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It seems fitting that our 25th anniversary should serve as an opportunity for those of us who work at Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center to unveil our keenest insights from the past quarter of a century, neatly packaged and available to anyone who is interested by way of a new downloadable eBooklet.
That eBooklet — Sharing Our Experience: Lessons From 25 Years — is the result of our experience with engaging students in their own education on our Colorado campus, as well as our well-recognized efforts through our Professional Development Center of providing hands-on support and facilitation of planning sessions for schools throughout the country interested in attaining the same for their students.
Indeed, these lessons — shared in detail below — are relevant to our supporters, followers and observers. But they also hold significant relevancy for anyone interested in the nationwide effort to help young people to actively participate in their own education.
Here then are the most essential lessons we’ve learned during our quarter century of engagement with students on our campus, and through supporting schools around the country. First up are lessons learned from working directly with students here at Eagle Rock School: Continue reading…