Posts Tagged: Rise Against

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 2/12/16; WALK; Sweeping; Poetic; Riddled

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 2/12/16 WWMDMS – 2/12/16 LET NOAH WALK!!!  Sign this petition in support of Noah, it’s not to late and it might just work!! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/let-noah-walk-with-his-senior-class BustED Pencils supports you Noah!!  We are busting pencils for you! High schooler with immune disorder told he can’t walk in graduation… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 10/26/15; Stiff; Bite; Repeat

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 10/26/15 WWMDMS – 10/26/15 Stiff public school kids??? What?!! Roberts: No money for K-12 but $100 million for charter school operators http://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/laurieroberts/2016/04/28/roberts-no-money-k-12-but-100-million-charter-school-operators/83666154/ Bite me rigorous!! The new education law (ESSA) could mean much much more testing http://skrashen.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-new-education-law-essa-could-mean.html Works? Repeat.  Makes sense to me!!  Hmmmm???? Teachers’… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 17; Ignored; Cuckoo; Valid

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 17 –  Episode 17: Grit? You Ain’t Got NO Grit! Episode 17: Grit? You Ain’t Got NO Grit! Ignoring the black community!??! STOP Stop saying it’s “best for the kids” when it’s really about ignoring the black community Stop saying it’s “best for the kids” when it’s really about ignoring the… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 4/10/15; Combative; Preparing; Adopting

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 4/10/15 WWMDMS – 4/10/15 Combative enemies. Heavy politics in campaigns for School Board http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/buffalo-public-schools/heavy-politics-in-campaigns-for-school-board-20160430 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209114234114757&set=gm.1269515616411367&type=3&theater Is Common Core really preparing young people? Common Core, high cost of college tackled at live event May 10: ONE NATION http://www.app.com/story/news/education/homeandschool/2016/04/29/common-core-high-cost-college-tackled-live-event-may-10-one-nation/83617514/ Adopting their own education standards. Missouri lawmakers eliminate… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 2/26/15; Encouraging; Decide; Thumbs Down

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 2/26/15 WWMDMS – 2/26/15 Encouraging everyday teachers, students, parents and community members to challenge the  dominant paradigms of capitalism, imperialism, racial and gender oppression.  Keep BUSTING pencils – Clap clap clap Check out Rebel Teacher Blog! Check out Rebel Teacher Blog! Take a look –… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 16; Over what?; 12345; Better

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 16 –  Episode 16: Is this the Revolution we’ve been waiting for? Episode 16: Is this the Revolution we’ve been waiting for? Overprotective tendencies?????  Hmmmmmmm – What the???? The opt-out movement and the coddling epidemic http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/education/275154-the-opt-out-movement-and-the-coddling-epidemic 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 OPT OUT! Common Core: Top 5 districts opting out so… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 12/1/14; Sick; 100; Deleted; Corporate

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 12/1/14 WWMDMS – 12/1/14     94 closed and counting.  Is the sickout working?  Fingers crossed.  Work for no pay??!!  No other “profession” is treated this poorly!!  Appalling.  Teachers DESERVE better! Detroit schools closed again due to teacher ‘sickouts’ http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/03/us/detroit-schools-teacher-sickout/ The “Pearson 100” is… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 1/29/16; NOT required; Strikes; Voices

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 1/29/16 WWMDMS – 1/29/16 Not a legal requirement for graduation.  It’s NOT.  Well being of the child, NOT data collection. EB PARCC Protest Strikes against policies. Test-Driven Teacher Evaluations Strike Out http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-thompson/test-driven-teacher-evalu_b_9714366.html Teachers voices. Teachers talk back: The effect of being evaluated by student… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: WWMDMS 1/15/16; Won’t; Troy; Alaska Canceled

BustED Pencils Radio – What Would Matt Damon’s Mom Say? (WWMDMS) WWMDMS – 1/15/16 WWMDMS – 1/15/16   In a June 2011 speech given by Dr. Carlsson-Paige she won the Embracing the Legacy Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, she said, “Teachers cannot thrive in punitive environments where they are measured, compared, and threatened…. Read more »

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 »