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Students, Relationships and Authentic Work

MENTORING GEMS | By Zac Burson WE ARE SEEING the value of authentic work on a daily basis as student develop and leverage relationships near and far to articulate their interests and pursue their ambitions. As we look at each … Continue reading

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Authentic Student Work: Rocket Fuel for Youth

FROM THE FOUNDER | by David Neils with Zac Burson I’M GRATEFUL FOR the opportunity to help youth maximize their potential through our International Telementor Program ( It’s humbling and inspiring to see what happens when teachers and mentors work together … Continue reading

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Interview | Kelly DeTommaso: Helping One Student at a Time

“A co-worker of mine mentioned this program to me,” says Kelly DeTommaso, an Instructional Designer and Manager of the Global Curriculum Development Team at Merck, in response to how she became an e-mentor. “I originally got involved because there was … Continue reading

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Creating a Picture of Success

by Victor Rivero AFTER 28 YEARS OF TEACHING, CATHEY CAREY has never had it so fun. But when students are obtaining remarkable, tangible improvements in their lives, that’s to be expected.  In her Career Exploration class at Airline High School … Continue reading

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