25 episodes

BustED Pencils; Fully Leaded Education Talk is a half-hour talk show dedicated to public education. It is the only talk on the radio about education by educators. BustED Pencils is known for its commitment to the hard facts with a humorous twist. Host Tim Slekar covers the “real” issues in education.

BustED Pencils Tim Slekar

    • K-12
    • 5.0, 16 Ratings

BustED Pencils; Fully Leaded Education Talk is a half-hour talk show dedicated to public education. It is the only talk on the radio about education by educators. BustED Pencils is known for its commitment to the hard facts with a humorous twist. Host Tim Slekar covers the “real” issues in education.

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5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings
16 Ratings
profcroc ,

Cutting-edge issues in education, with some fun

Tim Slekar hosts an informative and engaging podcast that tackles timely education topics and those warranting more attention from pundits. Tim adds a dose of humor to his fast-paced and fun show. Don’t miss it!

Doris Santoro ,

Sharp and to the point!

Tim Slekar's Busted Pencils are sharp and to the point! His dialogues with leaders in education policy and practice provide insight into the under-reported effects of education reform. Sleker knows his stuff and has the leverage to get great guests.

Cl@rity ,

Get Educated

BusteEd Pencils is edgy, honest, and thought-provoking. Tim Slekar researches a fascinating range of movers and shakers and asks them pointed questions to help listeners wrestle with the issues facing educators and policy makers. Tim walks the BustEd Pencils talk by repeatedly asking, “What are the schools our children deserve?” He’s thinking about ALL children and an inclusive/responsive public education system that prepares critical thinkers and engaged citizens. He highlights difference makers, speaks out to push our thinking, and rallies action through leadership. Great show for anyone who cares about kids, schools and their future!

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