With the help and guidance of a mentor, each
child can discover how to unlock and achieve his or her potential. A
mentor is a wise and trusted guide and advisor. They could be a parent, teacher or peer. The resources listed
plans, workshop ideas, interactive learning games, quizzes, expert tips
and mentoring organizations.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Addressing all aspects of effective teaching and learning—such as
professional development, educational leadership, and capacity building.
ASCD offers broad, multiple perspectives—across all education
professions—in reporting key policies and practices.
The Encyclopaedia of Informal Education
InfEd's aim is to provide a space for people to explore the theory and practice of
informal education and lifelong learning. In particular, we want to encourage
educators to develop ways of working and being that foster association,
conversation and relationship.
This handbook was created by the Lemelson-MIT Program to address the
independent inventor's and aspiring entrepreneur's most frequently asked
questions regarding United States patents.
The Kinetic City after school program provides kids in grades 3 through
5 a fun, entertaining way to learn standards-based science. It is the
ideal combination of technology and hands-on collaboration. Kinetic
City is produced by the American Association for the Advancement of
Science, with support from the National Science Foundation .
The Laboratory That Never Sleeps!
the MadSci Network. We use the web to unite hundreds of scientists in a
forum where people can ask questions and learn more about the world
around them. The accumulating body of information is maintained as a
searchable resource on the WWW.
Leonardo's fascination with machines probably began during his boyhood. The workshop is
presented at the Museum of Science Web site.
The two types of mentoring are natural mentoring and planned mentoring. Natural
mentoring occurs through friendship, collegiality, teaching, coaching, and
counseling. In contrast, planned mentoring occurs through structured programs in
which mentors and participants are selected and matched through formal
To further the progress of women and others underrepresented in scientific and
technical fields through the use of a dynamic, technology-supported mentoring
network. To advance individuals and society, and enhance engineering and related
sciences, by promoting a diversified, expanded and talented global workforce.
Mentors -- Peer Resources
The Greek origin of mentoring is challenged, but its power is indisputable. We
separate myth from fact, list famous mentors, provide real-life stories, and
reveal expert tips.
The National Mentoring Center
By working as an intermediary between funding agencies and local programs, the
primary goal of the NMC is to improve the quality and safety of mentoring
programs. By strengthening program practices, we help to improve the positive
outcomes for youth at the program level.
National Mentoring Partnership
For more than a decade, MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership has been working
to expand the world of quality mentoring. MENTOR believes that, with the help
and guidance of an adult mentor, each child can discover how to unlock and
achieve his or her potential. MENTOR is widely acknowledged as the nation's
premier advocate and resource for the expansion of mentoring initiatives
Parent / Teacher Educational Activites
The site includes interactive learning games, quizzes, and worksheet generator
tools by subject (creative arts, foreign languages, language arts, math,
science, social studies), articles, literacy coloring pages and more.
Physical Sciences Information Gateway
PSIgate is a free service that offers access to high quality Web resources in
the physical sciences; there are currently 13850 resources in astronomy,
chemistry, earth sciences, materials sciences, physics, and general science
A knowledge resource for a wide range of subject matter. Consists of over 700
pages of information.
Teachers' Domain is an online educational service with two related components —
collections and courses — that help teachers enhance their students' learning
experiences and advance their own teaching skills.