The No-Stats All-Star Teacher [On The Future of Teaching]

Jose Vilson Mr. Vilson

Excerpt: … we become so enhanced in our systems thinking, we use assessments less as indications of how one specific teacher influenced their ability to pass a test and more as an indication of the skills and values that teacher actually taught a student. Does the student think more abstractly …






We’re Not Gonna Take It Anymore [The Future of Teaching]

Jose Vilson Guest Posts, Mr. Vilson

Excerpt: Thus, the term “teacherpreneur” gets mixed up with terms like “education entrepeneur” (see: Rhee) instead of what it’s intended to do: allow teachers to create their own opportunities while still serving in the classroom. If we continue to perceive the teachers as the hired help (Renee Moore’s a genius), …






Just Trust Us [The Future of Teaching]

Jose Vilson Guest Posts, Mr. Vilson

Excerpt: Before policymakers and other key stakeholders can make decisions surrounding educational accountability, they would do well to focus their full attentions on the idea of trust. It’s the characteristic most lacking in every discussion about the word accountability in education, and with good reason. The present economic situation has …