John Lennon with Sean

A Dozen of One, a Half Dozen of the Other [On Parenting and Teaching]

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Before my 25th birthday, I thought to myself how much I’d like to have my own son. The closer I got to finishing my 2nd year of teaching, the more I wanted to have a little nugget to teach the ways of this Vilson. My son started appearing in my dreams in different forms. My nephew Jaiden. My godson Josiah. …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonA Dozen of One, a Half Dozen of the Other [On Parenting and Teaching]
Pre-Birthday Celebration at Mom's House

Pardon The Swag

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In celebration of my forthcoming birthday tomorrow (Monday, the 24th), I started sharing secrets to (my) life in my Facebook statuses. Here they were: Secret #1: I’m always thinking about the footprint I’d like to leave in the world, a natural part of working with kids. Secret #2: Once I became a teacher, I became more confident externally because I …

About Jose Vilson

José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist. For more of my writing, buy my book This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, on sale now.

Jose VilsonPardon The Swag