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Project Class EL Immersion Trip - Oaxaca, 2015

 

Oaxaca Mexico summer 2015 local girl poses with flowers
 
 

 

Preparation for Summer Immersion

  • 8 seminars with Bilingual Teachers
  • Ice breakers/ getting to know our partners
  • Behavior interventions
  • Academic interventions
  • Presentations
  • Paperwork and preparation for trip

 

Homestay photo: Group shot

 

Weekly schedule

Mornings

  • Eric Pohlenz – interventions (4/week) & PBIS
  • Supervision from graduate students
  • Lunch
  • Nanixhe Restaurant/reflections

Afternoons

  • Spanish lessons
  • Whole group reflections (2/week)

Evenings

  • Homework / partner collaboration / family time
  • Weekend excursions
 
Photo: Homestay group learning to make tamales with host
 
Learning to make tamales

Homestay

  • Family time and food
  • Practicing the language
  • Learning about the Oaxacan culture

 

Private school (Eric Pohlenz)

  • Teacher Workshop
  • Interventions
  • PBIS
Photo: Kids and teachers, Eric Pohlenz group, private school
 
 
Photo: Young students enjoying lunch
 
Lunch time
 
 
Photo: Teacher workshop, summer 2015, Oaxaca
 
Teacher workshop
 
Photo: Summer 2015 immersion group photo outdoors
 
 

 

Classes, field trips

 

Photo: Summer immersion group poses in Venigúzala

 Venigúzala (language school)
 
Photo: Summer immersion group poses in Venigúzala

 

Cultural excursions

  • Tour of the city
  • Hierve el Agua, Mitla, Teotitlan, Mezcalería
  • Chinantla
  • Open weekend to explore the city
 
Photo: Weaver's shop with colorful dyed yarn
 
Photo: Immersion students mountain view from rock ledge

 

Photo: Students gather around fire pit

 

Tour, exploring

 

Photo: Group of costumed performers in masks

 Photo: Students pose with dancers in colorful dresses

 Photo: Group shot with mountain view in background

 

Chinantla

 Photo: Reading to a group of young children

 

Photo: Immersion group poses with large leaved plants

 

Photo: Immersion group poses in front of water

 

Photo: SDSU scholar poses with local children