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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Helping Boys Get Organized - Role of Tutor/Mentor
By tutormentor2 @ 1:19 PM :: 4158 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
I encourage those working with boys to read this article titled Giving Disorganized Boys the Tools for Success which is in The New York Times.I was in...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009
The CRESPAR Talent Development Model
By @ 12:40 PM :: 3360 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
As mentors, we play key roles in the lives of children, just as teachers and parents. It is important to constantly challenge and strengthen the lives of our mentees. CRESPAR, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk, works to fight the failing programs that put children into a “sorting paradigm” within schools and fights for a “talent development” model. The program was initiated by Johns Hopkins and Howard Universities in 1994.
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008
ENEWS: December, 2008 (Vol. 13 #3)
By smhp @ 2:10 PM :: 4922 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Program Articles
ENEWS is one of the many resources provided by the School Mental Health Project/ Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA.  This electronic newsletter is sent to those concerned with enhancing policies, programs, and practices related to addressing barriers to student learning and to promoting mental health in schools.  For more on what our federally supported national Center offers, see http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu
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Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Is Great Teaching Enough To Close the School Achievement Gap
By tutormentor2 @ 3:24 PM :: 4 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Conferences and Training Opportunities, Research and Advocacy , Testimonials to tutoring/mentoring
The 10th Annual School Policy Series Luncheons are investigating this question.  During the first event, held in November, Charles Payne, author ...
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Tuesday, July 29, 2008
"Volunteer" Does Not Mean "No Pay"
By Bill_Huddleston @ 10:34 AM :: 5271 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Fund Raising Ideas

The non-profit sector wastes a lot of time debating unimportant semantic issues, instead of concentrating on the real work that needs to be done.  This article, originally a blog post on www.cfctreasures.wordpress.com comments about the current debate about what the word "volunteer" means.  Since many mentors are from organizations that believe in having their employees (while being paid) provide service to the community, it is particularly applicable to the TutorMentorConnection website.

 

 

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