Listenwise Webinars

Every fall and spring, Listenwise hosts free webinars for teacher, specialists, admin, and educational leadership professionals aimed. Learn how you can use Listenwise to support best practices, better serve your diverse student population, and add multimodal learning to your instructional routine.

Upcoming Webinars

Building a Routine With Listenwise to Boost Learning

Monday, February 26, 2024 at 1pm Eastern Time

In order to acquire language, multilingual learners need lots of comprehensible input. In this interactive webinar led by presenter, coach, and consultant Beth Skelton, you will get comprehensible input activities that support students’ ability to understand spoken English in podcasts and videos. 

These strategies work for all students, especially experienced multilinguals at intermediate stages of language development. The strategies will build your students’ confidence, enhance their ability to understand oral English in a variety of settings, and make language acquisition joyful!

Teaching Multiple Levels of ELs in Gen Ed Classroom Using Listenwise

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 6pm Eastern Time

Join us for this upcoming webinar where educators share their tips for how to use Listenwise to teach multiple levels of English learners in a gen ed classroom. Discover how Listenwise’s rich repository of authentic, real-world podcast and video content supports diverse levels of language acquisition, making it a versatile differentiation tool for emergent to reclassified students.

Teachers will leave this webinar with practical tips, creative lesson plan ideas, and interactive activities that use Listenwise’s unique features to address a diverse classroom of learners. Administrators will hear how Listenwise can be an efficient tool for ensuring that English learners at every level get access to rigorous, accessible material in both gen ed and ELD classrooms.

Engaging High School ELs Using Podcasts

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 6pm Eastern

Ignite a passion for language and critical thinking in your high school English learners with our upcoming webinar. Join us for an enriching session where we unveil Listenwise’s potential to captivate and elevate the learning experience for high school ELs with rigorous and high-interest podcast and video content.

You’ll hear strategies from seasoned educators across the country on integrating Listenwise seamlessly into your curriculum to foster language development and critical listening skills. Get lesson recommendations for building analytical thinking skills and generating meaningful class discussions. From thought-provoking narratives to diverse voices, learn how Listenwise opens the door to a wealth of resources tailored to high school English learners’ unique needs.

Tips for Teaching SEL With English Learners Using Listenwise

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 6pm Eastern

Unleash the potential of podcasts as a powerful tool for building language skills and nurturing the emotional intelligence of your English learners. Join us for a webinar that explores the transformative power of Listenwise lessons in teaching SEL skills to English learners. 

Led by teachers using Listenwise in their classrooms, our presenters will share practical tips and tricks for selecting SEL podcasts that generate conversation and community-building in the classroom. Learn how to leverage the compelling narratives and diverse voices featured in Listenwise lessons to engage English learners on a deeper level, while simultaneously nurturing their social and emotional well-being. 

Whether you’re an ELD teacher looking to supplement your curriculum or a gen ed teacher who wants to create inclusive learning environments, this webinar is for you!

Watch Our Previous Webinars


Building a Routine With Listenwise to Boost Learning

Unlock the Power of Listenwise for Elementary English Learners

Real World Strategies to Get English Learners Talking

Boosting Achievement With Newcomers Using Listenwise ft. Efrain Tovar (Selma USD)

Appsmashing for ELD Teachers Using Listenwise ft. Jake Miller (Edu Duct Tape)

WIDA & Listenwise: Pairing for Student Success

Teaching Language of Argument With Listenwise Podcasts ft. Scott M. Petri (LAUSD)


Supporting Multilinguals With Podcasts & Video ft. Tan K Huynh

Guerilla Radio: Making Podcasts in the Classroom With Students

How to Use Listenwise to Address TEKS for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing ft. Melissa Rincon, M.Ed (FWISD)

3 Student Choice Strategies to Engage English Learners

Putting the Fun in Learning — Using Listenwise Podcasts to Highlight Positive News

Easy Substitute Plans Using Listenwise – 3 Pre-Made Lesson Ideas

Building the Listening-Reading Connection for Multilinguals ft. Valentina Gonzalez

Listening & Speaking Instructional Strategies for ELs ft. Dr. Jeff Zwiers