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DLC Publishes New Article by DAO’s Dr. Jessica Potts

Dr Potts DLC publication

Dr Potts DLC publicationThe Digital Learning Collaborative published a new article by Dr. Jessica Potts, the Davidson Academy Online Curriculum Coordinator, “How Can I Create an Engaging Community in Online Spaces?

Dr. Potts discusses how Davidson Academy Academy Online accomplished our sense of community by focusing on three major concepts:

  1. Presence is key!
  2. Technology is a facilitator of community, not the community itself
  3. A strong online community is student-led

Dr. Potts also discusses trade secrets:

  1. Less is more when it comes to technology
  2. Make time for community building
  3. Teachers need community, too