Tutor/Mentor Connection

Connect knowledge, volunteers, youth and make a difference.

This is a meeting place for anyone who wants to help inner city youth connect with extra adult tutors and mentors. Members need approval.

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Daniel Bassill commented on Eunjin Cho's group Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC
"I encourage any who are still following this group to visit this post and see how a 2018 on-line and place based class is asking learners to use blogs and other visualizations to introduce themselves, connect with each other,…"
Daniel Bassill commented on Eunjin Cho's group Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC
"Here's an article showing students in Hong Kong involved in community mapping. http://www.gettingsmart.com/2017/11/building-student-ownership-through-community-mapping/  ;"
Nov 30, 2017
Daniel Bassill posted a status
"This morning the @GiraffeHeroes project posted this tweet. Thank you. https://twitter.com/GiraffeHeroes/status/931448358643879936"
Nov 17, 2017
Daniel Bassill commented on Eunjin Cho's group Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC
"Happy to see Daniel and Michael join this group. I'm hopeful we'll have an intern from IIT join in the Jan-Feb 2018 cycle.  While you're looking around here, I encourage you to follow the #clmooc Twitter feed…"
Nov 6, 2017
Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto left a comment for Michael Rossiter
"Welcome to the group Michael. I'm a social studies, high school teacher, from Brazil and a member of this group since 2015. On march 2017, I tried a two encounters-immersion in the T/M library, and, beyond the lack of time, English was an…"
Oct 31, 2017
Michael Rossiter joined Eunjin Cho's group

Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC

This is a workspace where interns from Korea, China, India and the US work with Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC in Chicago. Join in if you'd like to take part.See More
Oct 30, 2017
Daniel Bassill left a comment for Michael Rossiter
"Hi Mike. Thanks for joining this group. I set it up in 2007 when more people were interacting on forums like this. In the past few years I've used it as an archive and to coach interns in the group…"
Oct 30, 2017
Michael Rossiter is now a member of Tutor/Mentor Connection
Oct 30, 2017

Blog Posts

Think of idea sharing as exploding fireworks

I started this forum in 2007 when platforms like Ning were a new way to meet, connect and share ideas.  While a few people still join every year the forum has not been very active for a few years.

However, I still use it to archive work done in the past and to maintain connections for those who…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on September 22, 2017 at 1:36pm

Holiday Appeal from Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC

I created the Tutor/Mentor Connection in 1993 as part of a non-profit organization that also was creating a site-based tutor/mentor program serving teens in the Cabrini-Green neighborhood of Chicago.  I created the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC in 2011 to keep the T/MC strategy going in Chicago and share it…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on December 12, 2016 at 1:08pm

Are you using annotation to support student, volunteer and staff learning?

Here'sblog article showing three annotation tools.

In addition, here'sarticle I wrote in Jan 2016 to introduce annotation. In the comments section of the blog I've added updates. Are any of you using these tools?

If so, post a comment and link showing how you are using…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on December 4, 2016 at 11:46am

Follow this "Learning Path" through the ideas of the Tutor/Mentor Connection

I've hosted this Ning site since 2007 with the goal that teams from colleges, faith groups, businesses, etc. in Chicago and other cities would use the information and ideas to build strategies that make mentor-rich youth programs available in all  high poverty neighborhoods, and help each get the on-going flow of…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on April 27, 2016 at 2:14pm

Project: Exploring the Tutor/Mentor Connection

Hello everybody, I created this project project%20TMC%20DGRD.docx whose aim is to dig into the Tutor/Mentor´s sites with students from Brazil, and which I am presenting to schools, with no perspective, untill now, due to an utilitarian and short-sighted approach of education that presents itself during conversations…


Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on April 4, 2016 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments


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