My 7 Great Ideas and Themes Behind #TEDxNYED 2011

Jose 5 Comments

Despite my expected candor about the state of education conferences like these, I also reserve the right to speak on the ideas without attacking the person (because, for some reason, using the name of anyone in the edu-tech pantheon makes you vulnerable to fan-boy snipers and gasping doubters clutching their jewels). My TEDxNYED experience started off well enough because a) …

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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 VilsonMy 7 Great Ideas and Themes Behind #TEDxNYED 2011

3 Stories an Education Journalist Should Write About, from an Educator

Mr. Vilson 8 Comments

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of meeting journalists, policy makers, and fellow edu-bloggers at the Education Writers’ Association conference at the Carnegie Corporation in Midtown Manhattan. I do have to thank Linda Perlstein, lead editor for the EWA and the person who personally invited me, and the folks at Carnegie. I rarely miss opportunities to learn and discuss others’ …

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 Vilson3 Stories an Education Journalist Should Write About, from an Educator