My first official mentor was my high school counselor, but I had many casual mentors before then. A mentor does not need to hold an official title to be worthy of a mentor relationship.
My first mentor was the best at asking great questions. It documents her desire to fit in, her worries about the war, and her experiences as a first-timer at summer camp. Since there are a few instances in the book that may be innappropriate for young readers, I would probably use it with 5th grade and up. Open Preview See a Problem? Sep 27, Austin rated it liked it. Could we reach a state of being where students openly discussed their struggles along with triumphs at the lunch table, in the classroom, and in the dorms? Now, she just has to convince her family.
Mentor relationships can also vary in length; some serve the purpose of a few conversations, while others grow into close friendships over time. Some mentors serve as your cheerleader, confidant, wise advisor, or thought provoker.
Mentors can be one-sided or mutually serving. I even consider some of my favorite authors and podcast hosts to be sources of mentorship. My first mentor was the best at asking great questions. When my mentor started asking me questions and I had to come up with answers myself, it was hard.
But then I gained the confidence and skills of how to seek out answers myself. This was one of the most powerful tools my mentor gave me. This is also a powerful tool we get to offer to students when we ask them meaningful questions. Anyone can be a mentor. We all have insights, experiences, and support to offer to each other.
Cross-discipline mentors can open our worldview and enhance our ability to understand students and education from a new viewpoint.
Those who entered the world of higher education from a different field bring creativity and new perspectives to the work we do. Know that your unique life experiences and skills are something that you bring to any mentor relationship. I find myself sometimes saying yes to so many projects and people without taking a deep breath and deciding which activities might not serve me at that time. This may be a perfect time in your life to reach out to new mentor, or serve as a mentor to others.
You may have an hour per week available, or you may decide to get in touch with your mentor once per month. Mentorship can serve a wonderful purpose when done in a way that serves your time, your energy level, and your needs in this current life season. We need to know that we are not alone in our cubicle or office; we are truly stronger together.
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Skip to main content. Mentors come in many shapes and sizes My first official mentor was my high school counselor, but I had many casual mentors before then. Anyone can be a mentor We all have insights, experiences, and support to offer to each other. I'd recommend it to someone who likes wars and drama. I think that many other people would like it more than me, it just wasn't my type of book. Mar 11, Miss Amanda rated it it was ok Shelves: When Annie is invited to attend a Quaker camp for a few weeks, Annie sees it as a perfect opportunity to be on her own.
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