Technically Latino

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

The Urban Scientist recently posted a meme in honor of Latino Heritage Month (Sept. 16th – Oct. 16th). Here’s an excerpt: “Can you name 5 …

Soft Like Baby Talc

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

I keep telling some of these “educators” that they can’t tell me nothin’. John Holland recently talked about the differences between urban and suburban education …

Ace of Bases

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

This week, I’ve taken Greg Tang’s advice from the NCTM Conference and started working with the kids on different bases. And by different bases, I …

We’re All We Have

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

What have I learned from being an “edublogger”: 1. Make sure you have a good schedule for everything. 2. Have a good stable of blogs …

No, YOU Keep The Promises

Jose Vilson Education

Last week, I was one of the 10,000+ participants at last week’s City Hall “Keep the Promises” protest, an event literally downcast by the rain, …

No Hook

Jose Vilson Education

re: the future of education Me: “It’s going to get worse before it gets better.” NYC Educator: “Maybe. Hope you’re wrong but you probably aren’t” …

The Vilson Manifesto

Jose Vilson Education

The one question every person in this profession faces is the ubiquitous “Why do you teach?” (The most recent comes from Sherman Dorn). It comes …

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Jose Vilson Education

“That’s so gay.”“What a fuckin’ homo!” “No, no, that’s it. You’re gay and that’s it.” “Que maldito maricon del diablo (What a damn faggot from …