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Pandemic poses challenges to ESL tutors

Spanish speaking workers at  Kewaunee County farms and businesses face challenges in learning English.  The COVID-19 pandemic is limiting access to in-person classes for English as a Second Language.  Virtual lessons are being made available via the internet and smartphone apps.  Kate Phillips with the Literacy Partnership of Kewaunee County says that also creates a challenge for some tutors because they lack adequate internet access and unfamiliarity with current technologies.

 

 

 

So plans are underway to improve virtual teaching of ESL students.  Coordinator Anne Laurent says the hope is to help tutors, many of whom are 40 and older, become more tech-savvy.

 

 

 

Virtual teaching materials for ESL tutors will be available the first week of October.  Anyone interested in tutoring ESL students can learn more at http://literacykewauneeco.org/ .

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