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Writing in letters or cards to your student will tell him that you think of him more than just
during class time. Here are some occasions to take to drop that card in the mail:
- Absence from class or club
- Thank You – for helping in class, encouragement, good behavior, etc....
- Congratulations – Graduation, victory in a baseball tournament, picture in the paper, etc....
- Sorrow – Death of a family member, friend or pet
- Reminder of an upcoming event (Hope to see you there!)
- Just to say “Hi!” and “I’m glad you’re in my class/club!”
If you have not done this before, be prepared to be surprised at the response you will get.
Letters and cards go a long way to establishing and maintaining rapport with the children you
Any more ideas for occasions to send mail to students?
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