You know the Common Core Curriculum is in trouble when it begins taking flak from the left.
One of the criticisms leveled at the theory, especially in the area of math, is that the approaches being used have no real-world application. Yet thanks to an enterprising woman named Gwendolynn Britt, I am here to tell you that that criticism is unfounded.
Britt writes on Facebook:
Check please! I just want to thank my husband for treating me to dinner last night. More importantly, thank you Common Core for the new technique to calculate the tip. What a life saver!
Fortunately for us, Britt shows her work: