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Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Bassill's group Action Research and Learning (OHATS) - archive
"The OHATS that was created in 2007 by volunteers from India has not been available since 2019. Archived versions are available, but do not provide enough information.Thus, I was pleased to find a 2001 archive this week that describes what OHATS…"
Sep 13
Obeten Mbang posted a status
"Happy to finally be approved here. My name is Obeten Mbang from Nigeria."
Apr 24
Obeten Mbang is now a member of Tutor/Mentor Connection
Apr 24
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"View the August 2022 Tutor/Mentor eNews at https://tutormentorexchange.net/2022-enews/august-2022-enews."
Aug 17, 2022
Daniel Bassill posted a status
"Ning wants me to migrate to Ning 3.0. If I do it costs me more and the albums feature does not work. I don't like the choices."
Aug 17, 2022
Daniel Bassill commented on Song Mi Lee's blog post What I've been Doing for T/MC and What I've Learned from T/MC
"This graphic can be seen in this video. "
Jun 7, 2022
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"Yesterday I was honored to speak about mentoring, mentoring programs and the Tutor/Mentor Connection with Aliyu B Solomon, who I first met in this Ning group in the late 2000s.  We've stayed connected since 2013, mostly on Twitter.  I…"
Apr 13, 2022
Daniel Bassill commented on Eunjin Cho's group Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC
"The Tutor/Mentor Intern blog, started by Michael Tam in 2006, has been averaging more than 8600 visits per month for the past 6 months of 2021. I hope that leads to many universities wanting to create Tutor/Mentor Connection teams that do exactly…"
Feb 1, 2022

Blog Posts


When, in 2018, then presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) said, in the second round of elections, that he would “put an end to all activism in Brazil”, civil society organizations and social movements collectively signed a declaration of repudiation which cited a study carried out by IPEA (Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas), in 2017, reporting the existence of 820,000 NGOs. Also according to the signatory organizations, it was a volunteer network at around millions of…


Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on January 25, 2022 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Some considerations on social services reform based on the vision of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago

In 1991, four researchers from the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago presented to the city, faced with rising poverty and violence, particularly among young people, an alternative vision of reforming the social services system, with a focus on social services to support youth and families. With funding from an intermediary, the Chicago Community Trust, worth $30 million - $65 million in current values - this proposal was initially tested in 7 low-income…


Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Algumas considerações sobre reformas dos serviços sociais com base na visão do Centro para Crianças da Universidade de Chicago.

Em 1991, quatro pesquisadores de um centro para crianças chamado Chapin Hall Center for Children, na Universidade de Chicago, apresentaram à cidade confrontada pelo aumento da pobreza e da violência, principalmente entre jovens, uma visão alternativa de reforma do sistema de serviços sociais, tendo como foco os serviços sociais de apoio às juventudes e às famílias. Com o financiamento de uma intermediária, a Chicago Community Trust, no valor de $ 30 milhões – $ 65 milhões em valores atuais…


Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Facilitated meetings - much changed since 1990s

 In the early 1990s I became aware of something called Group Systems, which was a meeting facilitation aid, where everyone used computers to brainstorm ideas, then to organize and vote on them.  In this Feb 2020 blog article I include a quote from a 2000 article about group systems. 

Much has changed since the 1990s. Today I participated in a webinar…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on July 8, 2021 at 2:45pm

Archive of Twitter posts using Wakelet

 I post messages daily intended to draw visitors to my blogs and use hashtags like #tutor #mentor #learning to narrow the focus.

This week I learned about Wakelet which is a platform to archive and share collections of Tweets, based on specific #hashtags.

This graphic shows five collections on my page that I created in just a few minutes. 

See this…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on February 7, 2018 at 5:41pm


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