Teaching students critical thinking is generally a good thing. However, when progressive liberal educators are pointing questions in a way that compares George Washington to a Palestinian terrorist, we should be concerned.
“Was George Washington any different from Palestinian terrorists trying to protect their country?”
“Was Jefferson a hypocrite? Did he really think of a slave as a sub-human while writing the Declaration of Independence?”
These questions were written for use in the classroom by Grant Wiggins, a Pearson Education author, partner, and Common Core professional development trainer.
In partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers, Pearson Education provides lessons, texts, professional development, and other resources to states implementing the Common Core State Standards.
Wiggins is one of several educators and authors who provide instruction via Pearson Common Core webinars.
James Rubenstein, author of, The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography, is also employed by Pearson.
Last year, it was reported that parents in Tennessee’s Williamson County School District were calling for removal of Rubenstein’s book, a resource for Advanced Placement Human Geography courses, because of its anti-semitic content…
As explained in The Real History of Common Core: Black Helicopters…’, Common Core’s Achieve, Inc. Far From Bi-Partisan, and Carnegie Corporation: From Philanthropy to Frightening Control to Common Core, the Coalition of Essential Schools is the whole-child progressive indoctrination reform behind the Common Core State Standards Initiative
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