E-Mentoring: Best Practices for Mentoring During Social Distancing - Part 1
With schools and youth development organizations closed due to COVID-19, there are new opportunities for you to grow the impact of your mentoring.
Traditionally, mentors meet up with young people in person, but our current unusual reality gives a reason for mentors to embrace what we at PEAK are calling “e-mentoring.”
So how does one engage in e-mentoring?
E-mentoring happens when mentors use technology as a vehicle for deepening their mentoring relationship.
For e-learning equipped schools: six key conversation-starting questions to ask, when checking in with your student.
How are you adjusting to your e-learning arrangement?
What’s been your greatest challenge?
What specific classes would you like support in?
What do you like/dislike about this unusual arrangement and how might this situation help you in the future?
What are you doing for fun when you’re not doing school work?
FOR SENIORS: Is there any support I can give to you in preparation for graduation and college in the fall?
What are some free video platforms for connecting during social distancing?