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Author:José Luis Vilson
Description: Blog by a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood and Washington Heights neighborhoods of New York. Posts, which date back to February, 2007, have included "On The Reason Why You May Only Get One Black Male Teacher Ever In Your Life (If At All)," "Excuse Me, Your Privilege Is Showing," "Common Core Standards Alignment to New York State Standards, Vilson Edition," "Lady Gaga As A Model for Education," and "My Students Get Inequalities." A co-author of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students and Public Schools ... Now and In The Future, Vilson has contributed to Edutopia, Huffington Post, and other outlets such articles as "Trayvon Martin and the Implications for Teacher Perceptions of Students," "An Overlooked Difference Between Professional Athletes and Professional Teachers," "Rethinking How We Use Calculators," "Engaging Teachers in Math," "Why Black/Latino Male Teachers arenít as Effective in the Classroom ... Yet," and "Does Hip-Hop Really Belong in the Classroom?"

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web-Based Discussions, Articles
Math Ed Topics: Educational Systems, Equity

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