16 November 2019


MinneTESOL Journal, (2019), Vol. 35(Issue 2)

Framing the Issue

Jen Ouellette-Schramm and Jen Vanek We are happy to bring you the 2019 Volume 35(2) Fall Issue of MinneTESOL Journal! This issue features 2018 Harold B. Allen Award winner Dr. Martha Bigelow’s invited piece on the importance of…
16 November 2019


MinneTESOL Journal, (2019), Vol. 35(Issue 2)

Getting involved in MinneTESOL Journal

Jen Ouellette-Schramm and Jen Vanek You know that MinneTESOL Journal is a resource for academically rigorous, yet practitioner-friendly and relevant articles related to English language education in Minnesota and surrounding states. You know that you can access and share articles through…
16 November 2019


MinneTESOL Journal, (2019), Vol. 35(Issue 2)

“Time is like a sword—if you don’t cut it, it will cut you”: Learning in English in a Djiboutian refugee camp for an uncertain English-speaking future

Martha Bigelow In this article, Dr. Bigelow describes her first-hand experience learning about multilingual resources and educational practices found in a refugee camp in Djibouti. Dr. Bigelow reflects on the importance of educators truly understanding the pre-resettlement experience of their learners…
16 November 2019


MinneTESOL Journal, (2019), Vol. 35(Issue 2)

College Readiness Academy: Increasing equity by removing barriers to higher education

Madie Spartz, Norzin Waleag, Elizabeth Fontaine, and Merle Greene College Readiness Academy (CRA) is an innovative program model providing both academic instruction and wrap-around advising services to college-bound Adult Basic Education (ABE) students. This article explains CRA’s rationale and methods for…