Yes, I'm still looking for participants.
On 9/16/14, Sue wrote:
> Good Morning,
> Just wondering if this program is still open?
> 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
>> You send me an email with the following information:
>> The way you want your postcards' addressed (ie. Mrs.
>> 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
>> 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
>> email@example.com (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 firstname.lastname@example.org
>> 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.
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