“Military Veterans Bring Value to the Classroom”
“Veterans who return and want an education should be helped in any way possible, and that makes sense: It’s good for them, and it offers them greater opportunities in the future, better jobs at better pay with a more sophisticated skill set. But lately I’ve been thinking about how much I appreciate the vets not for what they did in Iraq or Afghanistan or Fort Benning in the past, but for how they enliven my classes right now, day to day. They inject a clarity and immediacy to discussions and debates, and we all profit from their presence.
Read the whole thing here: http://chronicle.com/article/Military-Veterans-Bring-Value/146113/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en
For those of us who to teach adults, get to know who is in your classroom because it can definitely add value to the course.
Dr Flavius A B Akerele III