What do virtual communities and community gardens have in common? Like thriving community gardens, robust virtual communities must welcome people who share a common vision and allow them to grow and build something beautiful, fruitful and self sustaining. Below is part of my post to the recent Techlearning blog post by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach. The quintessential 21st century educator, Sheryl knows how to start a conversation and keep it rolling. This time she tackles the mysterious underpinnings of successful virtual communities. Why do so many of them snap crackle and pop? Full of well documented examples of research based models, this post is compelling. I dare you not to respond!
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