Help me give my students the experience of a lifetime! Through your donation, students will be able to explore Panama through the lens of STEM education! This request is to help us pay part of the deposit.
My students are from New Orleans East and live in an extremely diverse community. This community is approximately 50% African American, 25% Latino, and 25% Vietnamese. With their diverse community comes a great interest in History and their ancestry.
My curious and enthusiastic students yearn for challenging, enriching, and thought-provoking environments everywhere they go.
We incorporate a variety of learning strategies including manipulatives and group work every day. We are excited for a new year and new opportunities for learning-- and this includes a study abroad experience!
Hello, fellow supporter of education and equity! Thank you for taking the time to consider supporting our trip to Panama!
For the past two years, we have had the privilege of teaching highly ambitious yet underserved students who wish to expand their horizons and experience cultures different from their own.
20 high school applicants will be afforded the deserving opportunity to explore a different country: Panama.
Our school will be joining forces with EF Educational Tours on an 8-day program for students to develop STEM skills and discover the beauty of traveling abroad. Our mission is to empower students to push past their comfort zone and allow them to immerse themselves in another country’s rich history, diverse culture, and, through that process, become powerful leaders.
Our high school is a place full of potential. Every day in the classroom, we push our students to be ambitious, think critically about the world, and advocate for themselves. Unfortunately, the reality in which our students live pushes against their goals and dreams. As teachers, it is our charge to whole-heartedly provide eye-opening opportunities that will allow them to learn, create, and empower each other and their communities in and outside of the classroom. We want students to explore beyond the everyday walls of New Orleans because immersing themselves in a different culture is imperative to their success. Because our students’ success is our primary goal, we have decided to take 20 students to Panama for eight days in July!
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