Saturday, March 24, 2012

Reading

NYC Public School Parent wrote a scathing indictment of the coming common core Language Arts requirement. In it, the writer discusses the credentials of the authors behind CC Language Arts - they are not teachers, have never been teachers, and want more and more of the curriculum to be none fiction (catalogs, menus and other "real life" things. Wow - I would have hated it.

In a related article, the Washington Times wrote an article discussing how reading for pleasure is decreasing.

1 comment:

Pissed Off said...

Catering to the bottom third-that is all anyone cares about