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Today’s guest blog is written by teacher advocate Erik Eve, an 8th grade Social Studies Teacher in Lindenhurst, NY. He teaches honors classes using PBL, blended learning, and Google Classroom. Find him on twitter @mrevelindy. In today’s classrooms it seems that students are always on devices and their social interaction is very limited, so I […]

Teacher Advocate, Erik Eve, an 8th grade social studies teacher from Lindenhurst, NY visited us with his class of 46 students last week. We were thrilled to host a podcasting workshop with an amazing, exuberant, and articulate group of students.   After a half day together the students left with podcast recordings ready to edit […]

Do you have news overload? Do you need to take a break? Here are interesting stories that you can listen to with students that don’t contain current events. Find stories that feature kindness, giving, equity, social good in communities, and more.   Kids are doing great things. Listen to how these students became environmental activists […]

We have been writing all summer and fall to bring new lessons to you. Here are a few that have been added recently. Take a look! Language and Writing In the 17th century, people were determined to overcome communications barriers between the people of the world by creating a universal language. Listen to learn about […]

Not only is podcasting fun to do, but podcasting supports important 21st century skills for communication, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration. Your students will love podcasting as a medium to express themselves, share problem-solving ideas and personal perspectives in story form. A recent article in The Atlantic says that “podcasters act as storytellers rather than […]

Are you podcasting in your classroom? Podcasting is a great way to provide deeper learning for students and empower them to have their voices heard and shared with a wider audience.  And students love to engage with audio content! DOWNLOAD OUR TEACHER’S GUIDE TO PODCASTING. (View the full infographic) Podcasting also hits speaking and listening […]

Do kids even enjoy podcasts? Lindsay Patterson wrote in Current that “kids are far from passive listeners. Podcasts are a perfect medium to engage children’s natural curiosity, engagement and delight.” Molly Bloom, a producer of a kids podcast called Brains On! seems to think so as well… “There are a lot of kids who love Radiolab. […]

Listening is key to all effective communication. To improve student listening skills, we need to be able to gather data on their skills, target specific areas of need, and then be able to provide personalized instruction and practice. At Listenwise we support teachers in their practice by providing instructional support in 21st century skills, specifically […]

Today’s guest post is republished from June 22,  2016. Today’s post is written by Scott Petri, a High School History Teacher in California. Follow him on twitter @scottmpetri. Thirty-two years ago, Donald E. Powers wrote Considerations for Developing Measures of Speaking & Listening. It was published by the College Board, which expresses how important these measures are […]