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Loyal readers know of my longtime crusade against fuzzy math/Everyday Math and Common Core educational corruption.

So this new video of an apparent teacher training session on Common Core math — in which the trainer explains how getting the wrong answer is right — will come as no surprise (via Stanley Kurtz):

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCfg1gzQ-UI&w=430&h=260]

The twisted pedagogy is the same in all of these curricular fads: Encourage “critical thinking” and “explaining” of “how and why” over time-tested, efficient methods of “drill and kill” first. Abandon memorization and computation for social justice, multiculturalism , and self-esteem.

This cartoon I posted back in 2007 still says it all about constructivist, “strategy”-obsessed, non-math math:

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(Republished from MichelleMalkin.com by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Education