browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Tagged With: International Development

Thank GOODNESS for FLAT Walls!

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~Benjamin Franklin Ashli and Zoe helped us to FLATTEN our classroom WALLS again!  Before you get all worried about “demolition” … take a DEEP breath! That’s NOT what we mean! Ashli and Zoe, our Peru experts from Mosqoy, SKYPED with … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

A MAGICAL Skype … sharing our “Wonders”!

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~ Albert Einstein On Wednesday morning, our class took a “virtual” trip to Victoria! It’s TRUE! It would have cost us about $300.00 EACH to do this on an AIRPLANE … but … WE connected through SKYPE! Wow. Technology is … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Passing the TORCH … our hopes and dreams for NEXT year’s Grade Threes!

This has not been a TYPICAL end to the school year. We’ve lost SEVERAL school days to SEVERE flooding in our city and province. We are feeling SO badly for all the people who have been affected by the flooding. We WEREN’T even SURE if we would GET to this, but we did … so … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

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 »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Global Poetry!

Lately, we have been exploring poetry! We thought it might be fun to try a DIFFERENT kind of blog post this time around! Here is some “Global Poetry” for you to enjoy! You will notice some cinquain and diamante poems. Surprisingly, at the end, you MAY even notice an acrostic poem worked into a cinquain! Blogging … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

We Are Silent

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” ~Nelson Mandela We took the “Vow of Silence” today “for the children. Because our silence is their voice.”

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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 »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

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 »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Making the World a Better Place … One ALPACA at a TIME!

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson If you can make life a little easier with just One HEN … then … why not TWO alpacas! One could be called Battalion. The other? PARK! All kidding aside … the Battalion Hawk Bloggers are beginning … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

WHAT?!? One HEN Can Change a Community?!? But, HOW?!?

“To change the world start with one step. However small, the first step is hardest of all. Once you get your gate, you’ll be walking tall.” ~The Dave Matthews Band We recently read an AWESOME book called “One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference”, by Katie Smith Milway. Now, prior to reading, we … Continue reading »

Categories: Global Grade 3 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments