вторник, 24 мая 2011 г.

American and Ukrainian Educational Systems



On May 24, WOA center was happy to host meeting with Turkey pupils, pupils from Sumy gymnasium and told them about the peculiarities of American and Ukrainian educational systems, dwelled on the advantages and disadvantages of each system. Americans place a high value on education. All participants remembered Kennedy’s words: "Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education". Our guests showed a great interest and asked a lot of questions about the opportunities of getting education and internships in the U.S.

среда, 11 мая 2011 г.

India. Watching the photo exhibition about India



Welcome to English-Speaking Club। Last month we had a variety of topics discussed:5।04 “India. Watching the photo exhibition about India”



The participants of our English-speaking club were suggested watching the photo-exhibition “India. Culture. Traditions”. After that they were asked to share their impressions on what they had seen. Each of the participants expressed his or her opinion about what the life in India was like. After that they read an article about India and had a discussion about it.
12.04 “Interesting Facts about India”
19.04 Playing the Game “Scrabble”
26.04 Ethic Questions

пятница, 6 мая 2011 г.

Project Window on America centers in Sumy



On April 29, Regional Interagency Scientific Conference"Innovation as a factor of Library Development” took place at Sumy Oblast Research Library. There was a presentation of the project of the US Embassy in Ukraine «Window on America Centers». The director of Sumy WOA center acquainted librarians with collections, services and activities of WOA center in Sumy. She provided the audience with information how we use new media tools: Facebook, YouTube, LibraryThing, blogs, online resources, host different clubs, games and innovative programs.