Guatemala: Mathematics Teaching in a Cross-Cultural Setting

Travel Course Dates: May 26-June 2, 2018

Led by Dr. Cheryll E. Crowe

This course will include a study of current educational practices in Guatemala. Students will plan professional development sessions related to teaching mathematics in grades K-12, culminating with travel to the country and implementation of the training for Guatemalan educators.

This course may be substituted for one of the three math content options in the elementary education math concentration. For middle and secondary education majors as well as any math majors, students may use the course as a math elective. This travel course may also be utilized for the Foundations quantitative requirement (SLO 4).

Organization: Hope for Tomorrow Children's Home

Hope For Tomorrow Children's Home provides a stable family group to meet the physical, educational, medical, psychological, nutritional and spiritual needs of the abandoned and orphaned children of Guatemala. As a Christ-centered program, they work to provide a spiritual climate that encourages each child to realize God's call and ensure opportunities to increase their spiritual growth.

Academic Credit

  • 3.0 Credit Hours towards MAT 393
  • Counts as Cross-Cultural Engagement Requirement (CCE 073)

Cost

  • $2,540 per person
  • Includes three credit hours of academic credit, room/board, and local field trips/excursions.
  • International airfare from Atlanta, Georgia to Guatemala City is included.  Students will need to provide their own transporation to Atlanta International Airport.

For detailed schedule and more information please download the handout.

Contact

Cheryll.Crowe@asbury.edu