Teach Others How To Lead, And Other Tips [Edutopia]

Jose Vilson Mr. Vilson

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An excerpt from my latest Edutopia article:

Do: Teach Others How to Lead

Everyone has expertise in some way, shape or form. Some teachers have great organizing skills (who doesn’t need this?!). Others understand how to put together curriculum materials. Still others have mastered building great teacher-student relationships. Rather than focus on deficiencies, we can play to our colleagues’ strengths and ask them to lead a meeting or workshop on that specific talent. Also, we as teacher leaders can sit there and acquire the skill from that person and make it part of our arsenal. I haven’t met a teacher yet who didn’t share 85% of his or her secrets, especially if it’s to the benefit of the school.

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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.