If Common Core Math Is The Problem What Is The Solution?

By Bill Sardi Common Core…… It’s the way they are un-teaching American kids math these days.  There is a major push-back against this new way of teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Some critics have gone so far as to call Common Core Mathematics “Satan’s handiwork.” [The Daily Mail UK May 15, 2014] Laugh-man Stephen Colbert has made fun of Common Core Math. …

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America’s Math Teacher Richard Garcia:

“Just Teach Students How To Count And They Will Say ‘Math Is Easy’.” For Immediate Release Contact: Richard Garcia BASIC + MATH = SOLUTIONS Phone: (909) 596-9507 basicmathsolutions@yahoo.com By Bill Sardi “America’s math teacher” Richard Garcia took a special education class of 3rd graders that initially struggled with basic math skills and after five months of instruction they outscored every …

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Cameron’s Story

“Mr. Garcia, I’ve got some exciting news – my son was walking around the house yesterday telling us that he no longer has to say… ‘There’s a reason they call math a problem!’ As Cameron’s mother Nicole told me the news, there was joy and passion in her voice.  But she certainly hadn’t felt that way when I first met …

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Matthew’s Story

“What are you drawing?” I asked the nine-year-old boy. “I’m making a scale,” he replied Puzzled, I then asked him, “Why are you making a scale?” “I want to keep track of what I think about doing math with you.” Abrupt as it was, that was my very first interaction with Matthew.  His father had greeted me on the front …

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