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Friday, December 28, 2012

Enhanced ReCast - DDD 6 - Deliberate Dumbing Down series

Part 6 - Interview with Sam Iserbyt, originally aired March 2007.  Sam is the son of Charlotte Iserbyt and the web master of americandeception.com.  This seven-part series of interviews focuses on the intentional decline of public education in the United States.  Find more Enhanced ReCasts at mediamodepresents.blogspot.com.

Iserbyt served as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), U.S. Department of Education, during the first Reagan Administration, where she first blew the whistle on a major technology initiative which would control curriculum in America's classrooms.  

You can now listen to the episode right from this page!  You can't use the chapter headings as bookmarks yet but hey, at least you can refer to them as you listen.  You'll still need to download the m4a version at the link below and use either Itunes or VLC to utilize those.  Enjoy!  Audio tagged by mediamode, December 2012.

Chapter Headings for this episode:

Music and Intro

Maureen Heaton and her work

Barbara Morris' work and John Dewey


The state of modern school

Iserbyt's recommended home school curriculum

9/11 discussion

Outro and music

Books/information discussed in this episode:  


PDF of The Impossible Dream by Maureen Heaton 

PDF of Change Agents in the Schools by Barbara Morris 

Information on John Dewey  (most of it, you will notice, is from the academic establishment) 

Homeschooling Odyssey: Second Editionby Matthew James


The Robinson Curriculum

Information on Prescott Bush and Union Bank

Information on FBI Agent John O'Neill and the USS Cole investigation

Use either iTunes (any iPod device) or the freeware VLC media player to play this tagged version. WARNING: Converting this file to another audio format – even .mp3 format - will REMOVE the tags that enable chapter markers.   Contact mediamode to have your media tagged.

DDD 6 - download it here or listen below: