Editor’s Blog

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…

Search and you shall find!: (Re)discovering a treasure-trove of articles and stories

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  by Jean Rhodes Since 2012, the Chronicle of Evidence-Based…

How cognitive biases shape our beliefs about mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes When we hear the word  “bias,” we instinctively…

Two new studies highlight the need for more targeted mentoring

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by Jean Rhodes Doctoral student, Alejandro Vázquez, and his…

5 features of highly effective mentoring relationships

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by Jean Rhodes Mentoring programs can vary widely, but all…

Mentoring youth in a divided nation

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by Jean Rhodes In a recent New York Times column, Thomas…

The mentoring paradox: Striking a balance in our work with youth

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by Jean Rhodes In recent months, I have joined the chorus…

The answers to these 3 questions may rock your world

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by Jean Rhodes Taken the quiz? Good. Now let's explore…

Embedded mentoring: An idea whose time has come

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by Jean Rhodes

Imagine if students were told to pack up their bags and drop out of school whenever their teachers decided to move, retire, or take medical leave? As they emptied their desks, some might be disappointed and wonder what they and their classmates had done to drive their dear teacher away. Fortunately, most schools are robust systems that can absorb the loss of any given teacher.

What do Americans think (and do) about mentoring?: Important new report sheds light

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by Jean Rhodes and Matthew Hagler With the release of a comprehensive…

Shoulda. coulda. woulda: What listening to Joe Durlak might have done

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by Jean Rhodes In 1979, a young psychologist named Joe Durlak…

New study shows lifelong influence of mentors: But there's a catch

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 by Jean E. Rhodes It almost goes without saying that natural…