Title

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

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

3-5-2019

Abstract

Presentation at the given at the 30th Annual National Youth-At- Risk Conference, Savannah, GA.

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.

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

30th Annual National Youth-At- Risk Conference

Location

Savannah, GA

Source

https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/nyar_savannah/2019/2019/173/

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