Mentor Tales Pt. 5

The first time my mentee met “Lord Tirion”, he picked up a stick and shooed him away. The little pup took this as an invitation to play. My mentee was so frightened he ran and hid behind a tree. Right then I realized that my mentee had only met one kind of dog – theContinue reading “Mentor Tales Pt. 5”

Mentor Tales Pt. 3

My mentee is shy. In a room of young people just like him his voice drowns. In fact he doesn’t contribute at all. He says he prefers to let the other kids lead – they know more than he does.  During a game of chess, he comes out of his shell. His knight corners myContinue reading “Mentor Tales Pt. 3”

MENTOR TALES Pt. 1

My mentee really wanted to read better. He is dyslexic and hates not being able to understand billboard adverts and street signs. Initially I tried to get him to read novels or short stories, which made things difficult for both of us. Then I introduced him to comic books and just like that his interestContinue reading “MENTOR TALES Pt. 1”