COMMON CORE MISSES THE MARK

COMMON CORE MISSES THE MARK

Mr. Martin Cothran was interviewed by David Kern of the Circe Institute regarding the Common Core State Standards Initiative in American Education, known as “Common Core.” Cothran begins: The Common Core standards are important because of the number of children that will be affected by national standards which are eliminating content knowledge and trying to replace… Read More ›

FACING UP TO DUMBNESS

FACING UP TO DUMBNESS

The battle over what fills my iPod is not nearly as important as what fills my mind, but they are closely related. C.S. Lewis wisely observed, “Unless the measuring rod is independent of the thing being measured, we can do no measuring.” This is routinely applied in science and business, but becomes murky when it… Read More ›