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Where Do We Go From Here?

As vaccines become more available and the world takes a few shy steps towards normalcy, we can’t help but think: “where do we go from here?” What has this past year meant for our mentees? And how do we move forward? Below are thoughts to consider as you begin thinking of mentoring beyond COVID. It [...]

Virtual Mentoring Instructions for Mentors

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Virtual Mentoring Activity Ideas

Mad Libs The Great New Toy Make Me a Video Game My Day as an Author At the Fun Park A Day at the Zoo In the Jungle At the Arcade Our Solar System What happens when a Unicorn Poops? Principal for a Day Bookish Birthday Halloween Games Battleship Would You Rather #1 Would You [...]

The Virtual Mentoring Platform

In the December Mentor Training, we demonstrated the functions and features of the virtual mentoring platform.  We also gave tips on how to overcome common technology obstacles. An encore presentation is scheduled for January 22nd (watch your inbox for the invitation) for anyone who missed it the first time, or who would simply like to [...]

Talking With Your Mentee About Being Online

Mentoring online provides you the unique opportunity to reconnect with your mentee virtually, but also to facilitate a conversation with them about their online experiences. A conversation with your mentee doesn’t have to revolve exclusively around internet safety, but can also help them learn how to better navigate the online world.  There is plenty to [...]

Seedling Mentors, We’ve Got This!

Welcome back Mentors!  We are excited to reconnect with you and begin supporting your Seedling mentoring match.  While beginning the school year mentoring through a computer screen may seem less than personal, Seedling has employed a virtual platform specifically designed for individual mentoring.  We are certain that with a little practice and preparation, your mentoring [...]

Cultivating Patience

Lately, it seems like everything in the world is happening at once. It’s easy to get caught up in the rush of deadlines, news, and the daily grind, and feel like we have to demonstrate tangible success every day. Research of human growth and development tells us that sometimes the best groundwork for cultivating relationships [...]

Are You Ready, Mentors?

Over the summer, Seedling has been busy preparing for how you can connect with your mentee during the COVID pandemic. Virtual mentoring is new for us, but we are up for the challenge to ensure you have what you need to be successful! Our goal for mentoring remains for you to be a caring adult [...]

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