Posted by: Mark on 7/19/16
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    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
    > 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
    > 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
    > 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.