Guatemala: Mathematics Teaching in a Cross-Cultural Setting

Travel Course Dates: July 14-21, 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.

For math education majors, this course may be substituted for one of the three math options in elementary math concentration. For middle and high school teaching as well as any math majors, students may use the course as a math elective.

Organization: Hope for Tomorrow Children's Home

Hope For Tomorrow Children's Home provides a sta-ble family group to meet the physical, educational, medical, psychological, nutritional and spiritual needs of the abandoned and orphaned children of Guatema-la. 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)


  • $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.