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August 2014 Blog Posts (32)

update on dad

update on dad, he is stable and he is in need of prayer, his brain has stopped swelling and the inflammation is coming down. He is also moving his left side but not on command yet. He needs prayer for strength so that he can be taken off the food tube -- he cannot swallow yet and need prayer for that and he also needs prayer for his nerves to be kick in so that he can breath on his own - he is doing so now but he is on a respirator that is helping - we ask God to please heal my dad's brain…

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Added by Frances F Foland on August 31, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

WHAT PARENTS SHOULD WANT FOR THEIR CHILDREN - BY DONNA GARNER - 8.30.14

 

“What Parents Should Want for Their Children”

by Donna Garner

8.30.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/parents-children/

 

Below is a suggested document for parents to take to their child’s teachers to make the parents’ expectations clear to the teachers:

 

I want my child’s papers to be evaluated for correct…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 30, 2014 at 8:43pm — No Comments

PODCAST: TWITTER RALLY AGAINST GOV. PENCE'S COMMON CORE -- DR. JIM MILGRAM'S CONCERNS OVER CC MATH -- 8.29.14

8.29.14 – PODCAST:  All of our kids #DeserveBetterThan the #Common Core Math – Today’s  Twitter Rally against Gov. Mike Pence who rebranded the Indiana Standards – now aligned with the Common Core

 

Please listen to this podcast as Dr. Jim Milgram, professor emeritus of mathematics at Stanford University, explains how dire the fuzzy math in Common Core will be for the future of our nation:

 

LINK TO PODCAST --…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 29, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

TEACHING AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS: TWITTER RALLY AGAINST GOV. PENCE & COMMON CORE TODAY - 8.29.14

 

 

“Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Twitter Rally Against Gov. Pence & Common Core”

By Donna Garner

8.29.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/teaching-dog-tricks-twitter-rally-gov-pence-common-core/

 

Added by Donna Garner on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

TEACHING AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS: TWITTER RALLY AGAINST GOV. PENCE & COMMON CORE TODAY - 8.29.14

 

“Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Twitter Rally Against Gov. Pence & Common Core”

By Donna Garner

8.29.14

 

It is possible to teach an old dog new tricks. I am 73 but am learning slowly but surely how to engage on the social media through Twitter.  If I can do it, anyone can.

 

Today, 8.29.14, Women on the Wall is conducting a Twitter Rally to counter Gov. Mike Pence (IN) who is speaking at the…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

PODCAST: ALICE LINAHAN SHOW -- THE GOOD & BAD NEWS ABOUT COMMON CORE -- 8.27.14

8.27.14 – PODCAST – Easy listening while exercising, waiting in line, cleaning the house, traveling, and eating

 

Alice Linahan’s Women on the Wall Community Conversations:

 

On this show Katherine McMillian presented the Thomas More Law Center’s Privacy Opt-Out Form. Others discussed the dangers of students connecting through techie devices to ISIS terrorists in disguise, the indoctrination of Common Core lessons that seek to…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 28, 2014 at 8:52pm — No Comments

A WORD TO NAYSAYERS ABOUT TEXAS STUDENTS - BY DONNA GARNER - 8.27.14

“A Word to Naysayers About Texas Students”

By Donna Garner

8.27.14

http://www.educationviews.org/word-naysayers-texas-students/

Under grilling yesterday by Texas Senate Education members, Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams had to be much too nice.  Williams stated, “…Texas students are not ready to be graded by higher standards because the…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 27, 2014 at 8:20pm — No Comments

AN IOWAN'S OPEN LETTER TO GOV. MIKE HUCKABEE -- COMMON CORE -- BY SHANE VANDER HART -- TAE - 8.25.14

8.25.14 – Truth in American Education

 

“An Iowan’s Open Letter to Gov. Mike Huckabee – Common Core”

By Shane Vander Hart

 

http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-state-standards/an-iowans-open-letter-to-governor-mike-huckabee/

 

Added by Donna Garner on August 26, 2014 at 8:02am — No Comments

JUST RELEASED: HOW THE COLLEGE BOARD POLITICIZED U. S. HISTORY - BY STANLEY KURTZ -- NAT. REVIEW -- 8.25.14

8.25.14 –JUST RELEASED AT 9:54 A. M. TODAY – “HOW THE COLLEGE BOARD POLITICIZED U. S. HISTORY” – BY STANLEY KURTZ  -- NATIONAL REVIEW

 

[Donna Garner’s summary of this article: Stanley Kurtz explains that the new AP U. S. History course (APUSH) has been in the making for several years, worming its way through the ranks until it finally reached the perfect storm where the leftists are in power in the White House, in the U. S. Dept. of Ed., and at the…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 25, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

HUGE CONCERNS WITH NEW AP U. S. HISTORY COURSE -- RESOURCE LINKS -- BY DONNA GARNER - 8.24.14

“Huge Concerns with New AP U. S. History Course – Resource Links”

By Donna Garner

8.24.14

 

[Please be sure to notice the bios for Jane Robbins and Larry Krieger that are posted toward the top of the article.]

