On Due Process, Or What You Call Tenure

Jose Vilson Mr. Vilson 14 Comments

For the purposes of this essay, I’m using the term “due process” in lieu of tenure because people like Whoopi Goldberg (and millions of others) confuse “tenure” for “job for life.” If that’s what we call “tenure,” then “due process” is more exact. More and more, what it means for …

John Wooden

The Last Lesson I Learned from John Wooden

Jose Vilson Jose 1 Comment

When John Wooden died, I didn’t quite know what to make of it. I didn’t grow up in his era of dominance, never met him or watched him much in TV interviews, and didn’t go to school on the West coast. I assumed he was a great man by the …

A picture I took of the Teachers Exposed ad in Times Square, NYC

We’re All We Have

Jose Vilson Jose 10 Comments

What have I learned from being an “edublogger”: 1. Make sure you have a good schedule for everything. 2. Have a good stable of blogs to read about any and everything so you keep abreast of the latest and greatest. 3. Differentiate between the personal and the professional. As far …