My Classroom

The Beautiful Teacher Struggle

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

My feet on the ground actions are simple-not-easy. For the last three weeks sans EduCon weekend, I spent every “free” period plus lunch, after-school, and my birthday weekend grading papers. …

Jose Vilson, US Department of Education

My New Year’s Resolve

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

I’m supposed to tell you that I want to lose weight. I’m rounder than ever, so that’s a lofty goal. But that’s no fun, and I’d rather not spend your …

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Hope and the Teacher

Jose Vilson Jose 3 Comments

My colleague asked me point-blank: “You’re saying you don’t think you’re having an effect on kids?” I guess I should have been more poignant. I’m also not one for small …