Tag Archive for: cross-aged mentorships

New study examines effects of cross-age mentoring on mentors of color from low-income, urban communities

Quimby, D., Richards, M., Onyeka, O. “Cynthia,” Miller, K., Tyson-McCrea, K., Smith, Z., & Denton, D. (2022). The effects of cross-age peer mentoring on adolescent mentors of color residing in low income, urban communities. Youth & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118X221115761 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Evidence indicates that cross-age peer mentoring can benefit adolescent mentors. Given that […]

New meta-analysis assesses cross-age peer mentoring for youth

Burton, S., Raposa, E. B., Poon, C. Y. S., Stams, G. J. J. M., & Rhodes, J. (2021). Cross-age peer mentoring for youth: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12579 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: This meta-analysis a) predicted the overall effect sizes of cross-age mentoring programs via a multilevel meta-analytic approach and b) […]

Co-constructing knowledge with youths: How Relationships Motivation Theory (RMT) can promote positive cross-aged mentorships?

Dantzer, B., & Perry, N. (2021). Co-constructing knowledge with youth: What high-school aged mentors say and do to support their mentees’ autonomy, belonging, and competence. Educational Action Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/09650792.2021.1968457 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Researchers have historically worked with other adults to better understand the needs of youths without highlighting their voices. Some scholars are […]