Today is the International Day of Listening. What does that mean? It’s a day to increase awareness of the value of listening and provide resources to help people develop better listening skills and strategies. The main idea behind this day is that “Listening makes us better humans.”

We believe in the power of listening, and it seems that more and more people are believing in the power of listening as well. The numbers continue to show that more and more people are listening to stories and podcasts.

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In order to increase awareness about listening, find great listening instruction resources on our teacher support center:


The theme for this year is “Listen—even when you disagree.” Here are some of our stories for you to explore:

Time to dive into the International Day Of Listening!