Posted by: Alta Rose on 8/06/15
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    Yes, I'm still looking for participants.

    On 9/16/14, Sue wrote:
    > Good Morning,
    > Just wondering if this program is still open?
    > Thanks
    > Sue
    > On 7/09/14, Alta Rose wrote:
    >> Hello everyone!
    >> Are you interested in being part of the Canadian postcard
    >> exchange for the 2014 / 15 school year? Here's how it
    >> works:
    >> You send me an email with the following information:
    >> The way you want your postcards' addressed (ie. Mrs.
    >> Class)
    >> Your school address
    >> The email address that you would like me to use, if it is
    >> different from the one you are currently using.
    >> As soon as I get that, I will respond with an email that
    >> says you're on the list. Now, you have all kinds of time
    >> change your mind: Right up until the long weekend in
    >> September, actually. Many teachers need a day or two at
    >> end of August / Beginning of September to check with their
    >> administration to see if they can get the funds required
    >> for postcards and stamps.
    >> During the September long weekend, I will send an email to
    >> everyone, assigning you the week to send out your
    >> postcards. You send one postcard, with info about your
    >> community, to each of the participating classes. (There
    >> usually about 40-50.) I will go first, and if you have a
    >> specific month that you'd like to send yours out, just
    >> specify it. Most teachers write their messages with the
    >> help of their students, or have individual students write
    >> them.
    >> That's pretty well it! Depending on the number of
    >> participants, we usually get 1-2 postcards per week.
    >> This really is a great way to teach about different
    >> Canadian communities. The kids love to get the postcards!
    >> play a little game with my students. I tell them the name
    >> of the community and they see if they can guess which
    >> province it comes from. It's a great way to teach the
    >> of the provinces!
    >> So, if you're interested, please send me the info in the
    >> format below. (It's an easy copy and paste.)
    >> Mrs. Smith's class, Public Elementary School,
    >> 1234 Main Street.
    >> Wonderful Community, AB
    >> (Just include your email if
    >> you want me to use one that is different from the one you
    >> are using to email me.)
    >> My email is
    >> When you email me, make sure
    >> you put Postcard Exchange in the subject line, or I will
    >> send it to junk. I will always respond to the email to
    >> confirm that I received it. If you donít hear from me
    >> within a week, please send me another email.

    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 7/09/14, by Alta Rose.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 9/16/14, by Sue.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 7/14/15, by Sue.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 7/19/15, by Alta Rose.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 8/06/15, by Alta Rose.