Posts Tagged: Jed Hopkins

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 11; Cares; $95,000; Featured

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 11 –  Busting Pencils with Marion Brady, Morna McDermott, and Matt’s Mom. Episode 11: All In with Marion Brady, Morna McDermott, and Matt Damon’s Mom Depriving teachers, feeling like a tourist and it was all about respect, effort and decency.  Time was the missing link.  No more “plugging” the achievement gaps instead… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 10; Visit; Suspicious; Unfair

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 10 –  Teacher Education Under Assault: Busting Pencils with Dr. Ken Zeichner. Episode 10: Teacher Education Under Assault: Busting Pencils with Dr. Ken Zeichner A great thing. Watch Michelle Obama crash these D.C. classrooms and surprise students https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2016/03/03/michelle-obama-surprises-some-excited-students-working-with-their-school-gardens/ “Suspicious behavior” FBI Orders High School Teachers To Report Anti-Government Students http://yournewswire.com/fbi-orders-high-school-teachers-to-report-anti-government-students/ SAT/ACT… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 9; Inflicted; Multiple; HAHAHA

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 9 –  Common Core : Complex or Critical? @ChrisTienken says… Episode 9: Common Core : Complex or Critical? @ChrisTienken says… Testing abuse inflicted. Why school isn’t for children anymore — teacher https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2014/03/03/why-school-isnt-for-children-anymore-teacher/ Multiple choice? The One Thing I Don’t Do When I’m Assessing Students The One Thing I Don’t Do When… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 8; Crap; IF; Deemed

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 8 –  Busting Pencils with Alfie Kohn! Episode 8: Busting Pencils with Alfie Kohn! Math – AKA “Common Core” – They have FREE tutoring lessons for this crap, I mean math approach.  Watch this! Scary Common Core math lesson – this is what they’re teaching … https://www.facebook.com/thepeoplesvoicetv/videos/611927505621361/?fref=nf Still a “giant” if…. Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 7; Overwhelming; Morning People; Omission Racism

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 7 –  BustED Pencils goes Bad Ass! Bad Ass Teachers that is. Episode 7: BustED Pencils goes Bad Ass! Bad Ass Teachers that is You should see this bar chart!! Wholly cow!!  Appalling!!!!!!!! Study says standardized testing is overwhelming nation’s public schools https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/study-says-standardized-testing-is-overwhelming-nations-public-schools/2015/10/24/8a22092c-79ae-11e5-a958-d889faf561dc_story.html?postshare=1481456637980293&tid=ss_fb “There are various factors that impact children’s test results:… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 5; UOO Strong; Lurking; Recess?

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 5 –  Admiring Administrators Episode 5: Admiring Administrators Still going on today and boy are they standing up STRONG!!  Way to go United Opt Out National – clap clap clap Keep Busting those pencils!! UNITED OPT OUT: The Movement to End Corporate Education Reform http://unitedoptout.com/ Beware of the frying pan. Is Co-Opted… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 3; NOT PARRC; Bonds; Consultants

BustED Pencils Radio Episode 3 – 4/10/15 Episode 3: 4/10/15 #1 – The test is NOT diagnostic!! #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10!  Keep BUSTING PENCILS Marie! My testimony at the 2.10.16 NJ State BOE meeting in Trenton https://www.facebook.com/corfieldfornjea/videos/1031885956869752/?fref=nf Crossing into conflict of interest. The bond between business and education http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-schools-letter-20160129-story.html Oh… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 2; Caring; Scheduled; Shitty

  BustED Pencils Radio Episode 2 – 2/26/15 Episode 2: 2/26/15   Someone cares and that person is Shalon Miller.  Keep Busting Pencils Shalon, your efforts matter! I’m a Detroit teacher protesting our awful school conditions. Here’s why I think we’ll win. http://www.vox.com/2016/2/8/10915958/detroit-public-school-teacher Scheduled for this fall!! D.C. Public Schools, closely watched for its reform efforts,… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Episode 1; Trade Show; Ethical; New Fad

    Episode 1 – 12/1/14 Episode 1: 12/1/14 Morna McDermott – She is NOT making this up. If George Orwell Hosted an Education Conference, It Would be This If George Orwell Hosted an Education Conference, It Would be This Anthony Cody calls out Alexander Russo! Keep busting pencils Anthony!! Will Ethical Walls Protect Education Journalism from Billionaire… Read more »

BustED Pencils’ Jed Hopkins: The danger of uncredentialed teachers

In case you’ve been living under a rock you might not know that my great state of Wisconsin—under the fascist like leadership of pseudo-conservatives—is subverting democracy and using the budget process to ram through oligarchic sponsored legislation.  However, the slash and burn approach to anything remotely connected to public education is particularly maddening. In the… Read more »