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Tagged With: Q’enqo

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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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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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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Global Grade 3 Explores The Convention on the Rights of the Child

“This post is dedicated to all the world’s children who are unable to go to school or live with rights and freedom.” The Battalion Hawk Bloggers For the last few days, we have been investigating The Convention on the  Rights of the Child. Where did these rights COME from, you ask. Well, in 1990 the … Continue reading »

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Passing the Torch to NEXT Year’s Grade Threes.

Wow! WHERE has the year gone?  It is HARD to believe that we have six days left together in Grade Three.  We have developed our “roots” and sprouted our “wings”, as Ross has told us!  While we are EXCITED to move on to Grade Four, we know that there will be things that we will … Continue reading »

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Pennies for Peru … walking a “mile” in someone else’s shoes!

Today, the Battalion Park Grade Threes …  117 of them … all FIVE classrooms … took part in “Pennies for Peru”!  Today, we tried to “walk a “mile” in their shoes”.  As with ANY figure of speech, this CAN’T be taken LITERALLY!  After all, “It’s raining cats and dogs” doesn’t REALLY mean that cats and dogs are FALLING … 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 About OTHER Change Makers in the World!

Since working on the Battalion Park Library Project, helping Mosqoy and Q’ente to build a library and put books on the new shelves in Q’enqo Peru, we have discovered that there are a LOT of very special people in the world … people who truly believe in the importance of Global Citizenship … who actively work to make the … Continue reading »

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Icebergs, Change Makers and Building Capacity

 Flickr Photo shared by Quinet Today, we did some brainstorming and THINKING … and this is what we came up with: What does Global mean? Around the world World wide What is a Citizen? A person What is a GLOBAL Citizen? A person in the world What is GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP? A person  who is a … 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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