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  • Locations: Bellingham, Washington, United States; Queretaro, Mexico;
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: WWU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/24/2017 ** Rolling Admission 06/20/2017 09/02/2017

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led
Language of Instruction:
English, Spanish
Housing Options: Homestay
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Program Description:
WWU Global Learning Programs Program Details Instructor Cost

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Global Learning
Program
 

Understanding and Supporting ELLs in Mexico

ELL 437A: Methods and Materials for Teaching Beginning ELLs in Grades P-12 (5 credits)

ELL437A (ELL434) SU17 Mexico Syllabus.pdf


AND 

ELL 437C: Understanding Bilingual Learners in a Socio-Cultural Context (4 credits) 

ELL 437C (ELL433) SU17 Mexico Syllabus.pdf

 

Program Dates: June 20 - September 2, 2017
Travel dates: July 14 - August 19, 2017

Spend summer in beautiful and historic Querétaro, Mexico!  You will learn about the history, culture, and language of Mexico while also studying about ELLs, assessments, and methods. The program starts in June in an online format for 4 weeks.  This time will be spent reading about theory and completing some initial assignments. Then, we will be in Mexico for 5 weeks.  Here, we will add on to our theoretical knowledge while also putting our knowledge into practice by teaching students English.

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Program Details

Course Highlights:

  • Homestay
  • 30+ hours of Spanish instruction
  • Overnight trip to Guanajuato
  • Day trip to Teotihuacan pyramids
  • 20+ hours of teaching time with school children
  • Cultural excursions around the city
Program Flyer: ELL MEXICO INFORMATIONAL MEETING.pdf

Pre-requisites (course, language requirements): ELL431 and ELL432 and in the ELL Endorsement Program OR permission of the instructor

Itinerary: Please note that times and dates will likely change as we make final arrangements with the practicum sites.  Also, we will have 30 hours rather than 40 hours of Spanish.


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Instructor

Dr. Beth Dillard
Email
: Beth.Dillard@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-3314
Office Location: MH304A


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Cost

Please click the budget sheet for program cost and payment information.





 



Program Ratings:
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Program Value:
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Housing Experience:
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Cultural Immersion:
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Program Administration:
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Overall Experience:
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