Catching lightning in a bottle, Edutopia

We must “notice the uniqueness in each student” Education Week (part of Larry Ferlazzo’s Classroom Q&A column)

Micro-Writing is Having a Macro Impact on Identity Development, EdSurge

When Confederate monuments fall, move them to your classroom, Education Week

We just took a good first step with smart, low-income students, Raleigh News & Observer

“Fact-based, solutions-oriented perspectives enable students to tackle societal issues, current events,” Communication: Journalism Education Today (summer 2018, print-only)

Spotting student hunger, SmartBrief Education

The power of writing begins with a single sentence, The Standard

How Student “Dreamers” enrich our North Carolina high school, Washington Post

Book Review: Albert Camus’ The First Man, Education NC

When learning gets personal, part 5: Graduation, Literacy & NCTE

Authentic learning this school year, SmartBrief

How the Tour de France saved my teaching career, Bright

Walking Undocumented, Teaching Tolerance

‘Help us help you’: An educator’s letter to Betsy DeVos, EdWeek

When learning gets personal, part 4: The bigger picture, Literacy & NCTE

When learning gets personal, part 3: Students save a classmate, Literacy & NCTE

When learning gets personal, part 2: Amplifying student voice, Literacy & NCTE

The value of teaching mentors, Education NC

Changing school start times a hard but necessary move, Education NC

When learning gets personal, Literacy & NCTE

A sad day when aspiring teachers need a back up plan, Raleigh News & Observer

Avoid the zone of saturation, Bright

Hungry children have many faces, Education NC

A conversation with myself about school report cards, Durham Herald-Sun/Medium

Experience is not the enemy, The Synapse

My love-hate relationship with teaching in North Carolina, The Synapse

Town Hall speech, Chapel Hill, NC, April 2014 from John Wilson on Vimeo.


Colaba market has everything you need, The City Story

Basic principles of in-season training, EliteFTS

Bringing speed and strength to a high school baseball program, EliteFTS