Contributors’ Blog

Youth civic engagement can help uphold democracy…and mentors can help.

By Elan C. Hope (Brennan Center post) Civic engagement is…

Winner takes all?: Mentoring programs in the age of inequality

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By Jean Rhodes In his recent best-selling book, Winner Takes…

Building Relationships with Diverse Learners

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Meet Laura Tollis, an 8th-grade teacher who co-teaches math,…

On Methods: What’s a meta-analysis, anyways?

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  by Adar Ben-Eliyahu, Assistant Professor, University…

The youth mental health crisis is real, but teachers can’t solve it alone

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By David B. Shapiro and Stephanie M. Jones, Reprinted from…

The end of the Build Back Better is a gut punch to kids and poor familie

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By Stephen Seligman (OpEd, reposted from the San Francisco Chronicle) On…

When COVID robbed children of their friendships, learning suffered

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By Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, Reprinted from The Harvard Gazette After…

15 Strategies and Tips to Guide Youth in the Months Ahead

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By Robin Cox, Reprinted from Mentoring Matters Recently…

When relationships come first in schools, success follows

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By Jean Eddy and David Shapiro, Reprinted from Youth Today After…

Scaling mentoring conversations to diversify talent pipelines: An interview with Mentor Spaces’ Chris Motley

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By: Julia Freeland Fisher, Reprinted from the Christensen Institute In…

Mentoring expert, Lindsey Weiler, talks about the importance of identifying blindspots in youth mentoring

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Experts’ Corner: Mentoring in the era of COVID-19 From the…

Mentoring expert, Tim Cavell, addresses the challenges of generalizing the concept of mentoring

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Experts’ Corner: Mentoring in the era of COVID-19  From…