||Purpose of Mentors Activity:
| To identify your past and possibly
future mentors and add them to your tree if you have not already
||What is a Mentor?
|| Define the word mentor. (Enter the word mentor into the dictionary
Take this quiz:
- Name the three wealthiest people in the world.
- Name the last three Heismen trophy winners.
- Name three members of the US Women’s National Soccer
- Name three winners of the Nobel Prize or Pulitzer Prize.
- Name last year's Academy Award winner for best actress.
- Name three US vice presidents.
How did you do? The point is, few of us remember the headliners
of yesterday. These people were best in their fields, but
applause fades away, awards tarnish, and achievements are
Take this quiz:
- List teachers who have aided your journey through school.
- Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult
- Name three people who have taught you something worthwhile.
- Name a few people who have made you feel appreciated and
- Think of three people with whom you enjoy spending time.
- Name one or two heroes whose stories have inspired you.
Was this quiz easier? The people who make a difference in
your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the
most money, or the most awards. They are the ones who care
about you. Some of these people may also be your mentors.
about Dr. Jane’s mentors in her scrapbook.
||Click here to see the Mentor
Hall of Fame. Follow the links to check out some famous
mentor pairs. Then read stories about mentoring
||In your tree drawing, add your mentors as roots
in your support system.
Now, or in the future, you may
identify the need for a mentor in a certain area of your life.
Here are some helpful hints...
||Listen to Dr.
Jane tell a story of The Eagle and the Wren.