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A Final Skype … with … ASHLI!

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~Lao Tzu This was our FINAL Skype of the year as the Grade Three Battalion Hawk Bloggers. We were mixed with happiness, excitement AND sadness. Happiness and EXCITEMENT to hear the latest Q’enqo library news … and SADNESS because this journey will belong to … Continue reading »

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If I could Skype with a child in __, I would love to …

We’ve spent the year exploring four countries: Tunisia, India, Peru and Ukraine. As always … it seems the more we discover … the more QUESTIONS we have! So … this post is dedicated to sharing just SOME of the questions we still have! “Have you ever wondered about the children that live all over the … Continue reading »

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If You Could CHANGE the World …

“UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss (From The Lorax) Flickr Creative Commons Photo by noticelj “If you could change something in the world what would it be? I know what I would do. I would make it LESS scary for kids to get … Continue reading »

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Para Usted Q’enqo … For YOU!

Today was a MAGICAL day … we came together to be the best for the world. HOW, you ask? Well, today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes ALL worked toward a COMMON goal … to bring MORE books to the Q’enqo Peru Library. This project has been THREE years in the making. We’ve worked HARD with … Continue reading »

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Friday the 13th … A Day to Be Feared or Celebrated?

As  students arrived in the classroom yesterday morning, you could HEAR the hum. “It’s Friday the 13th!” “Did you know there’s a MOVIE about Friday the 13th?” “It’s a bad LUCK day!” Historically, Friday the 13th has always had a BAD rap. While I have always been somewhat indifferent to the superstition, over the years … Continue reading »

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The Planting of a Seed … How Our Journey Began!

It began innocently enough.  Tannis, our Technology Learning Leader at the time, spotted an e-mail from Natalie, a Specialist with Innovation and Learning Technology, in early November last year: Nov 16th and 17th – Tim K., who is on a 1 year leave from Learning Innovation, with his family, will be hosting video conferences from Peru. Attached is … Continue reading »

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