The Difference Between “Best Practices” and Teacher Expertise [TransformED]

July 29, 2013

My latest at TransformED. It’s been a long time, but I thought I’d share. Check this:

Obviously, I would love for the students to prove me wrong, but in my experience, I haven’t yet. If anything, it tells me that, if I know the existing issues, I can spend more time working with students and getting deeper into my students’ academic and personal needs. Autonomy in teaching is slowly becoming lost in the profession, and we need to take it back. We need to establish our expertise, and have confidence in our decisions when they’re based on experience.

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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.

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