Common Core Sample Lesson Teaches 'Evolving Nature of Constitution'
A sample Common Core lesson plan for 8th graders, provided by a nonprofit group founded by the three lead writers of the Common Core standards, teaches that the U.S. Constitution is an ‚Äúevolving‚ÄĚ document and that the nation‚Äôs founders only considered white males with property as persons under the law.
Student Achievement Partners, founded by Common Core ‚Äúarchitect‚ÄĚ David Coleman ‚Äď now College Board president ‚Äď and lead writers of the standards Jason Zimba and Susan Pimentel, provide the classroom resource. The education group received $6.5 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the main source of private funding for the Common Core, and is focused solely on implementation of the Common Core standards.
As CNS News notes, the lesson plan is based on Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution by Linda R. Monk, which is listed as a suggested reading for 8th graders on...
Marty McD, yeah, thanks to a bought Congress Disney copyrights did evolve, into making their material untouchable. By the way, apparently too many American kids are going to be too ignorant to serve in the military, [URL=http://online.wsj.com/articles/recruits-ineligibility-tests-the-military-1403909945?mod=trending_now_1]]]Recruits' Ineligibility Tests the Military[/URL] blurb at the top of this Wall Street article, "More Than Two-Thirds of American Youth Wouldn't Qualify for Service, Pentagon Says" WSJ articles have a tendency to be here today gone tomorrow, so if you plan to take a look at it, do it. Rudolph Murdoch, the owner doesn't like to give anything away for free, so you usually have to be a subscriber to see these things.
There are 27 amendments (10 adapted right away so only 17 additional in 225 years) to the Constitution . Approximately 11,539 measures have been proposed to amend the Constitution from 1789 through January 2, 2013.
"...give students the opportunity to observe the dynamic nature of the Constitution...The recommended Common Core lesson plan presumes as fact that the Constitution is a ‚Äúliving document,‚ÄĚ or one that can be interpreted differently from what was intended by the founders."
Not exactly fluid with change but libs want you to believe there are no standards, no absolutes, just every man doing that which is right in his own eyes. This humanistic standard has been part of public school curriculum's for a long time saying that man is the measure and circumstances not rule of law dictate how things should be viewed. It is not surprising that CC should follow the same precedent. It is also not surprising that the greedy democrats would support the program for personal power and control of young minds.
Ah, yes, the Constitution has been amended over the centuries, e.g. they should never given women the right to vote.
First information on the source of the article on Common Core, [URL=http://ballotpedia.org/Ballotpedia:About]]]Ballotpedia:About[/URL] and then the article itself, [URL=http://ballotpedia.org/Understanding_%22Common_Core%22:_Standards_and_Backlash]]]Understanding "Common Core": Standards and Backlash[/URL].