Editor’s Blog

New findings from the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring

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By Jean Rhodes For the past decade, my students, colleagues,…

Three ways that mentoring makes us informed advocates for the needs of all children

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By: Jean Rhodes "It is extraordinarily difficult to love children…

The long and winding path to adulthood

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Editor's Note: Walk into any bus terminal, coffee shop, library,…

The real mentoring gap—and what to do about it

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by Jean Rhodes If you haven’t already read Chapter 5 of…

On Mentoring and Perennials

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By Jean Rhodes and Belle Liang. Spring is in the air in Boston…

10 reasons mentors should play cards with their mentees

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by Jean Rhodes Who knew? The simple act of playing cards or…

You should sometimes talk politics and religion: Here’s why

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by Jean Rhodes I was presenting findings from my research…

A funny thing happened on the way to the Summit

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by Jean Rhodes Senator Al Franken addressed a gathering at…

From equal footing to lost ground: How can we achieve stronger effects?

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by Jean Rhodes In 1979, a young assistant professor named…

Nudging through text messages: An evidence-based role for mentors

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by Jean Rhodes As the parent of a high school junior, I can't…

Separating the wheat from the chaff in youth mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes Ron Haskins, the co-director of the Center…

The problem of the benevolent dolphin: Implications for mentoring

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 by Jean Rhodes In their new book, “Mistakes Were Made,…