"Thou hast only to follow the wall far enough and there will be a door in it." Marquerite de Angeli
Putting research into action, seven colleges and universities in Maine worked under a grant from the U.S. Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to develop the College Community Mentoring Project. Learn more about the guide to replicate the this program.
Quote: "Advice from a tree: stand tall and proud, go out on a limb, remember your roots, drink plenty of water, enjoy the view"
Quote - "The simple wonder of nature will never be surpassed by the glow of a screen."
Poster Quote - "Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be." Karen Ravn
If your organization, whether a school or youth-serving organization, is striving to implement the Developmental Asset® framework, you’ll want to consider ways to sustain the focus on integrating these principles into daily practice. A great way to do that is to infuse your staff/faculty meetings with simple strategies. Try these.
Use this simple Relationship Plan to intentionally consider how you will increase the level of relationship with each young person in your sphere of influence . . . but particularly those you know less well. For those of you in education settings, you are accustomed to building lesson plans. This tool helps you put the value of RELATIONSHIPS on par with curricular content.
Read about this favorite strategy to increase participant engagement, provide opportunity to integrate learning, and deepen retention of content. It's simple and effective.
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