Location: Urban School
Mentees will reconnect with mentors and introduce themselves to other trios and their pod leaders.
Mentees will learn about junior year expectations and class structure.
Mentees will reflect upon summer programs and prepare to share their experiences
(12:30 - 12:45) | Social Catch-Up & Attendance
How are things going? Mentee-mentor check in
Intros within pods
(12:45 - 1:00) | Icebreaker - Yarn Toss
Ball of yarn provided by class leads
Everyone sits in a circle, one person starting with the ball of yarn
Say an interesting fact about yourself (pod leaders can provide a prompt), your name, and toss to someone else in the circle
Once everyone goes, everyone should be connected via a yarn web yay!
(1:00 - 1:20) | Summer Program Reflections
Sit/Stand activity - pod leaders can read from prompts, mentees stand if the statement applies to them
Follow - up discussion about common themes
(1:20 - 1:30) Junior Year Overview
See powerpoint in folder
(1:30 - 2:00) Goal setting for the year
Pod Leaders review the concept of S.M.A.R.T goals with mentors and mentees
Specific (simple, sensible, significant).
Measurable (meaningful, motivational).
Achievable (agreed, attainable).
Relevant (reasonable, realistic and resourced, results-based).
Time bound (time-based, time limited, time/cost limited, timely, time-sensitive).
Find the goal setting worksheet in drive folder, mentors can review goals with mentees
Share some goals with your pod, how can we help you achieve these?
(2:00 - 2:30) Summer Program Showcase work time
****Mentees to fill out survey sent in weekly reminder email if they haven’t already
We will be doing a summer program showcase next week (using slides).
Template for Summer Program Showcase slides
Junior Year Overview presentation