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FORUM: Can e-mentoring really support youth with significant needs?

…given community or population’s needs. Ellen Mahoney — Founder, Sea Change Mentoring E-mentoring’s success lies in its ability to reach populations that have traditionally been difficult to reach. These populations may be people living in rural areas, people with physical disabilities, international populations or highly mobile students like kids whose parents are in the military or expatriate kids. For example, our program, Sea Change Mentoring,…

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Group Mentoring Model Shows “Promise and Potential” – National Mentoring Resource Center Review

…sabilities, immigrant youth) or a specific model of mentoring (e.g., group mentoring, e-mentoring). Each review is built around a thorough literature review for the topic in an attempt to answer key questions about mentoring’s effectiveness, participant characteristics and program processes that influence that effectiveness, and successful implementation of relevant programs to date. Each Review also contains an “Implication for Practitioners” sec…

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Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents – National Mentoring Resource Center Review

…sabilities, immigrant youth) or a specific model of mentoring (e.g., group mentoring, e-mentoring). Each review is built around a thorough literature review for the topic in an attempt to answer key questions about mentoring’s effectiveness, participant characteristics and program processes that influence that effectiveness, and successful implementation of relevant programs to date. Each Review also contains an “Implication for Practitioners” sec…

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Profiles in Mentoring: A conversation with Torie Weiston-Serdan on Critical Mentoring

…cal guide”. She examines how marginalized and minority youth are served by mentoring and mentoring organizations. Critical mentoring, central to Weiston-Serdan’s work, is also about youth centrism; making sure that young people have voice, power, and choice.     What inspired you to become involved in the mentoring field? Prof. Weiston: The primary reason that I was drawn to the mentoring field was because I had so much support. I always had help….

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Profiles in Mentoring: Dr. Paul Hernandez talks mentoring, measurement, and what we can do to keep people in STEM degrees

…, who’ve really pushed the envelope in a corporate context to suggest that mentoring–1 on 1 dyadic mentoring–is fine when it works, but really, particularly for people who have less capital–less cultural, less monetary, less social capital–for them it’s particularly important to think about mentoring not as a relationship to a person, a person not as the mentor, but as the type of support you’re getting from your network. So a lot of mentoring is…

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Profiles in Mentoring: Timothy Cavell on mentoring aggressive children, chronically bullied children, and next steps for the field

…view themselves or their peers/teachers; rather, it’s much more about how mentoring can alter how peers and teachers view children who are struggling emotionally, behaviorally, and socially. It’s using mentoring to alter the social network of mentees. Mentors can help with that by showing up consistently and demonstrating to peers and teachers the value of interacting with a child that others have been devaluing.   The Chronicle: What strategies…

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The ABC of peer mentoring – what secondary students have to say about cross-age peer mentoring

…BC of peer mentoring – what secondary students have to say about cross-age peer mentoring in a regional Australian school, Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice, 18 (2), 173-185. Cross-age peer mentoring Problem: Cross-age peer mentoring is a community-based model that utilizes peer relationships in order to promote positive youth development. In order to maintain a greater degree of power imbalance t…

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Profiles in mentoring: Simon Larose on mentoring at the college level

…cision to quit were related to the institutional culture, program climate, peer pressure, and students’ feelings of efficacy. The following step was to develop a mentoring program for STEM students (MIRES) that would take into account the previous study findings and current knowledge on formal mentoring. We implemented this program in three colleges and evaluated its impact on the student motivation, career development, and perseverance in STEM pr…

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PIM follow up: Bernadine Brady takes us through her new book “Mentoring for Young People in Care and Leaving Care: Theory, Policy and Practice”

…e, because I just thought it really embodies a lot of what I’ve felt about mentoring and good mentoring relationships. So, the “power with” rather than “power over”: for me I think the power issues are really crucial in mentoring relationships. When I heard about mentoring first, I used to think it was about somebody telling you what to do or somebody thinking they knew better than you what you needed. I realized, it’s actually somebody working al…

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…Sarah Schwartz June 21, 2018   Tipping points and a path to more effective mentoring February 15, 2018   How mentors and mentoring programs can support mentees’ ethnic/racial identity June 04, 2020   What Poverty Does to the Young Brain January 19, 2020   Methods Corner: What is an effect size? November 10, 2019   On Methods: What’s a meta-analysis, anyways? November 05, 2019   How do we know that mentoring works?: The many benefits of experimenta…