> The Aug. 2012 NOTICES of the AMS contains Solomon > Garfunkel's Opinion piece "What's a Math Educator to > Do?" > > http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/noti877 > > I did a double take when I read the second sentence: > "I truly think that the Common Core Standards for > Mathematics (CCSSM) are a disaster." > > As I read on, it turns out that he "was actually on > the writing team for CCSSM," will retrain teachers, > will "be involved with the implementation of CCSSM," > "will work with assessment consortia," "will sit on > advisory boards for curriculum projects," etc. > > It turns out that the latest rubbish in mathematics > education is being promoted by many of the same > people (e.g. Steven Leinwand) who are responsible for > the "standards" and "reform math" disaster.
The May 2013 issue of NOTICES contains a response to Garfunkel's opinion piece. ==========