Luma Connections #6: Use Photos to Connect Learners

Collaboration and connection are important for our social-emotional well-being. Importantly, Luma has conducted research and published the benefits for creating learning communities remotely. This year, Luma will provide specific strategies you can implement to connect learners remotely. We are calling these strategies our Luma Connections.

Teaching Tool: Discussion Board
Nugget the MascotThis online tool allows learners to interact with each other to explore a topic and to discuss key concepts, share experiences, and ask questions. Interactions do not occur in real time and can be mentor-to-learner and learner-to-learner interactions.

Use photos to connect learners over an extended period.

It is important for learners in a learning community to get to know each other. Photos can help connect learners. Consider having a pet discussion board or a monthly photo discussion board.

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