Category: Alternative Education

The Facts about Youth Mentoring

Youth mentoring includes programs that teach children to become healthy adults. They do this by providing services, opportunities, and supports that help youth develop characteristics that help youth transition …

Mentor Limitation

Having been a mentor and coach to youth for over 25 years, many lessons have become clear in the limitations of dealing with kids. Being a mentor or coach …

Online Education

Online courses have been increasingly popular for college students.  You may have seen television advertisements encouraging them to enroll in online classes.  One of the common reasons online courses …

Brain Based Learning

The Brain-Based Learning Theory Neuroscience has disclosed important information about the brain and how it learns. It has uncovered “unprecedented revolution of knowledge about the human brain, including how …

Distance Learning

Distance learning is the best choice for some students. Many students have a negative idea about distance learning, as they feel there is very little interaction with teachers and peers, …

Diversity – Yes

What’s the Difference On the surface, one might feel that the race of either the mentor or the mentee influences the mentoring process. Unfortunately, the wider population tend to …

Unschooling

Unschooling.  It’s a buzz word.  We’ve heard about it on USA Today.  We’ve heard it associated with whole foods, the hippie movement, and anarchy – but for those of …