This article relates well with Passion Learning Centre in Ottawa.
The school is to be based in a community centre in order to keep contact with the supporting community.
Here are the 5 ways to improve the sense of community in a school.
1. Give students opportunities to share multiple parts of their lives.
2. Acknowledge what’s good.
3. Provide time for collaboration and student-to-student interaction.
4. Check in and monitor the lives of groups.
5. Be the host and set the tone.
This is a very interesting blog.