Positive Youth Development has been found to be far more effective with all students, especially those who are marginalized. Merge Education offers resources for teachers and mentors to develop their capacity to work positively and effectively with youth.

March 2, 2022
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Anchor Points for Youth Development

Why Use Anchor Points to Assess Youth? Youth development practitioners often find that anchor points do exactly as their name implies: they anchor the teaching by […]
June 23, 2021
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The Best Assessment for Youth Development Programs

The Best Assessment for Youth Development Programs If you and your teachers think most assessment for youth development is senseless, you’re in good company. In fact, […]
April 24, 2020
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Group Mentoring for Positive Youth Development

Group Mentoring for Positive Youth Development Often thought of as a one-on-one experience, mentoring is really a way of being with students. A mentoring orientation is […]
April 22, 2020
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Strengths-Based Mentoring and the Teaching Experience

Strengths-based Mentoring Transformed my Teaching Experience Strengths-based mentoring changed the way I teach. Now I look only for the good, knowing that the weaknesses will diminish […]