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Mentorships can expand students’ curricular engagement, motivation

September 15, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Schools can link students with mentors to support their academics, but also use these networks to help learners delve deeper into potential career interests.

The nonprofit CovEd, for example, started during the pandemic to connect K-12 students with college student mentors, allowing them to learn more about potential career options. In one case a mentee interested in becoming an FBI agent was paired with a college student studying criminal justice.

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