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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! (View the full infographic) Podcasting also hits speaking and listening goals and is a cross-curricular activity. […]

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 […]