The Gates Foundation took on the challenge of improving postsecondary advising with the goal of improving advice for students at all achievement levels. Learn more here:
By: Rachelle Dene Poth. What are some of the qualities that they had which made them a good mentor and why? For me, I felt comfortable talking with my mentor, being open to the feedback that I would receive, and I knew that my mentor was available to support me when I needed.
This year I have a group of really hard working, dedicated students who will rise to the occasion every single time I raise the bar, and I want to keep them excited to learn. Here are three tips to stoke the fires of these students who are already burning brightly.
By: Dr. Nathan Dolenc. K-12 robotics programs have become increasingly popular in the past decade, and having mentors for students is an important part of the learning process. Here are the advantages to both high and low mentor involvement on these teams.
By: Katie Goddard. We need to make a conscious effort to create an environment where kids feel safe and comfortable in sharing their growth and development with us. Mentoring is the key to make this free exchange of ideas possible.
Many new teacher guides focus on carefully planning your gradebook ahead of time, but an innovative teacher should always plan learning outcomes first. As we develop these mentorship programs, we need to ensure that our new teachers are receiving guidance towards better teaching practices, and the books and guides available to new teachers need to catch up.