As a positive step towards making Kirkwood Community College a more diverse and inclusive environment, a diversity track was added to Collaborative Learning Days, featuring 16 sessions that addressed issues of diversity and inclusion.  This was a great first step towards bringing diversity issues to the forefront, prompting us all to be more reflective educators. […]

This post was composed by Juanita Limas, instructor in the Math/Science Department.  The original presentation was composed as a reflection in the History of the Community College course. Click on the image to view the whole presentation. About Juanita Limas Juanita Limas is an instructor in the Math/Science department, teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology and […]

Within the time span of a month, the Eastern Iowa region has had several conferences dedicated to diversity in higher education institutions, acknowledging the continuously changing demographics of our community.  In fact, recently the Pew Research Center, published an engaging website about the Next America.  I recommend that you take a quick glance at this […]

This is the second of a two-part series based on my reflection of the Culturally Responsive Classroom pilot project, which ended in mid-November 2013.  I helped develop and co-facilitate this pilot project, which you can view at http://kceltculture.blogspot.com.   The difference between the first and second parts of this blog series is that this one includes […]

This is the first of a two-part series based on my reflection of the Culturally Responsive Classroom pilot project, which ended last week Thursday.  I helped develop and co-facilitate this pilot project, which you can view at http://kceltculture.blogspot.com.   The difference between the first and second parts of this blog series is that this one only […]