Posts Tagged: New Jersey

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 Crossing into conflict of interest. The bond between business and education Oh… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Tim; Prevent; Charges

Tim Slekar deeply cares about the lives of children and teachers, particularly within the public schools.  He is courageous in his writings and interviews as he tells the truth that is not often heard.  He carries the voice of the child and teacher.  He sees the pain, sadness and heartache that has been put in… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Dumb; Central; Pied

Christie is dumb. Christie: Teachers union ‘single most destructive force’ in education The “central result”. Students Can Grade Themselves When We Make It About Learning Fun and engagement? Yes.  Rigor? No!  The Pied Piper?  Maybe. This Principal’s ‘Electric’ Education Strategy Is ‘Making A Difference’–electric–education-strategy-is-making-a-difference-598805059508 Get BustED Pencils Trending News to come… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Religon; Evolution?; Stopped!

Fired-Religous Struggle-In Social Studies U.S. History Class. Muslim Teacher Fired After Showing Malala Video “…disregarding science in favor of a particular religious belief is unconstitutional,” writes Stephen D. Foster Jr. 11-Year-Old Student Sues His Florida Public School For Failing To Teach Evolution Reading for enjoyment??? What an idea! Teacher: Why I stopped assigning homework… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: A power of a child. Cheating? Opt out, how many?

Sydney Smoot is an education HERO.  She is EVERY kids voice! If this little girls words and the standing ovation at the end doesn’t scream “end standardized testing”, I don’t know what does. Clap clap clap!!!! 9-Year-Old Girl Epically Destroys The Case For Standardized Testing (Video) Why are 11 educators being convicted in Atlanta,… Read more »