Who Will Lead The Edu-Revolution? (Pulling The Race Card) [Guest Post]

Jose Vilson Education, Guest Posts

We need a movement that doesn’t seek to “reform” or “refashion” an antiquated system, but desires to radically change it. We need educators who are just as familiar with Paulo Freire as they are with John Dewey, whose educational philosophy is rooted in a real and authentic sociology. Educators need to be race- and class-conscious, and view their work as a response to prevailing social problems.

Running To The Edge

Jose Vilson Education, Jose

Dennis Littky, radical educator and co-founder of Big Picture Learning, wowed everyone with his TEDxNYED speech on Saturday. The man with the colorful kufi and …

Speak Your Truth

Jose Vilson Jose

Today, in the middle of the labor union’s “demonstration” near City Hall, NYC, I had a thought: “Is standing here freezing my ass off looking …

What Will It Take?

Jose Vilson Jose

In Beijing, China, the International Olympics Committee told the Chinese government to ease up on their treatment of people. The Chinese government, in turn, invites …

Re-Evolutionary

Jose Vilson

Outside of my reading material and a couple of Google searches done under “Jose Vilson,” it’s pretty hard to find any real inclinations of my …

Toy Soldiers

Jose Vilson Education

Every morning, I’m usually in the class, setting my board up for my homeroom class, who also happens to be my first period class on …

Revolution

Jose Vilson Jose

You say you want a revolution, well you know we all want to change the world. My annoyance right now stems from the idea of …