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Daniel Bassill's Blog – March 2009 Archive (4)

March 2009 Tutor/Mentor Connection eNews now on line

This map is one of the images I shared in the March 2009 Tutor/Mentor Connection eMail newsletter, which you can find on the T/MC web site.

This map can also be seen at the Mapping for Justice web site, along with an article explaining… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 26, 2009 at 12:12pm — No Comments

508 Chicago Kids Shot in Just 16 Months

Children cannot focus on learning when they are worried about living.

Editorial from Chicago SunTimes

March 9, 2009

In this school year alone, 25 Chicago Public Schools children have been murdered. As shocking as that is, that number doesn't begin to tell the real story of how deeply violence is a part of the everyday life of Chicago's children.

Try this… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 10, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments

Role of teams from universities, businesses, faith groups

Chris Warren, who is serving a one year fellowship with Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection, has written a blog post showing how the T/MC seeks to work with teams from universities, professions, businesses, hospitals, etc.. You can read this at http://chrispip.blogspot.com/2009/03/campuscatalyst-cabriniconnections_07.html

We have many groups growing within the Tutor/Mentor Connection Ning.com page, and our aim is to help each group adopt the ideas Chris is writing about, so… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 8, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Role of Interns and volunteers

I encourage you to visit the groups section to see work done since January by interns from Korea and India (by way of Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan.

The work one team did was to convert the graphic on this page to an animated presentation which you can view from the UMichigan… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on March 5, 2009 at 9:47am — No Comments

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