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Tag Archives: teaching
Day Three: Tourism Business Development Workshop, Ometepe
Everyone was a lot happier this morning than yesterday morning, since the electricity was running last night so the air conditioning and fans were keeping our rooms cool. The sessions in the morning were dedicated to accounting, and in the … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Teaching, Travel, Vlog Tagged business administration, business owners, customer service, Ojo de Agua, Ometepe, pedagogy, teaching 2 Comments
Around this time last year I was sent north to Jinotega for a Volunteer Visit with then Small Business Development Volunteer Hannah (she is now a Returned PC Volunteer in the US, meaning she completed her two years of service). … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps, Training Tagged beach, black clams, business advisory, business training, ceviche, Chinandega, clam, clams, cooperative, education, fish, fish market, fish processing, fried fish, Jinotega, León, lesson plan, lesson planning, lesson plans, mangroves, Nicaragua, ocean, Peace Corps, Small Business Development Volunteers, teacher training, teaching, training, US Peace Corps, wetlands 1 Comment
Return on Investment
Return on Investment, or RoI, is one of those financial statistics that stock brokers throw around. I never really understood it, or at least, I never really invested the time to understand it. However, since working as a Volunteer, I’ve … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Philosophy, Teaching Tagged business advice, business advising, business advisory, camp, camps, finance, financial education, investment, planning, retreats, return on investment, RoI, stock broker, stock market, stock trading, stocks, teach training, teaching, youth camp, youth camps Leave a comment
Mejora tu Vida!
I got back from Florida at 2 AM this morning. I’ll be back in León tonight. My trip went well despite the circumstances, but I am very happy to get “home” to León and back into the swing of things. … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Teaching Tagged bank, community bank, financial education, financial security, flight, Florida, health, health promotion, interest, LGB, LGBT, LGBTIA, LGBTIAQ, LGBTQ, NGO, Peace Corps, teaching, trip, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps 5 Comments
Where’d I Go?
In a word, nowhere. It has been a few weeks since I last made a post on this blog (I’ve put up quite a few posts on my economics blog though). The reason for my blogging absence is nothing less … Continue reading
Posted in Books, León, Peace Corps, Training, Work Tagged Academy Awards, Battle of Five Armies, Birdman, blizzard, blog, blogs, Boyhood, Cerro Negro, cooperative, Dissent, economics, El Hoyo, engineering, engineering school, entrepreneurship, finance, financial education, grammar, Granada, Grand Budapest Hotel, health, Jacobin, Las Pilas, León, LGB, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGBTQA, North Korea, Northeast, Oscars, Out in the Dark, rural tourism, Spanish, teacher training, teaching, Telica, The Academy Awards, The Atlantic, The Battle of Five Armies, The Economist, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Hobbit, The Interview, The New Yorker, The Oscars, tourism, university, volcano, volcanoes, Why Nations Fail 1 Comment
What Have I Been Up To?
It’s been a while since I’ve put up a post on my happenings, so I figure I would catch everyone up. For Small Business Development Volunteers, September and October are busy months. Any reader of my blog will know that … Continue reading
Posted in Peace Corps, Travel, Vlog Tagged business advising, business competition, cathedral, Catholic, Catholic church, church, competition, competitions, entrepreneurship, Granada, high school students, Nicaragua, Peace Coprs, school-wide competitions, Somoto, Somoto Canyon, students, teaching, U.S. Peace Corps, United States Peace Corps, US Peace Corps, volcano, volcanoes 8 Comments
Día de Los Maestros
Día de Los Maestros is National Teachers’ Day, and it is tomorrow, Sunday June 29, in Nicaragua. Classes are cancelled on Monday to observe the holiday, and most classes were cancelled on Thursday as well so that the kids could … Continue reading
Posted in León, Teaching Tagged beer, county fair, dance, dancing, docente, docentes, high school, León, maestro, maestros, music, Nicaragua, profesor, profesores, rum, secondary school, teach, teacher, teachers, Teachers' Day, teaching 4 Comments
More Class Cancellations and the World Cup
This morning started with some sad news. One of the teachers I work with hurt his foot and the doctor has ordered him off it for the whole week. He teaches five sections of entrepreneurship (each an hour and a half … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps Tagged Copa del Mundo, Copa Mundial, Cuerpo de Paz, education, emprendedurismo, entrepreneurship, high school, León, Nicaragua, Peace Corps, school, secondary school, teacher, teaching, U.S., U.S. Peace Corps, U.S.A., United States of America, US, USA, World Cup 4 Comments
My First Few Days in León
So I arrived in León on Sunday, and will be living here for the next two years. León is hot (highs the last few days have been 95+), so the very first thing I did was buy a fan. After … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps, Teaching Tagged Bar Baro, Cuerpo de Paz, education, fire, high school, high schools, León, moving, Nicaragua, Peace Corps, school, schools, teaching, US Peace Corps Leave a comment
This last week I visited my permanent site of León, León. It was very very hot. The second hottest place in Nicaragua, in fact. Like sitting in place, not moving a muscle, yet still sweating so much your shirt is … Continue reading
Posted in León, Peace Corps, Teaching, Training Tagged AIDS, canal, Captain Morgan, Caribbean, cathedral, church, churches, complain, Cuerpo de Paz, diet, earthquake, earthquakes, England, food, Granada, heat, history, HIV, hot, inter-oceanic canal, inter-oceanic canals, interoceanic canal, interoceanic canals, jalea, jelly, León, lion, Lion King, lions, Nicaragua, nutrition, obese, overweight, Panama Canal, Peace Corps, pirate, pirates, Rivas, rum, schools, Simba, Spain, teaching, US Peace Corps 3 Comments