Re: We need Delaware teacher for postcard exchange!

    On 8/13/09, Erin wrote:
    > Hi...My name is Erin and I'm a third grade teacher in
    > Pennsylvania. I am trying to find one elementary teacher
    > from each state willing to participate in a project titled:
    > Postcard Exchange with 50 States. I was wondering if you
    > would be willing to partner with me and 48 other teachers
    > from around the country? What would you have to do? You
    > and your classroom would have to write a postcard to each
    > state. (49 total-Handwritten or typed) I will have all
    > addresses available that can be printed out easily on a
    > label page. *If you decide to participate I will email
    > that information to you. If you aren't interested, but know
    > of a teacher in your state who might be, would you PLEASE
    > forward this email to him/her? I'd really appreciate your
    > help in this matter.
    > Thank you and please feel free to email me with any
    > questions!!
    > Sincerely,
    > Erin
    > Here is some information I had posted on other websites so
    > you can read:
    > Calling elementary teachers from 49 states!! I need your
    > help!! I would like my 3rd grade class to participate in a
    > Postcard Exchange Project this 2009-2010 school year, but I
    > need your help to do so. I need 49 teachers from across
    > the country who would be willing to write 49 postcards and
    > send them out to each state. At the end of the project,
    > you should receive 49 different postcards with information
    > about each state. (Information/examples will be sent out
    > to you as soon as I get participation from all states.)
    > What can you do in the mean time? You will need to see if
    > your local government office will donate 49 (or 50-one for
    > your classroom) postcards for your classroom project, or
    > you can buy them at a local store which sells them. I'm
    > not sure, but Triple A may have them as well and might be
    > willing to donate. If you can't get donations, parents may
    > be willing to help you out too. Postcard stamps are 28
    > cents each, so you may want to ask for parent donations for
    > those too.
    > The postcard must have either the state name on the front
    > or a picture representing your state. Students will get a
    > chance to learn about other states as they receive
    > postcards from around the country. You can have a bulletin
    > board with a map set up if you choose to show where each
    > postcard came from.
    > Please email me if you are interested in participating in
    > this project. Please email ONLY if you are serious about
    > completing this project. There is only one slot open for
    > each state, so I only want serious participants. If you
    > know any teachers living in other states and want them to
    > participate in the same exchange as you, email them quickly
    > with this link.
    > I will send out a master list to each participant once I
    > receive all 49 participants.
    > Please EMAIL me the following:
    > Your name (First and last)
    > Your grade level
    > Your school name
    > Your school address
    > Your email address
    > Target starting date: September 15th (More details to
    > come!!)
    > Target finish date: November 15th