You can discover more about these strategies for engaging students by reading Engaging the Disengaged: How One School Re-Engages Students in Learning (2015) or Engaging the Disengaged: How Schools Can Help Struggling Students Succeed (2008)....More
One of the interns described above summarized the importance of relationships in Engaging the Disengaged: How Schools Can Help Struggling Students Succeed: “Any meaningful and positive learning experience must be built upon a strong relationship. This relationship does not necessitate a friendship, but [it does necessitate] an honest and transparent understanding of intentions and communication...More
The book is edited by Lois Brown Easton with chapters authored by more than 30 of the field’s leading experts in adult learning, including Eagle Rock staff members Michael Soguero, Dan Condon and former Eagle Rock Fellow Colin Packard....More
Eagle Rock is both a school for high school age students and a professional development center for adults, particularly 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 wish to study how to re-engage, retain and graduate students. We provide consulting services at school sites and host educators who study and learn from Eagle Rock practices.
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