March 24, 2014

CSR Initiative of American Honda Continues Education Renewal Work With Big Picture Learning

The Professional Development Center at Eagle Rock will continue education renewal work in collaboration with Big Picture Learning from April 1 – 3, 2014.

The Big Picture Coaches who will be attending support over 50 schools in 18 states. While at Eagle Rock they will be exploring the following:

– Metacognitive Variables Training

– Sharing best practices

– Exploring Design Thinking

“As we continue to work alongside districts and schools around areas of engagement, social-emotional learning and real world application it is critical that we continue to develop our internal organizational talent to meet those increased needs. With the support of the great Eagle Rock Professional Development Center staff, we will be spending three days focused on how we continue to improve our own practices to better serve those working with students,” explains Carlos Moreno, National Director of School and Network Support for Big Picture Learning.


About Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock, a nonprofit Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the American Honda Motor Company, is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for educators. The school is a year-round, residential, and full-scholarship school that enrolls young people ages 15-17 from around the United States in an innovative learning program with national recognition.

The Professional Development Center works with educators from around the country who are interested in engaging in education renewal and reform. The Professional Development Center works with educators committed to making high school a more engaging experience for our country’s youth.

We envision this country’s high schools as high functioning centers of engagement and learning. We accelerate school improvement and support implementation of engaging practices that foster each students’ unique potential and help young people use their minds well.

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