The TEKS SCAM

3rd Grade Evolution of TAKS to TEKS

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has the same math TEKS. Are Texans being scammed by the Texas Education Agency, the SBOE, the Commissioner of Education and every legislature who has … Continue reading

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CSCOPE is a Blight on Education

Map of Texas with black marks winding their way across the state. Title: CSCOPE is a Blight on TX Ed

Teacher Speaks Out About CSCOPE   I wanted to tell you briefly my story. I quit teaching in public school five years ago (2008).  At that time I was teaching 6th grade math in Texas, and I had 16 years … Continue reading

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CSCOPE vs. Old Math Test Books

 Review by Dr. Stan Hartzler CSCOPE Algebra I doesn’t have the rigor that a 1971 textbook has.  Three first-year algebra programs were compared: a 1971 textbook, a 1992 textbook, and the CSCOPE program. All twelve units or chapters were compared. … Continue reading

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Veteran Math Teacher Tells All

Using CSCOPE to teach math is much like trying to put a square peg into a round hole. It take much force an the the results is not satisfactory.

&nbsp Teaching CSCOPE Math is like hammering a square peg into a round hole. The results are equally unsatisfactory. “Veteran Math Teacher Tells All: CSCOPE” by Stan Harzler 11.7.12 [Stan Harzler, Ph.D., is a veteran math teacher in Luling ISD, … Continue reading

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