September 4, 2021

How to Assess Challenged Students After-School

How to Assess Challenged Students After-School Skill-building programs often ask if SETS could assess challenged students they mentor. Our answer? SETS was developed for you! Assessing […]
April 21, 2021
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5 Ways to Assess After-school Outcomes

5 Ways to Assess After-school Outcomes (and why you should) If you run a small after-school program, you’ve probably had some challenges finding an evaluation tool […]
April 24, 2020
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Strengths-Based Creativity: a Total Experience

Strengths-based Creativity: a Total Experience Strengths-based creativity provides relevancy in learning. This means that for a student to learn, her experience needs to consistently contain meaning […]
April 24, 2013
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The Arts and Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time

The Arts and Trauma: An Answer to the Cry of Our Time Interview with Bill Rossi, 2009 Digging in to look for the life within us […]
April 24, 2019
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At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity

At-Risk Youth: Trauma and Creativity Since trauma creates tension that often feels unbearable, people have no choice but to find a release. A hallmark feature of […]
April 24, 2020

Group Mentoring After-School

Group Mentoring After-School Often thought of as a one-on-one experience, mentoring is really a way of being with students. A mentoring orientation is also very effective […]
April 22, 2020

My Teaching Experience Before Strengths-Based Mentoring

My Teaching Experience Before Strengths-based Mentoring Over recent years I have been struck by the feeling that our young people are falling through the cracks. Without […]
April 24, 2019

Arts-Based Mentoring Trumps Standards-Based Education

Arts-Based Mentoring Trumps Standards-Based Education Imposed knowledge never becomes real knowledge; that can only come from within. Arts-based mentoring empowers students to learn creatively, from the […]