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Tagged With: Mosqoy

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 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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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 »

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A FREE Trip to PERU!

Flickr Creative Commons Photo by Puddy_uk On Monday, the Global Grade 3s took a FREE trip to Cusco, Peru! It was a QUICK visit … an hour and 15 minutes … but it was worth EVERY second! We know … you MUST be asking yourselves: How in the WORLD did a WHOLE class of Grade … Continue reading »

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Excitement AND sadness … our LAST Skype with Ashli.

On Wednesday, June 14, the Grade Three Bloggers were LUCKY enough to Skype with ASHLI again! This Skype was FILLED with EXCITEMENT … but it was ALSO filled with SADNESS. Why, you ask? Because THIS Skype was the LAST one we would HAVE with her as the Grade Three Bloggers. While we were TERRIBLY excited … Continue reading »

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Bucket Fillers and Change Makers!

Are you a bucket FILLER or a bucket DIPPER? Yesterday, we read a book called Have You Filled a Bucket Today? It was written by Carol McCloud and illustrated by David Messing. This book was about filling people’s invisible buckets. We BET you are wondering what in the world an INVISIBLE bucket is! Each of … Continue reading »

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Learning How to Build Capacity

  We want the children in Q’enqo to see how much FUN reading can be, so we are going to HELP Mosqoy build CAPACITY! In our last post, A Surprising Library Lesson, we shared some VERY important information about the learning we are ALL doing as we help with the Q’enqo Library Project.  Although our … Continue reading »

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A Surprising Library Lesson

Hola readers! On April 12 the Grade 3 bloggers had the privilege of Skyping with Geneva again. When we saw Geneva’s beautiful face smiling at us with a great big grin it made our hearts warm up because we knew we would be hearing more about the library. We felt like we were right in … Continue reading »

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Becoming Change Makers: A Special Guest Post for Angela Maiers … we are HONOURED!

Becoming Change Makers – The Q’enqo Library Project:  Through the Eyes of Grade Three Students Preface: The Global Grade 3s of Calgary, Canada have been blogging for almost two months now. Their blog focuses on connecting globally to share their learning experiences and what it means to be eight  and nine year old Change Makers. … Continue reading »

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