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

 

TEA Claims of ‘Dramatic Results’ For Online Math Video Games Are False, Says Expert

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

Despite the volumes of research about addictive video games, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) is implementing math video games in its blended learning programs in district and open charter schools for grades pre-K through 8. The TEA is claiming “dramatic results” from the use of blended learning programs across the state, despite the study being flawed.

American Education:  Center for Identity Politics

By Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D. October 28, 2018

Progressive education reformers have turned quietly away from the failed Common Core Standards and are embracing white privilege and racism as their latest scheme. American education has become a radical left institution of identity politics that pits American against each other.

USDE Secretary DeVos Pushes America Toward World Governance

By Carole Hornsby Haynes September 26, 2018

In his speech to the United Nations assembly in New York, President Trump served notice that “...America will always choose independence and cooperation over global governance, control, and domination.”

Despite knowing how the president feels about one-world government, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently signed a declaration that places American education right in the center of the global agenda.

Corporations Say 60% of College Graduates Don’t Have Basic Skills for Hiring

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

Employers report that only 40 percent of of recent college graduates are well-prepared to handle tasks requiring good communication skills. Even worse, fewer than 40 percent are proficient in writing, critical thinking or applying knowledge to real-world situations.

Commissioner George P. Bush Launches Attack On Alamo

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

General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush sent a letter to the Texas State Board of Education about removing from the social studies curriculum standards the Travis letter and “heroic” from descriptions of the Alamo defenders.  He argued that the recommended changes are not about “trimming class time” but rather about “diluting Texas history” and influencing what students will learn about our past.

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 (APUSH) textbook is gaining hurricane force as deplorables see firsthand exactly why millennials prefer socialism and think America is an evil empire.  

By the People is written by James Fraser, a socialist professor of history and education at New York University.  Fraser paints Trump as belonging in a mental institution and the Black Lives Matter movement as the downtrodden just protecting themselves from police. Leftist movements are glorified and conservatives are demonized as angry, vicious racists.

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.

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