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Personalized learning in schools has implications for mentoring programs too

By Emily Berman, for the Huffington Post

Tara’s eyes lit up in a way I had not seen before. I could almost hear what she was thinking: “Felicia is amazing.” Felicia, a local organizer for the NAACP, had just given … Read the rest

School-based mentoring associated with improved parent and teacher relationships

summarized by Laura Yoviene

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Chan, C., Rhodes, J., Howard, W., Schwartz, S., Lowe, & S. Herrera, C. (2013). Pathways of influence in school-based mentoring: The mediating role of parent and teacher relationships. Journal of School Psychology, 51, 129-142.

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K-12 Corner: "You can't give what you ain't got" - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

School-based mentoring: You can’t give what you ain’t got

Michael Karcher - Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoringpost by Michael Karcher

Recently I was talking with some mentors and program coordinators in Rochester, NY. We talked about school-based mentors who volunteer to enter the schools to work with youth. That lead to a discussion of natural mentors–remember … Read the rest