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Uncommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids
Thursday November 12, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Schools traditionally have been designed to work well for adults, but the conventional school design hasn’t always served our learners. Students today need to be empowered to take ownership of their learning in relevant and meaningful ways to prepare them for a constantly evolving world.
In this recorded webinar, Eric Sheninger explored how to cultivate shared ownership, respect, and trust – creating a school learning culture that students value and to which they want to belong in the digital age. Eric presented a variety of successful strategies and initiatives implemented at schools with a focus on the purposeful integration of technology, a redefinition of learning spaces, personalized learning, and the whole child.
This recorded session will help you understand how transform your own school into a place that is aligned with the way students live and learn today. He will field questions from attendees after his presentation. This recorded webinar will benefit all K-12 educators and leaders, including those in higher education.
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Eric Sheninger is a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education. His work focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward. This has led to the formation of the Pillars of Digital Leadership, a framework for all educators to initiate sustainable change to transform school cultures. His main focus is purposeful integration of technology to facilitate student learning, improve communications with stakeholders, enhance public relations, create a positive brand presence, discover opportunity, transform learning spaces, and help educators grow professionally. Eric has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his work, including being chosen by TIME Magazine as one of the 140 Best Twitter Feeds in 2014. Earlier in his career, Eric was an award-winning principal at New Milford High School (NMHS), which became a globally recognized model for innovative practices under his leadership. At NMHS, he oversaw the successful implementation of several sustainable change initiatives that radically transformed the learning culture at his school while increasing achievement. Eric began his career in education as a science teacher at Watchung Hills Regional High School. He received his M.Ed. in Educational Administration from East Stroudsburg University, B.S. in Biology from Salisbury University, and his B.S. in Marine/Environmental Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Follow Eric on Twitter @E_Sheninger.
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