12/29/2014
SUNDAY, DEC 8, 2013  |  10 comments
Teachers complain Common Core-linked lessons little more than scripts to read

Some of the biggest critics of new lesson plans aligned with the national Common Core standards are the people charged with teaching them.

A growing number of teachers say the national standards, adopted by some 45 states, have combined with pressure to "teach to the test" to take all individuality out of their craft. Some teachers told FoxNews.com the new education approach is turning their lessons into little more than data-dispensing sessions, and they fear their jobs are being marginalized.

“Now teachers aren’t as unique,” said Michael Warren, a public school history teacher in New Jersey. “It means anyone can do it. It’s like taking something done by humans and having it done by a machine.” ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.foxnews.com

  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Keeping Education In Check • Dr. Bob Jones Sr. | 11/4/2000
•  Radio Debate: Child Discipline • Rev. Ivan Foster | 12/3/2000

   12/13/14  |  US Dept of Education to Schools: Let Students Choose if They Are... • 10 comments
   12/12/14  |  Parents Enraged by H.S. Sex Education Curriculum Taught by... • 3 comments
   12/08/14  |  Bay Area public school districts spying on kids • 3 comments
   12/06/14  |  Critics say Common Core includes collecting psych data on kids • 5 comments
   11/25/14  |  Colleges' new challenge: Keeping students in school
MORE RELATED ( EDUCATION ) NEWS | MORE..
   12/24/14  |  'Traditional' families collapsing • 7 comments
   12/24/14  |  FDA recommends ending ban on blood donations from gay men • 6 comments
   12/24/14  |  Germans Gather to Sing Christmas Carols Against Islamisation • 63 comments
   12/23/14  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio iPhone + iPad Edition v3.9! • 101 comments
   12/22/14  |  Gunman executes cops as 'revenge' for Garner • 24 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 10 user comment(s)
News Item12/9/13 8:20 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Jim Lincoln wrote:
What's not in Common Core, yet Hour of Code (YouTube) advert Short.
Looks very exciting. But not compared with watching iron rust.
10

News Item12/9/13 5:41 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Jim Lincoln wrote:
...
UPS, did you read the pros- and cons- URL .
..
I did, thanks for asking. The thing is the cons were mainly like this.

Get our new fangled vacuum cleaner.

Pros

1. Cleans faster
2. Picks up more dirt.
3. Uses less electricity.

Cons

1. You will take longer to clean if you don't buy it.
2. Your floor will be dirtier after using your current vacuum than it would be if you used ours.
3. Your electric bill will be higher if you continue with your current vacuum cleaner.

So, for the most part the cons (maybe except for 3 and 5) were just pro common core stuff, they were really saying common core standards cause children to learn quicker, increase their thinking skills, etc.

The reality is the measuring of the standard of learning is much more subjective. i.e. it is not as important that they have the right answer as discovering the process they use to come up with that answer. The few education people they used didn't sign off of the final product. Common core makes no child behind look good. (btw, that was given by president Bush to Edward Kennedy to draft, so still a democratic idea)

The Daily Kos piece was laughable at best.

9

News Item12/9/13 2:08 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Penny, you can teach children good grammar, from the Bible, if you use a version like New King James Version and probably the ESV. No, too much has changed to go back to the 19th century and especially anything earlier than that.

UPS, did you read the pros- and cons- URL that I put up. It wasn't not all pros even if I did take a quotation from that section of the article.

Yes, if you have a child who is a genius, you do send him to a private school or home school him. I gave you an example of a well-schooled man, though not in wisdom, The education of John Stuart Mill Many states, especially the Red ones, will have their standards raised by Common Core.

I will say once again, no matter Common Core or just a regular public school, you keep an eye on what is being taught your children!

UPS, I don't like the broads strokes of Tea & Libertarian Parties ARE The John Birch Society. Too much political extremes on both right --and left.

8

News Item12/9/13 11:43 AM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Ahhhhh!!!! That's http://www.crosswire.org/index.jsp not crossfire! which seems to be a Romish site Tablets or too early in the morning for me.
7

News Item12/9/13 11:33 AM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Now, Penny, don't I often menrion the free AND-BIBLE app to use on your Android device? Go to e.g. http://www.crossfire.org for other free programs for other OSs. But enough for 1 finger typing Except for, http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2013/12/05/hour-of-code-event-aims-to-demystify-computer-science/
6

News Item12/9/13 10:22 AM
penny  Find all comments by penny
Jim, you can pick up an old grammar book from a hundred years ago and an old basal from 200 years ago and teach them language fluency with a piece of paper and a pencil. and history cannot be taught except within a world view and a moral reference, which is currently that western Christian society must be decimated and homosexuality to replace it...

quality books are available to the public without price.... the greatest of all being the bible itself, which has been used by many for literacy.

all this jazz is for the indoctrination of a generation. it is necessary for the direction we are going, you know that right?

5

News Item12/9/13 10:11 AM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
What's not in Common Core, yet Hour of Code (YouTube) advert Short.
4

News Item12/8/13 9:36 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/11/15/watch-student-decimate-common-core-founding-fathers-turning-in-their-graves-87190

http://thecommonsenseshow.com/2013/08/02/how-your-child-is-being-dumbed-down/

https://whatiscommoncore.wordpress.com/tag/deliberate-dumbing-down/

http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-opinion/ci_24435124/dumb-and-dumber-common-core-dumbs-us-down

3

News Item12/8/13 4:44 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I wonder if many of those that complain aren't really competent to teach the subject, that they are suppose to? Anyway---

I see there are some sermons in the sermons list that may address this issue?

Derrick Meador wrote:
The Common Core Standards will increase the rigor in the classroom and thus better prepare students for college and global work success. This is probably the single biggest reason that the Common Core Standards were created. Higher education has long complained that more and more students need remediation at the beginning of college. The increased rigor should lead students to be more prepared for life after high school.
excerpt from,What are some Pros and Cons of the Common Core Standards?
2

News Item12/8/13 11:50 AM
get real | earth  Find all comments by get real
fox news refuses to allow comments so i do not follow fox news ...
1
There are a total of 10 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
UK politician arrested after quoting Winston Churchill views...
jim lincoln from nebraska: "another article about winnie from the independent. ;)..."
-4 hrs 13 
The Christmas Truces of 1914: Peace in the Midst of War
advent day: " angela wittman just a quick comment - there really is such a thing..."
-6 hrs 142 
Marijuana use increases in Colorado, according to new federal...
penny: "'he that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that..."
-7 hrs 


Purpose of God amongst us
Bill Parker
The Amazing Love of God

Malachi 1:1-15
Midweek Service
13th Street Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS

Who Shall Stand
Mark Pannell

Jon Couch
Hope In A Hopeless Culture

This Day Ministries
Radio Broadcast
Play! | MP3

Robert Rubino
Benjamin Watson Was Right!

Fellowship Baptist Church
Current Events
Video!Play! | MP4

Blog 12/22/14
I'll Be Home for Christmas

New York Gospel Mission
merry chr­istm­as! hol­iday fest­iv­it­ies are in full swing...

Sponsor:
Top 10 Puritan Hard Drive Reviews

Wash­er, Beeke, Bauch­am, Benn­ett, Brown, Price, McM­ah­on, Johns­on, Dild­ay, Menc­ar­ow...
www.puritandownloads.com/bl..

Sermon:
Are YOU Ready to Die?
Ron Lewis

SPONSOR | 4,900+

SPONSOR





                   
It is impossible to be a true soldier of Jesus Christ and not fight. ... J. Gresham Machen

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.