First Presenter's Institution

Georgia Southern University

Second Presenter's Institution

NA

Third Presenter's Institution

NA

Fourth Presenter's Institution

NA

Fifth Presenter's Institution

NA

Location

Session 6 (Plimsoll)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

This presentation will focus on the strategies used by the Ventaja Educational Services to support second language learners in STEM education. These strategies include: teaching academic content through culturally relevant pedagogy in alternative educational settings (i.e., after school); the use of experiential learning and field trips to support the academic content; and providing nutritional meals. This presentation will include the outcomes of the program as a result of these components.

Summary

This presentation will focus on the strategies used by the Ventaja Educational Services to support second language learners in STEM education. These strategies include: teaching academic content through culturally relevant pedagogy in alternative educational settings (i.e., after school); the use of experiential learning and field trips to support the academic content; and providing nutritional meals. This presentation will include the outcomes of the program as a result of these components.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Presenter will provide.

Presentation Year

2019

Start Date

3-5-2019 1:00 PM

End Date

3-5-2019 2:15 PM

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Mar 5th, 1:00 PM Mar 5th, 2:15 PM

Ventaja (Advantage) STEM Programs: Bringing STEM to Underrepresented Second Language Learners

Session 6 (Plimsoll)

This presentation will focus on the strategies used by the Ventaja Educational Services to support second language learners in STEM education. These strategies include: teaching academic content through culturally relevant pedagogy in alternative educational settings (i.e., after school); the use of experiential learning and field trips to support the academic content; and providing nutritional meals. This presentation will include the outcomes of the program as a result of these components.