August 12, 2022

10 Common Core exercises that will make you tear your hair out

In connection with the release of Glenn Beck’s new book, “Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education,” we decided to compile a list of the most absurd Common Core problems we’ve seen.

Feel free to tweet us your favorite problems @TheBlazeBooks with #Conform.

1. From the epic Louis CK rant

A huge amount of my third graders time is spent preparing for and answering questions like this.

— Louis C.K. (@louisck) April 28, 2014

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2. Just your garden variety cube stick math

Kindergarten math homework. Makes no sense whatsoever. #CommonCore should be ashamed.

— Chris Zoller (@ChrisZFitness) February 27, 2014

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3. Not your grandfather’s liquid volume problem

— Patrick Regan (@P_Daddy1) March 26, 2014

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4. Gavin McInness is nonplussed


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5. How to make a ten

Here’s a sample of Common Core math. WHAT???

— Ric the Magnificent (@NASCARNAC) February 7, 2014

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6. Incomprehensible

a great common core question a friend,who is a teacher, posted. Cc

— Kevin (@kevinpost) December 6, 2013

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7. Some poetic license in English for good measure

Here’s a screen shot of the answer key for a questionable homework assignment from Common Core for 3rd grade grammar.

— Colette Moran (@ColetteMoran) October 31, 2013

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8. Progressive arithmetic


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9. Elegant logic


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 10. Pretzel logic


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Common Core is the education takeover of our children by government and corporations, so it must be STOPPED.

The standards sound innocent enough, even magical, like a Disney story, but when you dig deep, you see…

– the types of books our children are forced to read,

– the manipulation of teachers and unions to advance the Left’s agenda,

– the data mining/data capturing on our children and their families,

– and how people, like Bill Gates, use Common Core to destroy the family unit, encourage abortions, advance the homosexual agenda and same sex marriage; while Jeb Bush and his brother Neil use it to line their pockets.

Parents are beginning to wake up nationwide, as they sit down with their children to do homework, and find questionable assignments, like the ones on this link.  My personal favorite is #7, where our president becomes part of an English assignment, and children indoctrination becomes evident.
When I see political candidates, like Carlos Curbelo, embracing Common Core, I am ready to tear my hair out.  Has he lost his mind?  Or his soul?

Common Core HAS TO BE A CAMPAIGN TOPIC in November, just like the culture of life, and the sanctity of marriage.

We cannot continue electing individuals to office that don’t represent our principles and our morals…  not now… not ever more!




Mireya  <*(((><