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Tagged With: global citizenship

Delta Eagle Webcam Highlights!

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. ~Khalil Gibran Well, it’s official! We have EAGLETS! I think WE are as excited as the Delta ma and pa eagles are because it’s been three YEARS since their last successful hatch! This webcam, along … Continue reading »

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Learning About Other Cultures Through Their Artifacts

 “Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.” ~ René Dubos Welcome to part TWO of our amazing exploration of the Fort Calgary kit prior to our winter break! We had SO much fun exploring the traditional clothing from our four countries: Ukraine, Peru, Tunisia and India … but … Continue reading »

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Exploring Artifacts from AROUND the WORLD!

 “We live now in a global village and we are in one single family. It’s our responsibility to bring friendship and love from all different places around the world and to live together in peace.” ~Jackie Chan Together, we spent a GLORIOUS day handling, observing and sketching some of the amazing Peruvian, Indian, Tunisian and … Continue reading »

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A DAY of DRESS-Up AROUND the World!

People from different cultures have different definitions for beauty. Isn’t that sad to judge others with our standards … rather than appreciate them? ~Mizuki Nomura We’ve been working with the Fort Calgary kit this week! Today, we got to try on the traditional clothing from each of the four countries we investigate in Social Studies: … 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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The Grandparent TRAVEL Diaries … and the REAL Adventure Begins!

“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” ~Moslih Eddin Saadi We are SO lucky! One of the Blogging Hawks’ GRANDPARENTS are travelling through INDIA right now! India happens to be one of the FOUR countries we explore in our Grade Three Social Studies curriculum! We have received SEVERAL emails with the most WONDERFUL … 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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A FINAL Skype With Natalie

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.  ~T.S. Eliot On May 27th, we had a final Skype with Natalie while she is still in Peru. It’s … Continue reading »

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Q’enqo Library News

Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have. ~Margaret Mead We have been blessed with SO many wonderful Skypes with the amazing Mosqoy crew this year! On Monday we had another SURPRISE Skype with NATALIE! Since our LAST Skype … just a few DAYS ago, … Continue reading »

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When We ALL Come Together … We Accomplish MORE!

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ~ Helen Keller On Friday, our ENTIRE school came together to help the Grade Threes with their Battalion Park Library Project in Q’enqo Peru! Imagine that … over 700 students ALL working together to be the best FOR the world! Helen Keller was … Continue reading »

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