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Give me just one generation of youth, and I'll transform the whole world.”-Vladimir Lenin

 

Use Video Games & Ditch Traditional Instruction, Says Edtech Chief

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. August 10, 2018

Today’s students should be taught with video games because their attention spans have decreased.

Mohit Midha, CEO of Mangahigh which develops math games, says to ditch traditional instruction because students cannot focus for more than five minutes. What a life! Getting to hang out with friends and play video games all day.

The Fed Begins Its Takeover of Private Enterprise & Workers

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. August 2, 2018 

The federal government is poking its nose into filling blue-collar jobs for private businesses by training workers. Yet it has no constitutional authority for involvement in the private sector -- either by planning the economy or training the workforce.

Why Millennials Hate America and How We Can Change It

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  July 25, 2018 

Public furor over the new Advanced Placement U.S. History textbook is gaining hurricane force as deplorables see firsthand exactly why millennials prefer socialism and think America is an evil empire. 

Smart Phones Are Connected To Rising Teen Suicides

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.  July 21, 2018 

Between 2010 and 2015, teen suicide or attempted suicide rose more than 50 percent. The rise is connected to an increase in teen ownership of smart phones, passing 50 percent in 2012 and soaring to 73 percent in 2015.

Digital Learning Is A $60 Billion Scam

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. July 18, 2018

The new Gold Rush will rake in $60 billion this year. The ed-tech gold rush has attracted deep pockets like Rupert Murdoch who invested more than $1 billion into Amplify to develop educational video-games.

Why Is Digital Learning Good For Your Kids But Not For Those of Silicon Valley Execs?

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. July 16, 2018

Silicon Valley companies are pushing digital products into public schools as teacher replacements but executives of giants, such as Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard, reject the use of technology for their own children.

GOP Senator Cornyn Co-Sponsors Police State Bill

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D July 6, 2018 

Recently Texas U. S. Senator John Cornyn signed onto the College Transparency Act of 2017 (S.1121) that will overturn the ban on a federal student data system and establish lifelong tracking of individuals by the federal government. Proponents of the bill are licking their chops, claiming that support from the second ranking GOP Senator signals passage. 

Merge Federal Departments? Better to Abolish Them

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. June 28, 2018 World Net Daily

President Donald Trump wants to combine the Education and Labor Departments into a single Department of Education and the Workforce. The DEW would “centralize and better coordinate Federal efforts to train the American workforce.” 

Let's be clear. It is not the role of federal government to train the American workforce. 

Electronic Screen Media Creating Mental Health Problems for Kids

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. June 17, 2018 

Research shows the use of electronic screen media is having biological and psychological health effects on children including reduced intelligence, increased ADHD, autism, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, and cancer. 

The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Communications and Media points out that children are experiencing unprecedented screen violence not just on television, but also on computers, video games and touch-screen devices. They note that such exposure has been clearly linked to aggressive behavior, aggressive thoughts, aggressive feelings and physiological arousal. 

Addictive Video Games Pushed Into Public Schools By Silicon Valley & U.S. Government

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D.   June 8, 2018 

 

Nearly all teen shooters over the past two decades have played many hours of recreational violent games that reward players for being proficient at killing. Yet the public is ignoring that tech companies are pushing addictive educational video games into American classrooms.

Will Education Derivatives Be the Next Wall Street Crash?

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. June 1, 2018 

Education is becoming a tradeable market that does not concern itself with educating children. 

Silicon Valley titans are partnering with investors to develop products and services. The annual ASU-GSV Summit for education technology is a must-attend event where venture capitalists meet with executives from education start-ups to review new personalized or adaptive learning systems for students. 

Gates, Zuckerberg Team Up to Explore Kids' Brain Functions

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. May 15, 2018

Billionaire tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are teaming up to inflict more damage on the unsuspecting American public.

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