Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
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for students, teachers, administrators & parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an
educator/author with over 30 years of experience.
Teacher Notes: During the course of my teaching career I saw the
need to try to engage my students in the learning process. I
tried to find what each child liked and used that to get them more
involved in learning. I had success with some turned off and
disruptive students by having them use their writing, art or music
skills in their school work. One student completed changed for
the better when I got one of his poems published in a local library
newsletter. One class that no one could handle
loved when I had them produce their own
In one very tough school I taught in I would stand at the front door
of the school and greet each student that came into the school. I also
did this with personal messages for each student that came into my
classroom. In another school I enlisted the assistant principal and
every morning and passing between class periods we greeted each
student that came onto our floor.
your students know that they matter.