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February 2009

NEWSLETTER—NICARAGUA AMERICAN CORNER

HANDICRAFT “BIG PAPER DOLL” AT THE AMERICAN CORNER

Contenido: Handicraft “Big Paper Doll” at the Amiercan Corner

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American University

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American Collegue

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Handicrafr for Students in Leon

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Handicraft for Librarian in Leon

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Blog Training

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Conferences AC and Education USA

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Seed of Larning visited AC

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Basic Internet Training for Older People

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One Handicraft Quickly ….In February 18th, 2008, American Corner Coordinator make a quickly Handicraft “Big Paper Doll” during two day (one hours per day), for 10 children from the Public School. The children make the activity with paper, glue, marker and chayon. Tomorrow continued to paint the doll because the children have only one hours, they visited the library after they finished the school for the new schedule in American Corner.


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American Corner Coordinator and IRC Director visited American University UAM—Library On February 16th, 2009 American Corner Coordinator and IRC Director from the American Embassy visited American Windows in UAM. This visited was to know the new librarians at the University and know the services in American Windows.

Los libros no se han hecho para servir de adorno: sin embargo, nada hay que embellezca tanto como ellos en el interior del hogar.

American Corner Coordinator visited American College University

American Corner Coordinator visited American College University in Managua. Lissetth Hernandez Assistant of the Academic Director at the University received the invitation about the different services available in American Corner special for the Movie. American Corner have relations with English Teachers and International Relations in this university.


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HANDICRAFT IN CENTRAL BANK LIBRARY IN LEON

On Febraury 20th, 2009 American Corner and IRC from the American Embassy. The First Handicraft was for children of the School Hermanas Sangburgo, 29 Children ( 15 Male and 14 Female) the age between 8 and 12 years old participated in the activity. First was the handicraft “Big Doll”, the students felt very funny because enjoy this activity. The second activity was decorated a Pencil with Fomy the Cartoon Elmo and finally the American Corner Coordinator read in line the Book I”I take care of Myself” when the all the students participated, they understand the lecture excellent. Another Lecture was a Big Book “My House”, the American Corner Coordinator read the different work in Spanish and English. The Children enjoy the activity with juice and cookies.

Handicraft for Public Librarian in Leon

The same day on February 20th, 2009 in the afternoon American Corner Coordinador and IRC Director from the American Embassy make a Hanidcraft in Leon for Public School Librarian. 5 female of the different school to share the activity when he Handicraft was a Card. The IRC Director from the American Embasy gave a presentation in power point about the Teenager Services. The Director from the Central Bank Library in Leon received materials donations at the IR-Director from the American Embassay. The librarians enjoy the activity with soda.

"La lectura de un buen libro es un diálogo incesante en que el libro habla y el alma contesta.


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Blog Training for Librarian in Nicaragua—Universidad Agraria On February 26th, 2009 IRC-Director from the American Embassy and American Corner Coordinator showed in internet the different tool to creative one Blog. 38 Librarian participated in this activity during two section. The first section was in the morning participated 18 Librarians and 20 participated in the afternoon. The Gold of this presentation it was to help the people to creative the Blog for their institution and promoted the different services in their Library. The Librarians felt very happy because this was an interesting experience for their personal preparation and said thank you for the Guest Speaker Mayra Carolina Rodriguez and Nubia Manzanares. Finally the Librarian enjoyed this activity with soda, coffee and donnas. El buén lector es el que hace el libro bueno." "

American Corner, Education Adviser and Academic Children from the Binational Center Coordinated the Activity in American University in Managua On February 26th 2009 at 6 p.m., American Corner Coordinator, Education USA Adviser and Academic Children Coordinator from the BNC visited UAM (Universidad Americana) in Managua to present their respective services to the students’ community. 29 students (16 Female and 13 Male) attended the event. The presentation took place at the Auditorium A in this university. The first presentation started for EducationUSA Adviser explaining about how to apply to the 5 different Fulbright Programs. The second presentation was a brief introduction of the American Corner. AC Coordinator provided information about the services available to the public and finally the last presentation was conducted by the Academic Children Coordinator from the BNC. He gave information about the importance of taking preparation courses for TOEFL and GRE.


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SEMILLAS DE APRENDIZAJE NICARAGUA (SEEDS OF LEARNING) VISITED AMERICAN CORNER On February 19 th, 2009 the Seeds of Learning in Matagalpa visited American Corner, 9 people (7 Female and 2 Male). American Corner Coordinated explained the different Cultural Activity make. The Group felt very comfortable because in this project they doing a lot cultural activity for children. For the next week they will call me for organizing an activity in Matagalpa. Izayana Carcabe – Director explained me the different activity make in this organization. They attendanted a lot of children in Matagalpa, there are group of Music, Lecture, Dance.

BASIC INTERNET TRAINING FOR OLDER PEOPLE American Corner Coordinator continued giving Basic Internet Training for Older People. Mrs. Francisco through never he can to learn about the new technology, now he had to practice who to search information in internet and he have an address electronic, now he can to write with her friends and family. This training was during 3 day in American Corner.


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AMERICAN CORNER is joint initiative of the Central Bank, Centro Cultural Nicaraguense Norteamericano and the U.S. Embassy in Managua. It contains a collection of American Literature, Culture, History, U.S. Government and other periodicals on topics of interest. AMERICAN CORNER has a small collection of audiovisual resources on topics like: American Music, American History, and Biographies. AMERICAN CORNER has two computers with Internet. These resources are located on the second floor in the Library reading area.

AMERICAN CORNER schedules movie presentations every week, or by visitor’s request. All our services are free of charge. AMERICAN CORNER is open Monday thru Friday from 9:00-2:00pm For special group visits and information on upcoming events please contact our coordinator:

Lic. Nubia Manzananes Biblioteca Roberto Incer Barquero at the Central Bank Library CULTURAL ACTIVITY MARCH 2009

DATE

TITLE

GUEST SPEAKER

TIME

PLACE

March 2

Centroamerica School

American Corner Coordinator

2:30pm

Centroamerica School

March 4

Alfonso Cortez School

American Corner Coordinator

2:30pm

Alfonso Cortez School

March 6

Samuel Institute

American Corner Coordinator

9:30pm

Samuel Institute

March 12

Promoting your Library

Elizabeth Leonard

2:00pm

UNAN

March 17

Handicraft for Public School Students

American Corner Coordinator

2:00pm

Binational Center

March 17

Conference EducationUSA and American Corner

Education Adviser and American Corner Coordinator

10:00am

UNIVAL University

March 20

W orkshop for Public School Teachers in Leon

Teacher from Binational Center

9:00am

Central Bank Library in Leon

March 24

Blog Training for Librarians UNAN

American Corner and IRC

2:00pm

UNAN L ibrary

March 27 or 28

EducationUSA and American Corner

EducationUSA and American Corner

9:00am

UNIVAL and CCNN i n Esteli

February

Book Exposition “International W oman Day”

All day

American Corner


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