Monday, October 18, 2010

Final Week: Ugandan Global Project!

Mrs. Yollis and her class have joined with several other educational bloggers from around the world to form the

Members:   2KM  * 2KJ * Mrs. Yollis * Mrs. Ranney * Mr. Salsich * Team Toa 

Here is our introductory video with information about the project.

This Friday is our global walk to raise money to purchase the playground for our Ugandan friends!
Donations are welcome from everyone!


  1. Dear Mrs Yollis and students,

    I am excited about the Uganda fun run/walk project. I feel so proud that we are raising money for the Uganda students. Hopefully we will raise lots more extra money so that the Uganda students can buy other things so that they can enjoy a few more extra things.

    From your blogging buddy Bianca.

  2. Nick's sister "Sofi"October 20, 2010 at 2:07 PM

    Dear Mrs.Yollis,

    I heard everything about the Ugandan Global Project.I think it is very interesting you guys are helping them with thier school. So I wish everyone good luck on the walk and a good time.

    Nick's sister "Sofi"

  3. Mrs. Yollis and students,
    My name is AnMarie Lane and I have been assigned to read your blog post in my EDM 310 class at the University of South Alabama. If you would like to, you can visit my blog for this class. I really enjoyed this video! It was so neat that you guys showed the different parts of the world as you talked about how each of the classes who would be participating in this project. Participating in a project such as this one is something that is very special and all of you should be so proud to be helping boys and girls from a different part of the world. I recently attended a walk that was like the one that you guys did, but the one that I attended was to benefit cancer awareness. I know that it made me feel great to be able to help with such a worthy cause, and I am sure that all of you felt that way, too. How much money was needed for the Ugandan students? Did the walks end up raising enough money so that everyone met their goals? I hope that everyone had fun participating in the walk and you should all know that you have done a wonderful thing!

  4. Dear Mrs. Yollis' class,

    My name is Caitlyn Lord and I have been instructed to write on your class blog for Dr. Strange's EDM 310 course at the University of South Alabama. You can check out my blog at this website
    I really enjoyed your video. I feel like you guys are going a very good thing by raising money for Uganda students. Not only are you working amongst yourselves, you are incorporating lots of classrooms in your Uganda fun run. Keep up all the good work.


  5. @ AnMarie,

    Thanks for your comment! I'm glad you enjoyed the video. Educational blogging is a fantastic way to get to know students and teachers from all over the world. I recommend it when you get your own students.

    You have written and excellent comment here. One of the things I teach my students about commenting is to try and make a connection. You did that beautifully with your story about your own experience. Thank you. In addition, you end with relevant questions! Well done!

    You asked how much was needed. Our goal was to raise $3,000. The walk ended up raising much, much more than that. The final total will be up at the Ugandan Global Project blog next week.

    @ Caitlyn,

    Thank for visiting our blog! Not only were we able to do a good deed for the Ugandan students, but all of the students had tremendous learning opportunities as well. Reading, writing, music, geography, time zones, international currency, technology, positive participation in an online community were all part of the project.

    I think the class that Dr. Strange is providing for all of you is outstanding. The skills he is teaching you will benefit you greatly when you get your own classroom. What are some of your favorite parts about the class?

    Have a great day!

    Mrs. Y♥llis


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