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 posted a status
"Video shows founder of Ning talking about future of community building. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9SY5zsY4QU"
Daniel Bassill commented on Eunjin Cho's group Interns, visualizations - Universities-T/MC
"I've not had interns working with me since early 2015 due to lack of funds. However, I continue to connect with others from many states and countries and encourage educators to engage students in creating new interpretations of the ideas on my…"
Jul 22
Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Participation in past conferences, 1994 - 2014 in the group Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conference
"Tutor/Mentor Connection began hosting networking conferences in May 1994 to bring leaders of Chicago and national tutoring, mentoring and learning programs and their supporters together for learning, relationship building and collaboration. The…"
Jun 28
Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Recommended reading to support volunteer mobilization and volunteer support in the group Volunteer Recruitment Event Planning
"While this Ning group has been pretty inactive, I'm still using it as an archive, showing what the Tutor/Mentor Connection did in past years to help build and sustain volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in Chicago.  These are actions…"
Jun 28
Daniel Bassill posted a status
"Sent summer Tutor/Mentor eNews today. http://tutormentorconference.org/newsletters/TMI_June2016.htm Let me know if you use the ideas."
Jun 22
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Jun 10
Daniel Bassill replied to Daniel Bassill's discussion Articles to read about Social Network Analysis in the group Social Network Analysis Project with Tutor/Mentor Connection
"This article, focusing on using social network analysis to evaluate faculty productivity, has a lot of ideas that could be applied to measuring impact of employee volunteer engagement in non profit organizations.  It's worth a deep read."
May 12
Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto's blog post Project: Exploring the Tutor/Mentor Connection
"Good luck.  Keep me posted as you progress."
May 6

Blog Posts

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

View library of illustrated essays on Scribd.com and Slideshare

Since the mid 1990s I've tried to visualize my ideas and strategies using PowerPoint and other drawing tools. I've been uploading these to slide share and other platforms for past few years. Here's one example.…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on September 29, 2015 at 5:30pm

Use Concept Maps to Visualize Strategies and Show Networks

This is one of many concept maps I've created to visualize the commitment I and other leaders need to make to help youth in all high poverty neighborhoods of a city get the support systems they need to more successfully move through school and into careers.  While you can click through the nodes on this map, to other maps, I created this library of concept maps, to show the wide variety that…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on May 24, 2015 at 12:06pm

Experimenting with webinars. Join me on April 21, 2015

I'm hosting a webinar focused on volunteer recruitment for tutor/mkentor programs at 2pm EST on April 21.  You can sign up…


Posted by Daniel Bassill on April 19, 2015 at 8:03pm


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