Thursday, October 10, 2013

Group mentoring

Michigan State University, October 8, 2013

"When most people hear the word mentor they think of a traditional one-on-one relationship between an adult and a young person. Over the past few decades, the definition of mentoring has expanded to include virtual relationships, peer relationships and group relationships. Group mentoring brings a small group of young people (usually four or fewer) together with a mentor. While the mentoring relationship is the primary goal, many programs focus on a project or topic to give the group something to work on together. Programs like Michigan 4-H Tech Wizards provide a great example of how group mentoring can lead to a myriad of positive outcomes for youth and a memorable experience for volunteers." Read More

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