Mentoring isn’t about instilling in students the 3R’s; it’s about instilling in students the 3Ps: passion, persistence, and power.
As we redesign schools, we have a unique opportunity to find practices that work and use them. Mentoring is one of those practices.
eachers give tests and assign homework. I want to be a mentor. I want to support students as they create the masterpieces that will be their lives. I can only do this if we make school less about the test and more about the mission–treating students like the unique individuals they are with gifts that will change the world.