I've heard that "every troubled teen is a mentor away from a success story" but i like this, because everyone troubled or not deserves someone who believes in them...thanks to all my mentors! i love you all!
I want to have an open relationships with my students and I want them to feel safe discussing any topics, including the more difficult ones like race, culture, religion, etc. I think this saying hanging in the class will foster that idea and is a good way to show your students you are a person always willing to learn and be there for them. This is part of creating a prosocial environment, as our text described in Chapter 4. by staci