The Digital Stories
from Verano Mexico
Earn three to six credits toward your endorsement and/or certification in regular, bilingual/ESL or special education through observing, teaching and helping students in public schools. Participants will also practice Spanish and experience Mexican culture by staying with a family in Guanajuato, one of Mexico’s most picturesque cities.
Ana - 2011 Verano Mexico
Jen - 2013 Verano Mexico
Lane - 2012 Verano Mexico
Lauren - 2013 Verano Mexico
To become familiar with cultural and historical origins of Mexico as a context for observing and participating in the Mexican education system.
To become familiar with the teaching, learning and management strategies used in school or clinical setting.
gain a broad knowledge base of the similarities and differences among students in general and special education programs in México
observe different types of curricular materials, activities, and strategies for children and adults in academic, clinical, and non-academic settings
identify, observe, and record different classroom management strategies and routines
determine, identify, observe, and record what type of supplemental and support services are available for the population and settings in which you are observing
obtain and make notes on information regarding federal laws, and practice and identify similarities and differences across the continuum of services including general education, inclusion or resource (USAER), and self- contained (CAM) classrooms and other clinical settings
Weekly Group Discussions
Digital Storytelling Project