Peer Mentoring Pairs Older Students With Fifth Graders

For six years a successful program for peer mentoring pairs older students with fifth graders.  It’s increased in popularity, as fully half the fifth graders have signed up to be assigned a peer mentor in seventh or eighth grade.  This year, 66 mentors have...

Students Tutor Each Other

Through a unique pilot program, students tutor each other in math and develop relationships with children of different grade levels. A pilot tutoring program was created in Avon Ohio by guidance counselor Jessica Stringer, for Avon Heritage South and North Buildings....

Peer Ambassadors Thwart Middle School Bullying

In day to day situations that many adults do not witness peer ambassadors thwart middle school bullying. “There’s a lot of drama going on right now in the seventh grade,” seventh grader Mauricio Esqueda said. He and more than two dozen other students...

Students Pass Positive Notes to Each Other

Passing notes in school is nothing new, but passing positive notes is helping to create a culture of resistance to bullying at one school. At D.C. Everest Middle School in Wisconsin, each student was greeted in the morning with a handwritten sticky note that contained...