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Most of us have some idea by now that the No Child Left Behind Law is just another one of Bush's schemes to sound like a compassionate conservative, while actually impoverishing the government and enriching his family and friends. Hopelessly underfunded, NCLB drives teachers and principals to drill students with the objective of passing the test, rather than accomplishing the goals they have been trained to establish and accomplish. Neil Bush, of course, the
The SuperCOW is fully aligned to state standards and an excellent way to review for state testing in science.But, with the Bush connections, Neil has taken his dog and pony show all over the world, including Dubai, you might be interested to know. We don't know for sure, but since Dubai doesn't have a No child Left Behind Law and hence wouldn't be buying these machines, it seems pretty likely the UAE is funding Ignite in some way.
The Bush family, while big fans of making huge amounts of money courtesy of the government, are not (surprise !) big fans of reading. According to Neil:
"Ignite! is designed to make learning fun for "hunter-warrior" kids who don't like reading."I thought you might like to get a look at Ignite's canned approach to teaching, which it is trying to install everywhere, of course. Their cute little computer on wheels is called the COW, which could stand for