This post is reblogged from Kate Nonesuch’s blog, Working in Adult Literacy. I don’t know Jenny Horsman personally like Kate does, but I’ve used her work in my professional practice, and I think she has innovative ideas that need to be widely shared. So I’ve put in a TEDx nomination and if you feel the same, I encourage you to do so as well. Here are Kate’s words:
My friend and colleague, Jenny Horsman, is applying to give a talk at TEDx Toronto.
I have often referred to her work on the impacts of violence on learning, and wrote a post about her website which is full of information and resources on the topic. I know that many students in adult literacy, adult basic education, or GED programs struggle with learning because of their past or current experiences of violence.
I have always found Jenny’s research about the violence/learning connection useful, and her specific strategies for helping students learn and learn to learn in the aftermath of violence are practical and imaginative.
So I was excited to learn that she was applying to be a speaker at TEDx Toronto. I hope that readers of this blog will lend their support by nominating her to be a speaker.
Perhaps you have heard her speak, or read her work, or visited…
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