Book Giveaway Winner: Creating the Opportunity to Learn … by A Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera

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And the winner of the Book Giveaway is … Susan S. In a few minutes, I’ll be e-mailing you for your information. Everyone else, thanks for participating and stay tuned for the next giveaway, which is happening in a week or so! And it’s a movie! In the meantime, check the book out at your favorite retailers! For more information, …

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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 VilsonBook Giveaway Winner: Creating the Opportunity to Learn … by A Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera

Book Giveaway: Creating the Opportunity to Learn … by Boykin and Noguera

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Hello and welcome to this installment of The Jose Vilson Book Giveaway, where I’ll do my best to offer the latest and greatest books I can scrounge up … and all for free. < whooping and hollering here > This week, I’m offering a book for any and all contestants who wish to participate. Before I continue, though … The …

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.

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Book Review: Creating the Opportunity to Learn … by Boykin and Noguera

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A. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera are amongst the most respected education professors in the nation, but with their book Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving from Research to Practice to Close the Achievement Gap, they seek to turn the extensive research review they’ve done in their careers and turn it into practical solutions for educators. Unlike other research-dense books, …

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.

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The Question Is: Are You Part of the Conspiracy?

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Reading through the plethora of feedback given not only to this blog, but the rest of the blogs out there, I noticed a big part of the Teach for America event missing in all of our posts. For the purposes of this post, I’m glad we did since I’ve mulled it over so many times, it’s made me stop dead …

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.

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Notes from The Black and Latino Males in High School Forum

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On November 24th, 2009 at around 9am, I had the distinct pleasure of going to the NYU Metropolitan Center Policy for Urban Education Educational Forum. The topic was “How are Black and Latino males faring in our high schools?” hosted and moderated by Dr. Pedro Noguera, professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University and …

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 VilsonNotes from The Black and Latino Males in High School Forum