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. 4

“Mentor,” my mentee stuttered; he was not being his usual giddy self. “I’ve done something bad and I am afraid that if I tell anyone I am going to be in biiiig trouble.” I could see that he was genuinely scared. I encouraged him to trust me with his worst-case scenerio and assured him thatContinue reading “Mentor Tales Pt. 4”

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”