What I’ve Learned about Teaching Nontraditional Students

Kisha Turner, who teaches for the Los Angeles Community College District and Santa Monica College, tells a story of how she became acutely aware of nontraditional students’ needs and the questions and unresolved issues that arose through teaching a group of nontraditional students. [PDF full version: What I’ve Learned about Teaching Nontraditional Students]

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¿Comprende?

Jennifer Hewerdine, Professor of English at Arizona Western College and blogger at Writing Kairos, discusses methods of tutoring English language learners in their own language, which may lead to an understanding of how valuing learners’ discourse communities and language experiences can increase student learning or, at the very least, engage learners in the process. [PDF full version: ¿Comprende?]

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