Transitions
June 28, 2018
Seedling
Transitioning to Middle or High School? Let’s Go!

Transitioning to Middle or High School? Let’s Go!

Thinking about your mentee’s journey to their new school in the fall? Your 5th or 8th grade mentee might be too, as they will be entering middle school and high school in just a few short months. The idea might be both exciting and a little scary for each of you,...

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Where Do We Go From Here?

As vaccines become more available and the world takes a few shy steps towards normalcy, we can’t help but think: “where do we go from here?” What has this past year meant for our mentees? And how do we move forward? Below are thoughts to consider as you begin thinking...

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Transitions: Tips for Mentors

Transitions: Tips for Mentors

In a normal school year, transitioning to a new school (such as Elementary to Middle or Middle to High school) can be daunting. COVID has only compounded anxiety about any changes, and that’s before considering things like returning to full classrooms. Many of our...

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From the Mentor Directors

From the Mentor Directors

The new school year is a time of transitions and new beginnings for all of us. For all of our mentors, it will mark a new chapter in your mentoring relationship, for some of you it may be the big jump from elementary to middle school. And some of you may be...

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Thinking Ahead to Transitions

Thinking Ahead to Transitions

Thinking about the future and what lies ahead for your match? Your 5th or 8th grade mentee might be too as they will be entering the 6th or 9th grade next fall! The idea might be both exciting and a little scary for each of you. When compared to the structure and...

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Tips For Transitioning

Tips For Transitioning

Give your mentee opportunities to express their feelings about the new school If your mentee isn’t bringing up the topic but you notice they are more distracted or stressed out than usual, initiate a conversation. Acknowledge the change that is coming and ask...

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What To Know When Transitioning To High School

What To Know When Transitioning To High School

Your mentee is starting high school, and so are you! To help with this transition and minimize frustration Seedling hosts a “Welcome to High School” training each Fall.  In the meantime, here are some changes coming their way. In most high schools, Seedling does not...

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