My Handout For Peregrine Books Presentation

Dear Friends, The intent of Vital Lies is to provide a format for local and national discussion. Vital Lies took over 10 years to research and write. It was released in eBook format in 2012 and is available globally. In January, due to intense pressure from friends, the first printing as a paperback was released. Peregrine Book Company carries the paperback locally. Both the paperback…

Please Read This Excerpt From Vital Lies…

INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE STAGE. (Footnotes deleted for this WP blog) This book explores areas of weakness in our schools, provides examples of what needs to be changed, and gives examples of how this change can occur. It discusses the historical basis of the current system, political obstacles to change, and examples of re-structuring instructional delivery systems (how we teach) that incorporate the new technology. It…

Get rich! Your Guide For Distorting Education To Access Tax Dollar$$$

At this time in American history anyone with gumption and a disregard for children and their futures, or the future of America, can obtain wealth, help destroy public district schools, and gain access to the education tax dollars citizens pay. Here’s how You can become wealthy: Get rid of locally elected boards of education. Many are already compromised by lack of citizen interest, so bypass…

Part I: The Dismantling Of Comprehensive Education: A Case Study.

(3 parts combined in this blog) Decades, ago, Arizona along with most other states, set standards for public education curricula. The state’s educational leaders defined what children need to know and be able to do in at least ten interdisciplinary content areas: mathematics, reading, writing, the sciences, social studies and civics (local, state, and national government), the arts, comprehensive health, technology, foreign language, and workplace…

A Horrible Manifestation Of A Cultural Lag

All that befalls education today is caused by disconnected assumptions about unproven ideologies. Garbage thinking accepted as truth. Fact-adverse mentalities running their undisciplined stupidity as if they know what they are doing and where the rest of us need to go. I no longer discount the dirty, ugly forces of greed that sacrifice the American Dream and the future of America for personal and corporate…

What We Do To Our Children

What we think we do to and for our children is quite different from what we actually do. What we think is happening for our children and the future of America, is based upon lack of knowledge about how education and our schools work and what a whole or complete school should be. As we search through effective programs and identify what must be continued…

DESTROYING A COHESIVE AMERICA

We are experiencing what it takes to destroy a Nation that was unified by its educational system. How is this being done? They start by destroying our public schools to gain access to children’s minds and program them to be fodder for a new order. The movement grows by placing corporations above individuals and ensuring that the people behind corporate acts are invisible and not…

Educational Leadership – We Lack Basic Principles

WHOM DO WE FOLLOW, we educators who are responsible for the precious futures of America’s children, and thus the future of our country? Who speaks for teachers? Who speaks for the children? What are the fundamental responsibilities that guide educators? Do Associations and Unions represent children and education, or just ‘labor’? Does the US Department of Education speak for the profession, or current political ideologies?…

Wisconsin – A Lesson We Must Keep From Happening Everywhere

I blogged about One Nation and that caught the attention of people who feared that what I wrote was true. They had never seen it put so clearly. The destruction of our basic educational system, mostly in elementary education, will end a cohesive nation and, many think, the American Dream. It is already happening in many states. America, as we know her, cannot be based…

DISTRICT OR CHARTER SCHOOL? – LET’S COMPARE

ALMOST ALL DISTRICT SCHOOLS  K-12 – Campus with playing fields, parking, student R&R areas. Bus loading and unloading areas. Library, resource rooms, nurse’s office, counselors offices, classrooms, teachers offices, student and staff rest rooms. Science labs, language labs, physical education gym(s) and PE facilities and playing fields. Teachers meeting/planning areas, central office administration, teacher supervision, and record keeping. Food services. Theater and performing arts center….