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Mentoring the Next Generation: Michael Benko at TEDx

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Volunteering can be a multi-generational family affair

By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor  Fifty-something Linda Meadows, a volunteer with the AmeriCorps Reading Partners program, is tutoring students at the library of Cherry Hill Elementary in south Baltimore, a low-income, mostly African-American neighborhood. “I...
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Mentors can help students overcome math anxiety

Even students who perform extremely well on math exams can suffer from anxiety. And the better a student does at math, the more strongly anxiety will drag his or her performance down, new research shows. And the relationship between anxiety and achievement holds true...
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Mentors Aren’t Made of Money

The temptation is common, and your intentions are good. Your relationship with your mentee is new. You want to give him the opportunity to experience things he may not get to do very often, if at all. There are so many possibilities: amusement parks, zoos, museums,...

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