May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Listenwise features a variety of stories about the experiences and contributions of Asian and Pacific Americans, addressing a range of topics, such as exclusionary immigration policies, sword fighting traditions, and representation of Asian Americans in Hollywood films. Explore Listenwise’s AAPI podcast lessons that highlight the challenges and triumphs of Asian Pacific Americans and learn about their cultural heritage. 

Listening to podcasts featuring authentic voices can connect students to specific moments in time and promote understanding of others’ perspectives. Listenwise has curated an Asian American and Pacific Islander Stories collection that offers diverse voices and perspectives. Browse this collection, use the “Asian” topic tag, and review the lists of stories and resources below to help students learn about the generations of Asian and Pacific Americans who have shaped and enriched America’s history.


Listenwise AAPI Podcast Lessons

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World History

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