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NAIS Inspiration Lab – Learning Experiences Help Students Find Their Potential, Attain Their Dreams

Eagle Rock School students aren’t admitted as freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors, but rather as adolescents interested in taking control of their lives and learning. They must complete a minimum of six trimesters, time for sufficient personal growth and character development. Graduation is based on demonstrated competencies rather than more traditional “seat time” and grades. […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – Inside Arts – Local teacher brings love of arts into classroom

By Barb Boyer BuckFor the Trail-Gazette Cindy Elkins explains how quilts are constructed in blocks to students Taj Mahal and Anaya. (Barb Boyer Buck / For the Trail-Gazette) At Eagle Rock School (ERS), there is a more concrete relationship between art and what’s traditionally considered “core curriculum.” Estes Park resident and ERS arts educator Cindy […]

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Estes Park Trail Gazette – For Immediate Release: Estes Park Youth Day of Action and Service Learning

Laurie Dale Marshall EVICS – For the Trail Gazette This Friday, January 20, the energy in Estes Park will be fueled by over one hundred local youth as they participate in Estes Park Youth Day of Action and Service Learning.  This day of community service is a collaborative effort of the Estes Valley Library, Estes […]

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Students at the Center Hub – Winooski Middle/High School Tackles Equity in Personalizatio

BY LINDSEY COX | POSTED ON DECEMBER 16, 2016 As one of the schools participating in The Growing Equity Together Project, inspired by Sarah Bertucci’s Deeper Learning and Equity fellowship, we are nearing the end of our first continuous improvement cycle aimed at over time progressively supporting Winooski Middle/High School students in grades 6-9 to develop the […]

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MK Gandhi Institute – My Visit to Eagle Rock School in Colorado

By David Sanchez I recently spent two and a half days at Eagle Rock School and their Professional Development Center (PDC) in Estes Park, Colorado. The school is an expeditionary learning school where students who’ve not thrived in traditional educational models live on campus and engage in classes that combine theory with hands on learning. […]

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Dreamer Diaries Fall 2016 – Program Staff Creates Plan to Improve Reading & Writing Performance

On September 24th, “I Have a Dream” program staff engaged in a day-long Improvement Science session with Dan Condon, Associate Director of Professional Development at Eagle Rock Professional Development Center. At the end of the day, the session had generated prototype projects to help our program staff in improving student reading and writing performance. The […]