A temporary strategy designed to improve virtual learning has become a successful schoolwide policy that supports students and teachers. By Trevor Gardner, Reprinted from Edutopia This was a typical day in the fall of 2021 at my school: Brenda, both an alum of the school and an academic mentor, sits beside a student in Ms. […]
Peaslee, L., Teye, A. C., & Baker, J. S. (2022). Promising practices for improving the match outcomes of young children: An evaluation of the school-based literacy-enhanced mentoring (LEM) program. Child & Youth Care Forum. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-022-09675-z Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although recent research indicates that instrumental relationship styles can strengthen school-based mentoring, there’s […]
By Kristen Harper, Reprinted from Child Trends Introduction Chairman Sablan, Ranking Member Owens, and members of the Subcommittee—I thank you for elevating the important issue of creating healthy and supportive schools for all of our nation’s children and youth. Please accept my testimony on behalf of Child Trends, a nonpartisan research institute known for its […]
Reprinted from the Search Institute How well is your organization doing at creating an equitable relational climate where all young people have access to the resources and relationships they need to thrive? Creating more equitable climates in our classrooms and programs takes knowledge, investment, and resources. Search Institute’s Rooted in Relationships model is a research-based […]
Source: National Mentoring Resource Center, MENTOR, & UVA School of Education & Human Development. By Michael Lyons, Reprinted from Youth-Nex Highlights: Mentoring programs have long valued academic-related goals for their services, where many target academic enrichment or emphasize college access and educational attainment as outcomes. To understand this connection better, I co-authored a report that […]
Crouch, E., Smith, H. P., & Andersen, T. S. (2022). An examination of caregiver incarceration, positive childhood experiences, and school success. Children and Youth Services Review, 133, 106345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2021.106345 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Although previous studies have investigated family & school connectedness and lifetime educational achievements of incarcerated adults, there aren’t as many that […]
Prioritizing Connections During National Mentoring Month Thursday, January 27 at 3 pm PT / 6 pm ET National Mentoring Month is a great time for educators to share the connection strategies they use with students to support meaningful relationships in their classrooms. In this webinar, you will learn how relationship building practices align with learning […]
The “SEL Mindsets and Practices to #KnowEachStudent” webinar, which included speakers from Along, Educating All Learners Alliance (EALA), and Understood, focused on ways that educators and students can create a sense of belonging in the classroom every day. To learn more about strategies for creating positive teacher-student relationships, watch the full webinar here.
By Lauren Barack, Reprinted from K12 Dive Dive Brief: Not every educator comes into the classroom knowing how to create and sustain solid and ongoing relationships with their students — but they can learn, according to an article in Edutopia. To start, educators can work on strengthening their own listening skills by building “empathic listening,” […]
Walker, S., & Graham, L. (2021). At risk students and teacher-student relationships: Student characteristics, attitudes to school and classroom climate. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 25(8), 896–913. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2019.1588925 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Youth relationships with non-parental adults play an increasingly important role in youth development as they grow older and further their education. This […]
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- AlongMarch 30, 2022 -
In support of our continued conversation on how to support today’s youth, this issue of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is proudly sponsored by Along, a free digital tool designed to support educators to build developmental relationships with their students in easy and fun ways.
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
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