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Added by Donna Garner on August 24, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

DEMOCRATS LOOKING BAD - GOV. RICK PERRY GETS SYMPATHY VOTE -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 8.20.14

“Democrats Looking Bad – Gov. Rick Perry Gets Sympathy Vote”

by Donna Garner

8.20.14       

 

http://www.educationviews.org/democrats-bad-gov-rick-perry-sympathy-vote/

 

 

Interestingly enough, David Axelrod and Lanny Davis (two high-profile Democrats) have come out publicly saying this indictment…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 20, 2014 at 2:18pm — No Comments

To Those of Us Born 1925 – 1975 by Jay Leno. NO matter what our kids and the new generation think about us, WE ARE AWESOME !!! OUR Lives are LIVING PROOF !!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

To Those of Us Born 1925 – 1975 by Jay Leno. NO matter what our kids and the new generation think about us, WE ARE AWESOME !!! OUR Lives are LIVING PROOF !!

To Those of Us Born 1925 – 1975 by Jay Leno. NO matter what our kids and the new generation think about us, WE ARE AWESOME !!! OUR Lives are LIVING PROOF !!!

Posted on August 19, 2014 by V.K. Durham Leave a comment

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Subject: WE WERE AWESOME!

NO matter what our kids and the new…

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Added by Frances F Foland on August 20, 2014 at 1:44am — No Comments

EDUCATION LEADERS WHO HAVE NEVER TAUGHT -- FROM HUFFINGTON POST - 8.19.14

EDUCATION LEADERS WHO HAVE NEVER TAUGHT

(Posted at the bottom of “Support for the Common Core Plummets, Especially Among Teachers” – by Rebecca Klein, Huffington Post, Getty Images – 8.19.14, 12:59 A.M. EDT)

 

 

[I was a teacher for more than 33 years but never flew an airplane.  Why would anyone in his right mind ever allow me to create flight plans for the entire airline industry?   The following 11 people have…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 19, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

BRAIN RESEARCH: DRILL AND KILL HELPS STUDENTS LEARN MATH AND READING -- 8.17.14

 

8.17.14 – DailyMail.com

 

[Yes, in reading, automaticity of phonemes allows a child’s brain to be free to focus on reading comprehension instead of on figuring out how to pronounce the words. The same thing holds true in math. When the math facts become automatic, a child’s brain can then focus on doing the actual math calculation.  MRI brain studies have shown these same findings for some years. However, it is the stubborn, hard-headed ed…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 18, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments

COMING TO A SCHOOL NEAR YOU?

The Obama administration is prepping the nation's school systems for a huge influx of illegal immigrant children this fall as they await hearings that could lead to deportations.



"All children in the United States are entitled to equal access to a public elementary and secondary education, regardless of their or their parents' actual or perceived national origin, citizenship, or immigration status," the Education Department 



The document was…

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Added by mel moss on August 15, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments

WHY WON'T THE COLLEGE BOARD REVEAL ITS AP U. S. HISTORY AUTHORS? - BY LARRY KRIEGER, JANE ROBBINS -- 8.15.14

 

8.15.14 – JUST RELEASED

 

 

“Why Won’t the College Board Reveal its AP U.S. History Authors?”

By Larry Krieger and Jane Robbins

8.15.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/wont-college-board-reveal-ap-u-s-history-authors/

 

 

Who wrote the Declaration of…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 15, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments

PODCAST: ALICE LINAHAN - DISCUSSION OF NEW AP U. S. HISTORY COURSE AND DUAL CREDIT -- 8.13.14

PODCAST – 8.13.14 – Alice Linahan Conference Call – Discussion of the new AP U. S. History Course (including the Framework and the new AP U. S. History test itself) and dual credit courses

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Added by Donna Garner on August 14, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

U. T. REGENT WALLACE HALL BEING HUNG OUT TO DRY BY JOE STRAUS AND SHOW TRIAL PANEL -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 8.14.14

 

“U. T. Regent Wallace Hall Being Hung out To Dry by Straus and Show Trial Panel”

By Donna Garner

8.13.14

 

http://www.educationviews.org/u-t-regent-wallace-hall-hung-dry-straus-show-trial-panel/

 

 

[8.13.14 – Donna Garner’s opinion: Left-leaning, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus is trying to…

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Added by Donna Garner on August 14, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

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Meeting starts @ 6:30 PM. Pantego Lions Club

3535 Marathon. Pantego, TX 76013…

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