All You Need To Be A Super Snap The Gap Mentor

Hi Mentors! We are so happy you are on this journey with us to close the gender gap in STEM. Thank you for your passion and dedication to getting more girls into STEM! Our program participants are incredibly lucky yo have you as their STEM champions. Did you know that Girl’s who’ve had mentors are 2.5 times more likely to feel confident in their ability to succeed in school and their careers?

 
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As you will play an important role in Snap The Gap’s success, we want to make sure you feel supported along the way. We’ve been busy pulling together training materials, session guides, and communication plans to help you be the best mentor you can be. As this is our first time running this program, we know not everything will be perfect. We will rely on you to give us feedback on these materials and help us to improve them. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at info@snapthegap.org if you have feedback or questions.

Here is an overview of what we’ve go so far:

MENTOR OVERVIEW

Our Welcome Webinar outlines program logistics and best practices for working with 10-12yo girls

 
 

GET FAMILIAR WITH SNAP THE GAP HANDS-ON LEARNING TOOLS

Learn all about littleBits! We’ve included a guide to getting started with littleBits, walkthroughs of each Kit, as well as detailed information about each Bit.

 
 

WEEKLY SESSION GUIDES

Each session will have a detailed outline complete with activities, prompts, and STEM-piration. We will send out emails prior to each session with a link to the upcoming week’’s guide. Here’s an example:

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BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE

You can also find more helpful guides and links here: https://www.snapthegap.org/mentor-training

We are excited to have you!