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
>> exchange for the 2016 / 17 school year? Here's how it
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
>> 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.
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