As you transition back to the classroom and prepare for a new school year, use this checklist to help you get Listenwise ready for your students (and learn about Listenwise’s new features!).

  1. Add the Listenwise App to your Clever Portal
  2. Create New Listenwise Classes & Enroll Students
  3. Explore New Content
  4. Plan Listenwise Lessons
  5. Get the Help You Need!

1. Does your School Use Clever? Add the Listenwise App to Your Portal

Listenwise has added Clever SSO to allow seamless access to Listenwise for teachers and students.  You can now log into Listenwise from your Clever portal or use the Clever button on the log-in page. Ask your Clever administrator to add Listenwise to your portal if you already have Premium.

Check out this video tutorial or read this blog post for more about how to use Clever and Listenwise.

2. Create New Listenwise Classes & Enroll Students

Out with the old, and in with the new! Here are three steps to get your Listenwise account ready for new students: 

  1. Delete your classes from last year. 
    1. From the Manage Classes tab on your teacher dashboard, you can remove old classes. Here are instructions on how to delete classes.
  2. Create your new classes on this page
    1. If you use Google Classroom, you can import your class rosters. Otherwise, you’ll manually create classes to generate a Class Code to share with students. This help article has more info about class creation.
  3. Enroll your students. 
    1. Depending on how you create your classes, students will have different methods for logging in. These quick start guides have everything you need to get students up and running using a Class Code or Google Classroom.

3. Explore New Content

Our team has been busy adding new and engaging content to Listenwise this summer! We’ve added podcasts across all subjects and levels, and here are the highlights:

As you look for stories on Listenwise, you’ll notice we updated our search page. It’s now easier to keep track of which filters are applied and find the perfect story.

4. Plan Listenwise Lessons

Listenwise is a flexible tool that can be used for whole-class listens, small group activities, or independent work. As you plan for the new year, consider these listening activity ideas:

5. Get the Help You Need!

Whether you need technical assistance or instructional ideas, we are here to support you and your students this year: