Literacy Spotlight: Black Hawk College

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This week we spotlight Black Hawk College in Moline.

An adult learner who began to attend classes at Black Hawk was extremely emotional. During a typical session with a tutor, the student might giggle like a silly teenager or begin to cry. Her mind darted from subject to subject as fast as her emotions changed, and she couldn’t  focus on a single task.

After working with a tutor, the woman became more focused and increased confidence allowed her to take pride in her successes. She began to learn more quickly and her reading skills improved dramatically. Eventually she even learned to control her emotions. This adult learner gained true self confidence and believes she on her way to a better life.