The Secret of Self-ControlIn September, The New York Times published an important piece in which Professor Walter Mischel, creator of the legendary marshmallow test, discusses the importance – and the learned skill – of self-control. He says
Big ResultsOver the last 12 months, you have helped Grand Area Mentoring reach major mile-stones. Last year we set a high point for the number of youth served: 76. Of those, a record 74%
A Win for HappinessDid you see Grand Area Mentoring’s report from last school year? It was awesome. You helped Grand County’s at-risk students get better grades, attend school more often, and improve their social skills.
Catch Up Over LunchMentors and students may meet at HMK’s cafeteria, during FREE SUMMER LUNCH.
Stress (less)Optimal Interventions
The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring posted a powerful article by Dr. Jack Shankoff about improving child outcomes. Here are some of the highlights that have direct applications to mentoring.