How to CARE? a Monday Mentoring Minute

How to CARE? a Monday Mentoring Minute

As the school year continues to wind down, we are taking the month of May to talk about how we can care for the students we mentor. …Students are more likely to listen to the adults in their lives if they know we care about them first. C.A.R.E. Hopefully by now,...
Show You Care :: May 3rd Mentoring Minute

Show You Care :: May 3rd Mentoring Minute

Believe it or not, the school year is winding down quickly! And that means that if you are a part of a school-based mentoring program like Be the One, you don’t have much time left to invest in your student before summer break starts. So, what do you...
Mentor Minute: bored and need an escape?

Mentor Minute: bored and need an escape?

Welcome back to the March Mentor Minute! This month, we’ve focused on the impact that screens and devices have on Gen Z, and how we as mentors can help teach/model a healthier approach to screen time. As we come to the end of this month, we’d like to...
Gen Z and screen time – quantity or quality?

Gen Z and screen time – quantity or quality?

Much of the discussion of Gen Z and screen time focuses on the amount (or quantity) of time that students spend on their smartphones (or screens in general). But, that’s only half of the discussion. It’s not just about quantity when it comes to talking...
Bridge or a Barrier? – March 8th Mentoring Minute

Bridge or a Barrier? – March 8th Mentoring Minute

Is your phone more of a bridge or a barrier to the people around you? Welcome back to the March Mentor Minute! This month, we’re focusing on the impact that screens and devices have on Gen Z, and how we as mentors can help teach/model a healthier approach to...