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Daniel Bassill replied to James Robinson's discussion Young people from London England volunteering in African communities.
"I've shared your post on Twitter and Facebook and hope others do the same. Good luck to you."
Apr 17
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"Here's another resource for members of this group. It's the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa, based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Its goal is to "forge new links with African scholars and institutions, and…"
Mar 14
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"I've encouraged friends from Africa to create an Africa-based Tutor/Mentor Connection, filled with Africa-focused research and directories of youth serving organizations operating in Africa.I found an article today that talks about some of the…"
Mar 7
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Feb 8
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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…See More
Feb 7
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,…"
Jan 21
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

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About Me:
I've led a volunteer-based tutor/mentor program for more than 30 years. I created the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC in 2011 to share ideas, innovate and help tutor/mentor programs grow in Chicago and other cities. I use my blog and the http://www.tutormentorexchange.net web site to share what I and others know so that more and better tutor/mentor programs can grow in Chicago and other major cities.
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http://www.tutormentorexchange.net
What do you hope to learn, or share, on this forum?
My goal is to inspire members to use the ideas we share in their own daily actions so that we increase the reach and frequency of messages that mobilize volunteers and donors to support volunteer-based tutor/mentor programs in Chicago and other cities where there are high concentrations of poverty.

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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…

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Posted on February 7, 2018 at 5:41pm

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…

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Posted 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…

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Posted 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…

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Posted 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…

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Posted on April 27, 2016 at 2:14pm

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At 4:15pm on August 5, 2017, Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto said…

Hello, Dan!

The article on Rio describes very well what is happening.

And your report is very important, also.

One of the worst obstacles to social justice in Brazil has been judicial inequality.

It would be worth trying to translate this short article from a known doctor who works in prisons in the city of São Paulo, here http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/colunas/drauziovarella/2017/08/1907201-desigualdade-judiciaria.shtml.

I appreciated very much the link for the CLMOOC and will participate.

Daniel

At 7:04pm on February 10, 2016, Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto said…

Hi, Daniel

I've been reading your posts for one week (since you viewed my profile in Linkedin) and as I start to understand the TMC's principles, I become more and more interested. I work as a sociology teacher in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, and I think the kind of approach you propose is totally original here, so I'm a begginer.

Thanks,

Daniel Delmanto

At 8:51pm on August 23, 2015, Travis Centers said…

Hi, Daniel. 

Thank you for the response! You do not need to worry about me, I'll play nice in the sandbox. I was invited by a friend of mine to join, so I am checking it out. I would love to grab coffee in the loop sometimes. Email me at travis@donorpath.org, and we'll find a time to connect. 

Best, 

Travis 

At 8:10pm on January 26, 2015, Maxine Williams said…

Hey Dan

I don't know if you remember me.  I spoke at the June 2013 conference and have attended earlier conferences.  I told you I would consider volunteering after I retired.  Can you use some help getting the next conference together?    Maxine

At 3:02pm on July 30, 2014, Ronda Howard said…

Daniel,

Today I shared information with two start-up organizations about your websites

and how it is the best resources for a new business.  We plan on working  together on your website.

Kind Regards

Ronda (BFJP)

 

At 5:25pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel,

Thank you for sharing this information.  I will be reviewing it.  Look forward to chatting down the road.

Kind regards,

Scott

At 5:24pm on February 12, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Daniel, one of the reasons I was attracted to a conversation with you is that you had already posted the graphic on Mentoring Kids to Careers.  Thanks for sharing the link again.

Scott

At 2:48pm on February 9, 2014, Scott Staunton said…

Thanks for your note.  Could we chat sometime next Wednesday over the phone?  Kind regards, S

At 10:43am on November 22, 2013, Jay Rosenbloom said…

Daniel,

    Thank you for your help. We are a new group, having trouble finding volunteers. I will follow your advice and see what happen. If there is anything I can do to assist you, please let me know.

Thanks,

Jay

At 4:27pm on October 6, 2013, Adebayo Tayo Kehinde said…

Please daniel what help can u render to help develop my skill as a mentor

 
 
 

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