- Response to John Merrow’s advocacy of Project-based Learning 6 February, 2020
- Test Critics Fail the Test: Critics of Testing Don’t Understand the Basics of Testing 26 December, 2019
- Romanian officials’ nonchalant reaction to 2018 PISA results 19 December, 2019
- The Hechinger Report on college admission testing 13 October, 2019
- Beware New Quality Counts State Rankings 5 September, 2019
- Back to school means education news stories …for a while 29 August, 2019
- Persian Gulf tensions recall a previous “gulf” crisis: The Tonkin Gulf Resolution 5 August, 2019
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Author Archives: Barry Garelick
I’m writing a series of articles for Heartlander on a Common Sense Approach to Common Core. In these articles, I show that there are interpretations of CC that can be made that aren’t as ridiculous as the ones we’re seeing … Continue reading
What has been used as a help in older textbooks and in Singapore, is turning out to be a hindrance in the U.S. under the current interpretations of Common Core. Insisting on calculations based on the “making tens” and other … Continue reading
The first chapter of “Conversations on the Rifle Range” which will be the sequel to “Letters from John Dewey/Letters from Huck Finn” is now up at Out in Left Field.
Being a sometimes useful and always irreverent compendium of letters that examine math education in our public schools, addressed to anyone with the requisite curiosity to read them. “Few refuges exist from the multicolored tomes posing as math textbooks. No one … Continue reading