Conversation Starters—For When My Mentee Won’t Talk: Sometimes we are matched to quiet, introverted kids and it can be hard to get them talking. Here you will find some suggestions on how to start conversations with non-threatening, and sometimes humorous, questions to get your young person to open up. Also included in this section is a story from an actual mentor about how to handle a difficult conversation.
1. If you could be granted one wish what would it be and why? 2. If you could be any famous person, who would you be and why? 3. If you would change one thing about school, what would you change and why? 4. If you could possess a special talent what would it [...]