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Getting Smart Podcast – High Quality Professional Development at Eagle Rock

By Emily Liebtag High-quality learning is often a result of great teaching and student-centered learning environments. We know from John Hattie and his work in Visible Learning that a teacher is one of the most important factors when it comes to student outcomes. Michael Soguero, long-time educator and current Director of Professional Development at Eagle Rock, fully supports […]

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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 […]

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Big Picture Learning Blog – Finding your tribe

We were gathered for three days in the mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado, to explore what it means to be a coach for Big Picture Learning. We had a chance to examine our own questions and dilemmas and to practice strategies for supporting our colleagues in designing schools where learning is personal and communal; based on students’ interests; and grounded in real world learning experiences.

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Join us at Eagle Rock for a School Reform Initiative Critical Friendship Seminar

The needs of our schools call for sharing our expertise and perspectives to reach each student and develop a collaborative community. Together, we can challenge assumptions and habits that prevent us from reaching all students, support robust practices, and explore assets and strengths we each bring to our work together and individually.

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Honda CSR – Beyond Test Scores: Eagle Rock Pioneers New Metrics in Education

Successful companies rely on extensive sets of data to make decisions and evaluate performance. One universally recognized problem facing our education system is that schools do not do the same, and instead rely solely on simplistic measures of performance including test scores and graduation rates.

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Eagle Rock Wants to Meet With You at SXSWedu

The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin, TX from March 9 – 12, 2015 and has limited appointments available to discuss what we do and how we might work together. Interested educators can tweet at us @eaglerockschool to set up a meeting.