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 During Spring Break 2011, a group of Education majors traveled with Dr. Stoloff to Jamaica to learn about and contribute to the education system.  Contact David Stoloff, Education at stoloffd@easternct.edu

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Here are some of their comments:

 

     We traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica for an educational field experience visiting eight education sites to observe the classrooms and the culture.  Going into the schools I had no idea what the behaviors of the children, the discipline styles, teaching styles, or the overall conduct and accepted behavior were going to be like in a foreign country…. I was given more insight into the differences that our cultural and societal expectations had on the way the students learned.  - Megan Sniffin

     I really enjoyed my trip to Jamaica. I was really looking forward to learning about the culture and education system of Jamaica before the trip. I learned a lot about myself, the other people on the trip and the Jamaican culture from the trip.  One of the most memorable things I learned was about the schools. … Other than the school system, I also learned a lot about the Jamaican culture itself. I liked how relaxed everyone there is. In the United States, everyone is so rushed to get from place to place, but in Jamaica, there are no worries. – Katie Dillon