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English Learners and Listening – Listen Wise Book Ch. 5 Sneak Peek

(Pre-order the book and get stickers for your class!) Today’s blog post explores teaching listening to English learners from the chapter 5 in my upcoming book: Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners. You can read more about why listening is a skill that matters (chapter 1), the neuroscience behind listening (chapter 2), and…

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Listenwise as a Tool for RTI and Targeted Instruction

The pandemic has changed the landscape of education like never before. It has mobilized the use of technology and  created challenges for many students, deepening disparities for some as a result of learning environment changes. As school learning environments continue shifting, it’s important to continue to address the needs of all students, especially striving learners.  …

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The Intersection Between Listening and Reading– Listen Wise Chapter 4 Sneak Peek

(Pre-order the book below and get stickers for your class!) Today’s blog post explores the intersection between listening and reading from chapter 4 in my upcoming book: Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners. You can read more about why listening is a skill that matters (chapter 1), the neuroscience behind listening (chapter 2),…

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5 Ways to Address SEL Goals Using Podcasts

Supporting our students’ mental health will be a core focus for the 2021/22 school year.Many of our podcast lessons can be used to address more than one of the SEL core competencies: self-awareness, self-management, relationship skills, responsible decision making and social awareness, as well as addressing issues like equity.   We’ve tried to make it easy…

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How to Teach Listening – Listen Wise Chapter 3 Sneak Peek

(Pre-order the book and get stickers for your class!) Today’s blog post explores how to teach listening from a chapter in my upcoming book: Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners. In my other sneak peeks, you can read more about chapter 1 and why listening is a skill that matters and chapter 2…

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Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Classroom with Podcasts

Many educators are seeking ways to diversify teaching resources and incorporate underrepresented voices and perspectives into their curriculum.  Sharing and discussing podcasts featuring stories and viewpoints of real people in their own voices can activate students’ emotions, validate their experiences, foster empathy, and promote understanding of diverse perspectives. These stories can also seed constructive dialogue…

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Educators Share Ideas for Teaching with Listenwise

Teachers using Listenwise podcasts with their students through remote/hybrid instruction continue to share teaching ideas that others can adopt or adapt to fit their particular contexts.  Many note that Listenwise’s curriculum resources help students connect what they are learning in class to their lives and the world beyond school. They appreciate the flexibility of the…

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Listening is a Skill – Listen Wise Book Sneak Peek on Chapter 1

Today’s blog post takes a deep dive into an upcoming chapter of my book: Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners. You can explore a sneak peek on ch. 2 this is your brain on listening and ch. 3. on how to teach listening. When I was a reporter, and my stories were heard…

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Listening Comprehension Matters

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