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Why You Make a Difference

As teachers, you make a difference because you:

  • make electronic mentoring possible through many caring efforts.
  • make electronic mentoring both fun and educational through creative curriculum ideas.
  • help students grow by holding them to high standards while supporting their talents and strengths.
  • tactfully help mentors understand about students' disabilities as well as their capabilities.
  • help students and mentors maintain the safety boundaries for successful electronic mentoring.
  • inspire students and mentors to make the most of their relationships.
  • make the world a better place by fostering work skills, interpersonal skills, and character among its future adults.

Benefits of E-Mentoring for Teachers

E-mentoring benefits teachers because it:

  • enables teachers to gain several educational allies (mentors) who will promote greater student achievement
  • motivates students to succeed academically
  • helps students develop social skills
  • can be integrated with many different curriculum requirements
  • provides curriculum ideas and instructions
  • gives teachers the opportunity to connect with the business community
  • provides variety for both teachers and students

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