TecNicaLearning Exchange January 2012 Nicaragua

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Upcoming learning exchange to Nicaragua. PPT created to promote the trip.

Upcoming learning exchange to Nicaragua. PPT created to promote the trip.

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  • 1. Coffee, crafts and culture: A learning exchange in Nicaragua
    • January, 2012
    • San Ramon, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • 2. 11 days in Nicaragua
    • 2012 exchange will include more time for reflection, and more opportunities to experience life in San Ramon
    • Planned activities include:
      • Poetry workshops
      • Oral history
      • Coffee camps
      • And more
  • 3. Why a Learning exchange?
    • We wanted to shift the model of “service” learning.
    • Collaborative learning model evolved from discussions in Nicaragua.
  • 4. San Ramon
    • In the heart of coffee country
  • 5. Communities
  • 6. Livelihoods
  • 7. El Chile | The survival of a traditional craft.
  • 8.  
  • 9. 2011 LEARNING EXCHANGE
  • 10. 2 days from our schedule
    • Wednesday 05 January, Coffee Camp La Hermandad 7:00 am Breakfast with host families. 8:30 a.m. Meet at the office of Planting Hope to go to Coffee Camp Hermandad.. 12:00 am Lunch at the camp,together with the children. 5:00 pm Return to San Ramon. 6:00 pm Dinner with host families. 7:00 pm Meeting with the group for discussion / reflection in the office of Planting Hope. Thursday 06 January, and Matagalpa Ocalca Day 7:00 am Breakfast with host families. 8:00 a.m. Meet at the office - take the bus to visit Coffee Camp Ocalca. 12:00 Lunch at Oasis , Matagalpa. 2:00 pm Visit Sol Café. 5:00 pm Return to San Ramon. 6:00 pm Dinner with host families. 7:00 pm Meet at the office – jewelry workshop and mural work.
  • 11. Homestays
  • 12. Modes of transit
  • 13. Activities
    • Coffee Camps
    • Livelihoods
    • Mural
    • Digital Arts/Crafts
    • Dialog and reflection
  • 14. Coffee camps
  • 15.  
  • 16. The mural
  • 17. Dialog and reflection
  • 18. Digital arts
  • 19.  
  • 20. Arts and crafts
  • 21. The final two days
  • 22.  
  • 23. Lessons learned and changes
    • 9 days is not long enough
    • More time in San Ramon is needed
    • More time for dialog and reflection is desirable
    • More pre-trip interaction and inclusion in planning would be useful
  • 24. Info
    • http://tecnicalearningexchange.wordpress.com
    • [email_address]