Category Archives: Err What?

#DM7 Article: There’s A Lot Of Weapons Grade Stupid Out There

This is a repost of my weekly Da Tech Guy column: There’s A Lot Of Weapons Grade Stupid Out There

By A.P. Dillon

Maybe it is age creeping up on me, but I can’t help but feel there as been an increase in the level of dumb stuff going out there in the world. I can’t help but feel at times that the movie Idiocracy is really a documentary — or at least will be treated as one in not so distant the future.

There just seems to be a lot of weapons grade stupid out there these days and I’m not just talking about Common Core math.

There’s all kinds of stupid, mind you.

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Spit-Take Of The Week: NC Superintendent’s “Vision” For NC Education

Is the romance of Common Core fading?

“In her remarks, she described a vision for moving away from a “one-size-fits-all” to a more personalized approach to teaching, to a strategy of awarding credit based on “mastery” learning rather than seat time, and the use of project-based learning.”
-Herald Sun, 11/6/14,N.C. Superintendent Describes Vision For Education

No, given the rewrite of the standards going on in NC, it more likely we’ve entered cover your ass meets obfuscation mode.

Wonka CommonCoreStandardsWHAT A JOKE.
Dr. Atkinson has rammed the one-size-fits-all Common Core down the throat of this state’s children and parents for four years.

This isn’t a ‘vision’.

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‘Our Schools First’ Jumps The Shark With Halloween Handouts

Politicking in our schools? CHECK.
Using kids as props in fliers? CHECK.
Ruining Halloween by giving kids slips of paper in their treat bags? CHECK.

Wait, what?
Slips of paper handed out on Halloween to push the School Bond referendum?

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‘Our Schools First’ Mailers Feature Kids With Bond Vote Signs

The use of kids as political props is revolting, yet here we have Our Schools First doing it yet again. See below. The flip side of this mailer can be viewed here.

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This Is How Moral Monday Is Trying To Stay Relevant

This is how Moral Monday is trying to stay relevant. Using an already charged situation in another state to get arrested for media attention.

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