Posts Tagged: Dr. Tim Slekar

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 15; In Support of Troy LaRaviere

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 15 –  Episode 15: Rockin in the History Classroom. Episode 15: Rockin in the History Classroom.   Troy calls out the “bullying” and he winds up getting “BULLIED”! ORGANIZED CONFUSION: PARCC HYPOCRISY, BULLYING, AND FEAR-MONGERING IN CPS Organized Confusion: PARCC Hypocrisy, Bullying, and Fear-Mongering in CPS A man of this caliber placed on… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 1/8/16; Another; Hunger; Invest

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 1/8/16 WWMDMS – 1/8/16 Yet another reason Standardized tests should not be in schools. Creativity at Its Best…! https://www.facebook.com/binishkumarks/videos/10150455838601609/?fref=nf What an interview!  Tons of information on this.  Keep Busting Pencils Jeanette Beatrice Taylor-Ramann Jeanette Beatrice Taylor-Ramann Parent Parent Organizer The Chicago Parent Hunger Strike… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS – 11/17/15; Kids Cash; Finding Language; Go Baltimore

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 11/17/15 WWMDMS – 11/17/15 If you have “to help encourage students to be present and take the Math test, each day they are here…” you probably should reevaluate why your giving this test and determine if it’s in the best interest of children.  We know… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say (WWMDMS 10/26/15); Not Allowed; Absurd; Enemy

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 10/26/15 WWMDMS – 10/26/15 Teacher’s are not allowed to tell you about the test???!!  What???!!! Teacher: What third-graders are being asked to do on 2016 Common Core test https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/04/12/teacher-what-third-graders-are-being-asked-to-do-on-2016-common-core-test/ A loop-hole to AVOID Special Education Services.  ABSURD! Response to Intervention Falls Short Response to… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 14; Head Nods; Bullying-Revolution; Finding

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 14 –  No Excuses. No Excuses. No Excuses! Episode 14: No Excuses. No Excuses. No Excuses! A teachers view point… WAIT what???!!  NICE (with head nods) Where Have All the Teachers Gone? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qz7dysrSFw Bullying happens when a revolution is attempted. The Opt Out Irony http://www.pegwithpen.com/2016/04/the-opt-out-irony.html Finding a way forward. Root to… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say (WWMDMS 6/3/15); Raw; Oh YEAH; We object

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 6/3/15 WWMDMS – 6/3/15 A teacher; not a test; is what knows best!!!  A heartfelt, heartbreaking raw honest view from the inside. Untimed Testing is Not a Solution Untimed Testing is Not a Solution See we told you!!  BustED Pencils is education news that seeks the… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: SPECIAL Episode; Danish-style; Fragile; Barf

BustED Pencils Radio SPECIAL Episode –  Special Episode of BustED Pencils: Busting Pencils in Chicago Special Episode of BustED Pencils: Busting Pencils in Chicago Danish-style kindergarten.  WHAT??!!!  Free play, decision making, physical activity, creating, understanding their environment??  BRAVO.  Look how happy the kids are!!  American kindergarteners would be begging for this if they knew about it!!!… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 13; Comply; June 17th; Validity

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 13 –  Civil Rights, Inequities and History   Systems all teachers MUST comply with. Should Teachers Join in Building “Learning Management Systems”? Should Teachers Join in Building “Learning Management Systems”? June 17th – Ohio – Sing, Dance, Laugh, Learn A Show that Celebrates Teachers & Sends up All the Nonsense https://www.smore.com/714f2-barry-lane-s-literacy-cabaret… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 13; TESTOCRATS; Stripped; Missions

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 13 –  Civil Rights, Inequities and History Episode 13: Civil Rights, Inequities and History TESTOCRATS Florida and Stupid Rules http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-greene/florida-and-stupid-rules_b_9425582.html “Our work as educators is being stripped…” says Peggy. Understanding Teach Like a Champion http://www.pegwithpen.com/2015/09/understanding-teach-like-champion.html Missions Aligned. Generic vs Coherent Teacher Prep Generic vs Coherent Teacher Prep   Get BustED Pencils… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 12; Fight; Honoring; Really

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 12 –  “In the Middle” with Nancie Atwell Episode 12: “In the Middle” with Nancie Atwell It’s NOT an April fools joke!  This activist stuff is real!! Chicago Teachers Union Rallies with Community and Labor Allies Ahead of April 1 Mass Action http://portside.org/2016-03-12/chicago-teachers-union-rallies-community-and-labor-allies-ahead-april-1-mass-action A teacher learning FROM the children! HONORING A… Read more »