Yet another teacher speaks up   Leave a comment


“I find the claim that I can’t design or develop curriculum on my own insulting.   To suggest we need a national Common Core Curriculum because local teachers can’t develop curriculum on their own is pure nonsense.  As an ordinary classroom teacher, I’ve done just that for two major units I taught.

I can, however, see how national companies, marketing testing programs or other educational products, would benefit from having every state and every school district tied to the same common standards.  Makes their job easier, their overhead and R&D lower, and their profit margin greater.  And none of that, necessarily, makes education any better in America.”



Posted August 29, 2012 by Christel Swasey in Uncategorized

Comments are welcome here.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: