Chalk Talk

Chalk Talk shines the spotlight on classroom teaching strategies and learning experiences. This section is designed for faculty to share best practices and provide insights and perspectives that influence the ways that faculty approach teaching and address challenges that arise in the classroom. Readers are encouraged to leave feedback.

November 2019

Reflective Statement
Humberto Ballesteros, Assistant Professor
Humanities Department

October 2019

Growing with my Students: A Lesson in Mindsets
Victoria Munoz, Assistant Professor
English Department

September 2019

Some Personal Thoughts about Teaching
Gail August, Professor
Language and Cognition Department

March-April 2019

Using Transformative Learning Theory
JoAnn Rover, Associate Professor
Allied Health Sciences Department

February 2019

Motivating and Building Students Curiosity for Learning in the Classroom
Gisselle Guzman, Lecturer
Mathematics Department

December 2018

From Pedagogy to Androgogy
Eugena K. Griffin, Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

November 2018

“Meet the students where they are:” Experiments with Snapchat in the Classroom
Sean Gerrity, Assistant Professor
English Department

September 2018

Focusing on Student-based Learning and Assessment in Our College Classroom
Manuel Enrique Livingston, Assistant Professor
Allied Health Department

May 2018

Culturally Relevant or Responsive Pedagogy at Hostos Community College
Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Distinguished Lecturer
English

April 2018

Teaching the Same Animation Class at Hostos and Harvard
Andy London, Assistant Professor
Humanities

March 2018

Hitch Your Wagon to the Stars but Make Sure Your Wheels are on the Ground
Kim Sanabria, Professor
Language and Cognition

February 2018

In Loco Parentis: Transitioning from High School to College
Alexandra L. Milsom, Assistant Professor
English

 

December 2017

Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom with Cultural Enhancement Activities
Ana Ozuna, Assistant Professor
Humanities

November 2017

Made in Hostos, Classroom Invention for Community
Biao Jiang, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences

October 2017

More than Introductions: Seeding Collaborative Success throughout the Semester
Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla, Assistant Professor and Unit Coordinator
Latin and Caribbean Studies & Modern Languages, Humanities

September 2017

Radiography Virtual Reality Simulator
Jarek Stelmark, Assistant Professor
Allied Health Sciences

May 2017

Keeping the Balls in the Air
Antonios Varelas, Assistant Professor
Behavorial and Social Sciences

February 2017

Live from Hostos, It’s SOC 101
Sage Sevilla, Adjunct Lecturer
Behavorial and Social Sciences

December 2016

Begin with the End in Mind
Natasha Lorca Yannencenedo, Assistant Professor
Humanities

November 2016

Transparency as a Pedagogical Tool
Kristopher Burrell, Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences

October 2016

Narrative Pedagogy
Rowland Ramdass, Assistant Professor
Allied Health Sciences

September 2016

Explore the World of Physics Outside the Classroom
Biao Jiang, Assistant Professor
Natural Sciences

May 2016

Self-reflection and Student/Faculty Communication
Mathew Moses, Lecturer, English Department
Director, Writing Center

April 2016

Getting the Grade: A Gift in Itself!
Sherese Mitchell, Assistant Professor &
Chair, Education

March 2016

Classroom Participation
Minerva Santos, Associate Professor
Language and Cognition

February 2016

Create It: How to Merge Theory with Practice
Sonia Maldonado, Assistant Professor
Education Department

October 2015

Dear Professor: Letters from Writers
Heidi Bollinger, Assistant Professor
English Department

September 2015

Engaging Students Inside and Outside the Psychology Classroom
Stacey Cooper, Substitute Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department

May 2015

Teaching Math Self-Esteem
Lauren Wolf, Assistant Professor
Mathematics Department

March 2015

The Great Death Penalty Debate
Hector Soto, Lecturer
Behavioral and Social Sciences Department
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