Posted by: Nicole on 11/03/16
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    Hi Mark, is this still open or is it too late for this school year?

    On 7/19/16, Mark wrote:
    > On 7/01/16, Alta Rose wrote:
    >> Hello everyone!
    >> Are you interested in being part of the Canadian
    > postcard
    >> exchange for the 2016 / 17 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.
    >> Smith's Class)
    >> Your school address
    >> 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
    >> to change your mind: Right up until the long weekend in
    >> September, actually. Many teachers need a day or two at
    >> the 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
    >> are 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!
    >> I 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 names of the provinces!
    >> So, if you're interested, please send me the info in the
    >> format below.
    >> Mrs. Smith's class, Public Elementary School,
    >> 1234 Main Street.
    >> Wonderful Community, AB
    >> My email is
    >> Please 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, 7/01/16, by Alta Rose.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 7/19/16, by Mark.
  • Re: CANADIAN POSTCARD EXCHANGE, 11/03/16, by Nicole.