Category Archives: Mentoring Gems

Mentoring helps professionals gain insight, impact students’ lives

The International Telementor Program pairs students throughout the world with professionals from companies like Hewlett-Packard, Inc., Google and MasterCard who work with them on a variety of projects ranging from college and career planning to wetland conservation and wildlife habitat restoration … Continue reading

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Planting business seeds and growing change agents

Lynne Chrismer, marketing teacher at Holt High School in Wentzville, Missouri, could be called a high-tech farmer. She continuously plants seeds of business savviness and harvests crops of students who are change agents for the world. With support from the … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions: What Are Iterations?

CATHY SOWARD IS a mentor from HP. She recently assisted a student from Topeka, Kansas. In her messages, she includes simple yet powerful concepts. Iteration is the act of repeating a process with the aim of approaching a desired goal, … Continue reading

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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 (telementor.org). It’s humbling and inspiring to see what happens when teachers and mentors work together … Continue reading

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Amazing Stories of Transformed Teens

MENTORING GEMS | by Zac Burson A NUMBER OF THE FEATURED STUDENTS IN this issue of Telementor have developed career and education plans over multiple school years with the aid of multiple mentors. Ideally, all ITP students would receive the same … Continue reading

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