I like online curriculum marketplaces – they’re terrific resources! The problem, is that I have always found it difficult to find homeschool products that had NOT aligned to Common Core or NGSS in those marketplaces. Those educational standards are just so stinking political. I would just as soon avoid them.
This is one of the more political statements you’ll see me make, because I truly feel that politics has no place in education. But the reality is that we need to pay attention to the political winds…because they do not blow in our favor. In this last installment, I share my opinions on Common Core, […]
A few weeks ago, I spent about an hour talking with Kirsten Lombard, founder of Resounding Books. We talked about Common Core, why we homeschool, and in the segment, why did Learning Tangent start and what do we hope to accomplish? It’s only about 11 minutes long, take a listen to find out more about what […]
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Dr. Duke Pesta has been touring the country, giving a presentation on the Common Core State Standards (Common Core), “You cannot do Common Core in bullet points,” he says. He’s right, Common Core is too complicated. On this fall evening, he was speaking to a group of about 65 parents and grandparents, some were seasoned […]