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Mentoring gives a second chance to college students with mental health struggles

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 20, 2017 3479

Written by Megan Thielking, www.statnews.com Evan Jones was excited when he signed up for a contemporary art class at community college. Then the professor announced the course would focus heavily on class participation. “That was the first class that I dropped,” he said. Jones’s persistent, severe anxiety has shadowed him for years. He’s struggled to […]


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Can a book replace face-to-face mentoring?

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 20, 2017 3479

Written by Justin Preston In a recent post, Jesse Wisnewski stated the claim that, for those having trouble finding an in-person mentor, learning from the books teaching the lessons of history can be a useful supplement. To be clear, Wisnewski is not saying that reading a book is the same as having a face-to-face conversation […]


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New research: Acting as a mentor associated with civic engagement years later

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 20, 2017 3479

Goldner, L. & Golan, D. (2017). The long-term effects of youth mentoring on student mentors’ civic engagement attitudes and behavior. Journal of Community Psychology, 00, 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/jcop.21886 Summarized by Justin Preston Introduction So often, research focuses on the implications of mentoring for the mentee. This is, of course, a vitally important piece of the […]


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How to Use Data to Create Small Reading Groups

Northwest Evaluation Association - December 14, 2017 3166

As educators, we constantly hear how important data collection is, but are often not given the tools for what to do with data. We need to change... Continue Reading


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The 5 most popular Chronicle posts of 2017

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 12, 2017 3043

by Jean Rhodes The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring was launched in September, 2012, making 2017 its fifth year anniversary.  Since its launch, we have posted 1,200 article summaries, forums, profiles, and news articles, attracting over a 1.6 million page views from our 8,100 subscribers and tens of thousands of visitors each month. Interestingly,  only 80% of our audience is […]


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Three ways mentoring can help disrupt the growing racial wealth divide

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 07, 2017 2759

Written by Justin Preston In a pair of new studies conducted at Yale University and the Institute for Policy Studies, researchers identified a troubling trend in the United States: The racial wealth divide is worse than we realize, and we are only growing further apart. How bad is it? According to a study conducted by […]


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New webinar from MENTOR: Mentoring Youth in Foster Care

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 07, 2017 2758

Mentoring Youth in Foster Care: Considerations and Strategies (Thu, Dec 21, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EST) Click here to register! Approximately 400,000 young people in the United States are in foster care on any given day[i], many of whom have experienced trauma and adversity beyond their peers. These young people face unique challenges, […]


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Ollie Cantos, mentor-turned-father, discusses the legacy of mentoring

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 07, 2017 2758

by Ollie Cantos In August, I was privileged to be inducted into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame by the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC). I was honored over the fact that mine was the first induction ceremony to be organized for an individual. Held at the U.S. Department of Education and including […]


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Mentors can help their mentees get the most out of the movies they watch

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 07, 2017 2758

Posted by Katie Bohn, futurity.org Children can benefit from both the positive and negative themes of a movie by watching and discussing the film with a parent or other adult, research shows. Researchers analyzed popular children’s movies and ranked their most common positive and negative themes. While the most common positive theme was the importance […]


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New research outlines 9 steps in using mentoring to boost physical activity in youth

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - December 07, 2017 2758

Smith, L. & Petosa, R. (2016). A structured peer-mentoring method for physical activity behavior change among adolescents. The Journal of the School of Nursing, 32(5), 315-323. Summarized by Justin Preston As the winter months roll in, a time typically reserved for hibernating and reduced physical activity more generally, new research has outlined an approach for […]


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Igniting a Universal Design Mindset on Campus

Educause Review - December 03, 2017 2580

Search Advertisement Igniting a Universal Design Mindset on Campus Authors: by , Adam Nemeroff and Patricia Lopez Published: Monday, December 4, 2017 "How does this kitchen look like other kitchens you've seen? How does it look different?" an instructional designer asks students in a course called Global Poverty and Care. Several students raise their hands. "Those handles look easy to grab," one says. "The counters look like they can accommodate wheelchairs and kids!" another one shares. "Look! You can't make a mess on the counter.

New review of E-mentoring research from NMRC

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 22, 2017 1949

Written by Justin Preston Just last month, the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) released a review of the latest research on electronic mentoring, or e-mentoring. The report, written by Michelle Kaufman of Johns Hopkins University, is organized around four distinct questions related to e-mentoring: What is the documented effectiveness of this approach to mentoring? What […]


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New research identifies links between mentee strain and mentors’ response strategies

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 22, 2017 1949

Wesely, J., Dzoba, N., Miller, H. & Rasche, C. (2016). Mentoring at-risk youth: An examination of strain and mentor response strategies. American Journal of Criminal Justice. DOI:10.1007/s12103-016-9353-7 Summarized by Justin Preston   Introduction Mentoring, in its various forms, has long been touted as a way of offering support and guidance to at-risk youth. While the […]


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The story of the Navy’s first African American aviator is a story of mentoring, too

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 22, 2017 1949

Written by Justin Preston With the passing of Medal of Honor recipient Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., CNN has posted a wonderful story (Note: some language used in the article may be offensive to readers) on Hudner’s relationship with the Navy’s first African American aviator, Jesse Leroy Brown. Below is the opening excerpt from the story: […]


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Five factors that explain our field’s resistance to evidence-based practice

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring - November 22, 2017 1944

by Jean Rhodes Over the past few decades, considerable federal, state, and foundation resources have been invested in research and evaluation aimed at improving the evidence base of youth mentoring. This can be seen in the rigorous evaluations of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, the National Guard Youth […]


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