Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Andros Island - Science and Schooling

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This study abroad program focuses on inquiry techniques of both learning science and teaching science. Students have the opportunity to work with children in a multicultural setting from a developing country in a school in the Bahamas as well as e... read more

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Yes it was worthwhile! I learned about their culture and got to go into their school system - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Andros Island - Science and Schooling
I learned many things related to Bahamian culture. I also learned new strategies for teaching in a diverse setting. Lastly, I learned many new facts about ocean life I had never known before! - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Andros Island - Science and Schooling
I gained an even greater love for traveling, teaching, and exploring new places. It was worth every penny and I wouldn't trade that experience for anything. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I had an amazing opportunity learning more about the natural life in the Bahamas and gained so much knowledge about what international school systems are like. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned that we in America take a lot for granted. Even just having up-to-date textbooks was something that the Bahamians struggled with. I learned that the children there look toward careers that help people. Americans tend to choose careers in which they are just bettering themselves. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
It is definitely worthwhile. I would recommend this trip to anyone going into education. I learned soo much about myself as a person and as a future educator. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned so much from this trip. I was exposed to so many different things while in Andros. We learned so much about the ocean life and the culture of the Bahamas. We also learned so much about education and diversity when we had the opportunity to teach in their local schools. It was definitely worthwhile and I would suggest i... - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
December 08, 2016 Adventure Awaits
I learned to never be afraid of something that is different or scary. This trip stretched my limits and was so worth it! - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I am able to step outside my comfort zone and survive! haha. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review

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This study abroad program focuses on inquiry techniques of both learning science and teaching science. Students have the opportunity to work with children in a multicultural setting from a developing country in a school in the Bahamas as well as explore the unique ecosystems of a marine environment.

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  • Summer
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