Partnership for After School Education

Issue 126

August 01, 2016

Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color

Guide to Mentoring Boys and Young Men of Color serves as a supplement to the fourth edition of Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, and includes additional recommended practices focusing on boys and young men of color (BYMOC). MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance together sponsored the creation of a guide which focuses on practices and resources useful to any mentoring program serving BYMOC and will help them ensure that their services are culturally relevant and effective in changing lives and communities.

August 01, 2016

Learning and Attention Issues -

1-in-5 students has a learning and attention issue—or a brain-based learning disability like ADHD or dyslexia that affects reading, writing, math, attention, and focus. Understood is an award-winning website offering expert-designed resources for educators and parents looking to support all learners. In collaboration with 14 founding nonprofit organizations, the National Center for Learning Disabilities operates and manages the website that includes personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more.