Appealing to ALL Learners: Lessons in Teaching English Language Learners

When asked for resources that appeal to minority males, I can go by what I know. Prior to my new position, I spent 12 years teaching English Language Learners, primarily Latino, more specifically a Mexican majority. It is my deepest belief, howeve…

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Enrique’s Journeyisms 2

Olga Sanchez Martinez…what a saint. After having cancer, being in a coma, losing parts of her fingers at work in the tortilla factory, being left by her husband for another woman, she still finds the strength to help so many migrants like Enriqu…

Enrique’s Journeyisms

According to Sonja Nazario, there are roughly 48, 000 children who enter the US from Central America and Mexico illegally without a parent. Two-thirds of those will succeed past US INS. Counselors in a Texas detention center estimate that of the c…