The Global Educator Experience

Antigua, Guatemala

Objectives of The Global Educator Experience


  • Objective 1: To improve level of academic vocabulary, cognate recognition and pronunciation.


  • Objective 2: To promote and share the use of effective pedagogy and research-based principles of teaching and learning by collaborating with local schools, teachers, administrators.


  • Objective 3: To visit cultural sites and learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Guatemala.


  • Objective 4: Provide professional development for educators and community members.


  • Objective 5: To reflect throughout the trip on observations and experiences and to assess school needs
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To visit cultural sites and learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Guatemala. Activity: Excursion to Volcan Pacaya.

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To promote and share the use of effective pedagogy and research-based principles of teaching and learning by collaborating with local schools, teachers, administrators. Activity: Daily visits to local schools.

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Where do you lesson plan?

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Want to make a difference?

Meet Derik and Jose Luis!
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To improve level of academic vocabulary, cognate recognition and pronunciation. Activity: Daily Spanish Classes differentiated by the student’s level of Spanish.

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To visit cultural sites and learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Guatemala. Activity: Excursion to Filadelphia Coffee Plantation

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Provide professional development for educators and community members. Activity: Dual Language Institute

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Service Project: Biblioteca en Santa Maria de Jesus

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To visit cultural sites and learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Guatemala. Activity: Excursion to Lake Atitlan and Textile Museum.

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Community Call to Action

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To reflect throughout the trip on observations and experiences and to assess school needs Activity: Online journal entry assignments and frequent group debriefing meetings.

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I can't forget to share about the food....Mmmmm!

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Mitzi Clark

Professional Development Coordinator

Irving ISD