Common Core Truth: The Same Standards for Every Grade and Each State

Common Core Truth: The Same Standards for Every Grade and Each State (via http://www.thebrennerbrief.com)

Is the federal government telling educators WHAT and HOW to teach or do they simply want uniform standards for all grade levels across all 50 states? Common Core truth continues to be scarce, as well as a source of frustration and confusion for many…

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Would You Rather Wear a ‘Digital Tattoo’ or Take a Pill Instead of Remembering Your Passwords? Motorola Is Working on It

Imagine not having to remember a half a dozen passwords and avoid having to input them countless times per day. Motorola is working on a digital tattoo or a indigestible pill that could do all the password authentication for you — no memorization or cheat sheet list required.

Motorola’s Advanced Technology and Projects Group Chief Regina Dugan, who was a former DARPA chief, showed off such an electronic tattoo at the recent D11 conference, according to SlashGear.

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“Essentially your entire body becomes an authentication token,” she said.

Working with the company mc10 to develop a flexible, skin-like tattoo with this capability — which TheBlaze has seen before but it was used checking medical vital signs – Motorola is thinking this could someday be the next stage of durable, wearable technology.

SlashGear reported mc10 co-founder Ben Schlatka telling them last year more about the various uses of the electronic tattoo technology and also explaining how it could easily integrate into our everyday life:

“Imagine a kids’ fake tattoo that can sense how our bodies work: data from the heart, the brain, muscles, body temperature – even hydration levels,” Schlatka told SlashGear. “When a sensing technology conforms to the consumer and not the other way around, it can capture more insights for longer periods of time without discomfort or distraction.”

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Cowboy-style cap gun gets 5-year-old suspended from school in Calvert County

By Donna St. George, Published: May 30 | Washington Post

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A kindergartner who brought a cowboy-style cap gun onto his Calvert County school bus was suspended for 10 days after showing a friend the orange-tipped toy, which he had tucked inside his backpack on his way to school, according to his family and a lawyer.

The child was questioned for more than two hours before his mother was called, she said, adding that he uncharacteristically wet his pants during the episode. The boy is 5 — “all bugs and frogs and cowboys,” his mother said.

“I have no problem that he had a consequence to his behavior,” said the mother, who asked that her name be withheld to protect her son’s privacy.

“What I have a problem with is the severity,” she said, and the way it was handled.

The family’s attorney appealed the suspension late Thursday, asking that the action be reversed and the child’s record be expunged.

If the punishment stands, it would become part of the boy’s permanent school record and keep him out of classes the rest of the school year, the family said. He would miss his end-of-year kindergarten program at Dowell Elementary School in Lusby.

The issue will be examined at a disciplinary conference Friday.

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This story wins the dubious disturbing-story-of-the-day  trophy for a lot of reasons, but the most disgusting is the utter failure of the adults to protect this little boy. The indoctrination of our children has got to be exposed and stopped, it’s nothing short of  child abuse – scaring the hell out of kids , not educating them. These parents should fight this tooth and nail and be joined by other parents and community members. ~ Beesha

Agenda 21: How It’s Impacting Education In America (via http://www.thebrennerbrief.com)

 This article is the sixth in a multi-part series designed to inform readers of the impending danger of United Nations (UN) Agenda 21. To view prior installments, click here Agenda 21, also known as ‘Sustainable Development’, is the action plan to inventory and control all land, all water…