The Tutor/Mentor Learning Network is:
The Tutor/Mentor Learning Network functions in many ways like a university, offering you a broad selection of the resources, opportunities, and social networks you need to get a total educational experience.
For example, a student in pursuit of a degree might fulfill his basic university requirements by attending academic lectures and completing assigned readings. However, in order to excel in his field, he might also decide to attend guest lectures, do internet learning, travel abroad, and participate in extra-curricular activities and social networking.
View this PDF essay to better understand the Tutor/Mentor Learning Network and its goals
We hope that in using the Tutor/Mentor Learning Network you take advantage of all of the avenues by which you can excel in your tutor/mentor experience.
Questions? Contact Us
With all of the opportunities the Learning Network has to
offer, the amount of information can get overwhelming. Just as a student
doesn’t complete his degree overnight, however, you shouldn’t expect to read
and digest all of the information available in the network in just one or two
If you are unsure where to begin, start by skimming the
various sections. Find a topic that
interests you. Explore the articles section to get
background on the subject. Use the program locator and maps area to find real programs and statistics to inform
you research more into your topic and apply it to your own experience, don’t
forget to ask questions and share what you have learned. By participating in
our online discussion forums or adding a resource to the links
library, you contribute to the knowledge base available to others. Like
research performed at a university, your contributions keep our tutor/mentor
resources relevant and useful.
One of the best ways to learn is to connect with others on Twitter, Facebook or Linked in. Here are some tips
* Use this concept map to connect with groups of people that Dan Bassill, founder of Tutor/Mentor Connection learns from. This is Dan's Personal Learning Network (PLN). It can be yours, too.
* Follow Dan on Twitter @tutormentorteam
* Join the Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC group on Facebook
* Join this discussion group on LinkedIN.
Articles written by T/MC staff and colleagues in the field
Anything and everything related to the world of tutoring and mentoring
News that affects the world of tutoring and mentoring
Maps and Map Blogs
See visual examples of the T/MC's work
Learn about the T/MC philosophy and strategy and how you can become a part of it
Links to Chicago Area Youth Program Web Sites
Find a Chicago-area program
Share and discuss your own experiences; ask questions
Use this contact form or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Connect on Twitter or Facebook
Sign Up for Email Newsletter