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This second graderís revenge against Common Core math will make your day
Yahoo/Daily Caller ^ | Mar 30, 2014

Posted on 03/30/2014 8:59:25 PM PDT by kingattax

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To: Smokin' Joe

Joe’s got it. The student isn’t even supposed to actually solve for the answer (the total number of cars). Instead, the student is supposed to describe, in words, the equation that would need to be solved to come up with the answer i.e. “In this problem, in order to come up with the total number of cars, ‘Mike’ would add together the number of blue cars and the number of green cars that he saw”. This is utter tripe, and is why, if “Common Core” survives long enough, my daughter will go to a private school.


21 posted on 03/30/2014 10:58:21 PM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: kingattax

This new math is probably suggestive of George Sorros who wants to destroy America. The kid has talent on loan from God and that is a good thing.


22 posted on 03/30/2014 10:58:36 PM PDT by TEARUNNER14 (AS A FORMER FETUS, I RESENT ABORTIONS!)
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To: kingattax

The boy will probably be referred to the school psychologist and his parent’s guns taken away because he hears voices in his head that give him math answers!


23 posted on 03/30/2014 11:01:10 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Bob
I'm with you, Bob. It seems more time is being devoted to piddling around than getting the job done. Perfect training for a lot of do-nothing jobs, but where I work a ticket to unemployment. Imagine this same sort of mental wanking in a combat situation... or road construction project...or any number of other jobs where results count.

The precursor to all this was 'estimating' answers, and our kids had trouble with that, "Why not just work the problem and get THE answer?" was the most often asked question.

Out of the mouths of babes...

24 posted on 03/30/2014 11:30:23 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: P-Marlowe

“Mike is visually impaired and saw 0 cars”.


25 posted on 03/30/2014 11:32:42 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: kingattax

Typical Common Core illogical question. The fact that Mike saw 17 blue and 25 green cars give no information on the total number of cars he saw - just those of those colors.

Common Core is an attempt to outright kill education altogether. It seeks to actually break a child’s ability to think straight. It’s one of the most evil creations in the history of the human race, and every single person behind it should be jailed without parole for life, for crimes against humanity It is an absolute outrage, and a mind rape of every student it touches.


26 posted on 03/31/2014 12:17:23 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker

Exactly, they are going to graduate non-functional people from these schools


27 posted on 03/31/2014 12:24:43 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: kingattax
1. What is a number sentence?

2. Can you add words together to come up with a sum?

28 posted on 03/31/2014 1:44:13 AM PDT by Lockbox
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Can you add words together to come up with a sum?

brainless + parasite = democRAT voter

29 posted on 03/31/2014 1:49:23 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Does the Toy Store provide their employees with a health plan that provides contraceptives and abortion services? What type cars were included? Were there global warming causing SUVs? Were there any government subsidized electric cars? There is just not enough information to solve the problem.


30 posted on 03/31/2014 2:57:01 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Smokin' Joe

He/she got the number sentence (17 + 25 = 42 - with the square around the 42).


31 posted on 03/31/2014 3:02:36 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: Fishing-guy
I understand the goal of common core

Huh, really? I thought that the goal of CC was to generate the maximum number of communists with the minimum amount of effort.
32 posted on 03/31/2014 3:14:46 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: kingattax

“I do what the voices in my head tell me to.”


33 posted on 03/31/2014 3:46:01 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Fishing-guy

EXACTLY!!!! What the HELL does that sentence mean???? It’s ABSURD!!


34 posted on 03/31/2014 4:06:09 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: kingattax

“on my computer calculator I punched the 1 and 7 keys and then the + key and then the 2 and 5 keys what came up was 17+25=42 “


35 posted on 03/31/2014 4:15:33 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: kingattax

This problem by, its last requirement, puts the attention on the composer of the problem, and not the problem. What a bunch of narcissistic self absorbed nincompoops.

Just like Hollywood making movie after movie with attention given to moviemakers themselves and older artists with themes about growing old instead of writing about things the readers want to read.

The poor students are left scratching their heads wondering why the teacher wants an evaluation of their problem presentation.

I’ll givum an evaluation!


36 posted on 03/31/2014 4:21:05 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

So, if he had written that “17 is the answer because I saw Lou Costello add that way 7 x 13 = 28. he would get an A for “creative thinking”?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnICFjDn97o


37 posted on 03/31/2014 4:37:12 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: kvanbrunt2

This allows the dummies to feel good about themselves


38 posted on 03/31/2014 4:50:56 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: kingattax

I’m guessing a number sentence is an equation and what the problem is really asking the student to do is write 17+25=__

Formulating math equations from word problems is an essential skill, but in my opinion, a bit abstract for second graders.


39 posted on 03/31/2014 5:03:41 AM PDT by FXRP
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To: agrarianlady

The only public school officials who know about that are the ones who administer schools with a classical curriculum.

Common Core isn’t age appropriate. No wonder it drives the kids crazy.


40 posted on 03/31/2014 6:14:04 AM PDT by goldi
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