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Eric has authored 6 books and 20 articles in major publications. Be sure to check out his award-winning blog.

  • Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There's an App for That!
    by Eric Sheninger on February 10, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    As teachers and administrators, grappling with off-task behaviors and distractions when it comes to student phones in the classroom has occurred at some point. Recently I recently learned about Pocket Points, an app that educators are using to promote better decision-making amongst students with the goal of keeping them off their phones when not being used to achieve learning outcomes associated […]

  • Blending with Playlists
    by Eric Sheninger on February 3, 2019 at 1:42 pm

    In an effort to personalize learning more and more educators are turning to blended learning strategies. Before getting into the specifics of this post, it is important to flesh out each concept to ensure the efficacy of these shifts in pedagogy.  When it comes to personalized learning, the “personal” should be emphasized.  Putting all kids in front of a device and having […]

  • Kid-Centric Schools: When There's a Will There's a Way
    by Eric Sheninger on January 27, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    When I wrote Uncommon Learning back in 2015, the premise was to set the stage as to how we could create schools that work for kids. A good deal of the strategies presented came from what we successfully implemented at New Milford High School where I was the former principal. To get a better gist of the main focus areas check out my TEDx talk. As I have since transitioned from school principal to […]