STEM Activities

The following websites are good resources for STEM-related activities that mentors and mentees can enjoy together. www.sciencebuddies.org makezine.com/projects/ www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments tinkering.exploratorium.edu/projects www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/science/pr_investigating.html

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Youth Engaged 4 Change

Youth Engaged 4 Change is a resource for programs, mentors, and most specifically for mentees launched by the Federal Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, led by the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with youth. It features information about internships, speaking engagements, conferences, stories about young “change makers” who have triumphed in[...]

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Parent Toolkit from NBC News Education Nation

Based on the premise that children whose parents are involved in their education do better in school, NBC News Education Nation recently created an easily accessible Parent Toolkit in English and Spanish to help parents participate in their children’s academic success and personal growth. This is a great resource for mentoring programs to share with[...]

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The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

The Mentoring Effect, commissioned by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, is a compelling new report informed by the first-ever nationally representative survey of young people on the topic of both informal and formal mentoring. The findings of this report are consistent with a powerful mentoring effect as demonstrated by the life experiences of the young[...]

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College Positive Toolkit

Mentor Michigan and the Michigan College Compact developed the College Positive Mentoring Toolkit to provide mentors with information, conversation starters, match activity ideas, and ready-to-use activities, to help their mentees take important steps toward higher education. Although some of the activities and resources are specific to Michigan, they can easily be adapted to North Carolina-specific[...]

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