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Tagged With: Change Makers

You CAN Change the World! You JUST Need to BEGIN!

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~Anne Frank Yesterday, we read an AMAZING book. It was called Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed. It’s ALL about a LITTLE girl named Mary. She is just an ordinary, typical little girl. BUT … SHE manages to CHANGE the … Continue reading »

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Our HOPES For NEXT Year’s Grade Threes! Oh, the PLACES You’ll GO!

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.  ~Sam Levenson A child’s world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement.  It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear-eyed vision, that true instinct for what … Continue reading »

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That Ross … He is SO Amazing!

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. ~Amelia Earhart It’s HERE … it’s HERE, shouted everyone, in unison, as our caretaker delivered our much anticipated package … from … AUSTRALIA! WHAT? ANOTHER package from Australia? Yup! That Ross … he is SO amazing! … Continue reading »

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Mealworm Adventures

“Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives.” ~Thomas Berry, The Dream of the Earth I’m not touching it! This is what could be heard around the classroom the very FIRST day we began our inquiry into mealworms and animal life cycles. My how … Continue reading »

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MORE Live Webcam Adventures … THIS Time With OWLS!

“It doesn’t matter if you’re born in a duck yard, so long as you are hatched from a swan’s egg!” ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Ugly Duckling Our live webcam adventures have continued! Because of these amazing webcams, our class has been fortunate enough to watch eagle eggs hatch, learned valuable lessons about life in … Continue reading »

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Expressing Gratitude to our … BLOG Fathers!

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ~William James This is a post about being LOST. But … it’s ALSO a post about being FOUND! We hope you’re SITTING down, because it DOESN’T start OUT pretty! Are you familiar with the fairytale Cinderella? Well, THIS is just a LITTLE bit like … Continue reading »

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A Visit from Kristina!

We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.  ~John Lubbock Yesterday, we were blessed to have a visit from Kristina. She has been working with Mosqoy for the past couple of years. She surprised us by asking if she could come to talk to us about the library … Continue reading »

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What’s the BIG Deal about Fair Trade?!?

There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness. ~ Mahatma Gandhi A hundred times a day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labours of other men. ~ Albert Einstein Our Student Council group is selling Rafiki Chains. This is a part of the … Continue reading »

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INTRODUCING …

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” ― Socrates HELLO, world! This is our very FIRST blog post for the year! We  are SO excited to be blogging and learning WITH the world! We hope you stop by and leave comments because it is SO exciting to learn BEYOND our … Continue reading »

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Our Hope and Dreams for the NEW Grade Threes!

“I light my candle from their torches.”  — Robert Burton “The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of … Continue reading »

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