Telementoring Projects



   Basically, a Telementoring Projects is an electronic version of the traditional mentoring relationship.  A student is matched up with a professional (business person, scientist, etc.) who then shares his/her expertise and experience in a mutually beneficial relationship.  The professional is known as a mentor and the student is known as the protégé.

  To begin with, let's look at an already existing telementoring project. One of the best projects is called the International Telementor Program initiated by Hewlett-Packard in 1995. It focuses on math, science, communication skills and career/education planning and links teachers, students and mentors together electronically using the Internet to work on specific math and science projects. 

  Please note that the next page as well as several that follow use frames and therefore you will not be able to bookmark (Netscape Navigator) or add individual pages to your favorites (Internet Explorer).  However, you can return to this exploration at any time to see these sites again. Ready to see an example?  Let's go . . .

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